AuSable Main Stage

THURSDAY JULY.28.2022

4:30 PM Aldrich

Sing! Stomp! Strum! Aldrich is an organic, dynamic one-man-band experience! He blends powerful vocals with pulsing foot percussion and rhythmic acoustic guitar to create an encompassing soundscape filled with folk, rock, pop and blues influences.

7PM OH BROTHER BIG SISTER

An eclectic sensation! This brother and sister duo from Northern Michigan covers the music spectrum with entrancing harmonies and ingenious musical arrangements. With a comfortable, comedic essence that makes you feel like your with old friends in the comfort of your happy place; the BIG-sister-little-brother duo deliver music that encompasses a wide variety of music genres with an original acoustic sound that makes each performance an experience.
 Penny and Radel Rosin hail from a small speck on the mitten where they were raised in a family with deep musical roots which will be obvious in their passion for music and ease in entertaining. If you are searching for a fresh, distinctive sound with an element of surprise- the search is over- Oh Brother Big Sister is pure pleasure.

9:30 PM HEY CUZ

Indie Alternative Rock Group Based In Northern MI! A Crew Of Cousins Come Together To Form A New Groove In A Venue Near You! Members Rachel Grace, Ed Eyre, McKenzie Rosin, Doug Slater And Radel Rosin make up this fun upbeat band, with a long history of making musical fusion from a young age. Kicking out original tunes and favorite covers from the start of a garage band. Crafting a new sound through multiple acts they have been accompanied with over the years. To have been found on a hiatus from making a sound with one another, they find a reason to regroup to bring excitement in music as a band once again.

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FRIDAY JULY.29.2022

10am Empower Fitness

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12pm Grayling Marching Band Performs

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1PM The Bridge Between

The Bridge Between is a rock duo consisting of Gabriel Solis on guitar and lead vocals and Del Patterson on drums and backup. They play an alternative rock style taking inspiration from bands like The Beatles, The Avett Brothers, and Arctic Monkeys. They’ve been playing music together for the last 3 years with a goal to share their love of music with the world. 

2PM Derek Boik

Derek is local acoustic musician, with hundreds of songs in his repertoire, from Folk to Motown and Classic Rock to Modern Pop. With 25 years experience as a professional musician, there is no doubt you’ll hear something you like.

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4-5:15 PM The Roscommon Steel Syndicate Band

Formed in the fall of 2001 under the direction of Seth Kilbourn.  From the outset this band has taken a different path choosing to focus on rock and roll.  Steering away from the traditional island type sound.  During this time they have performed works by artists and groups such as The Foo Fighters, Rush, Led Zeppelin, Grand Funk Railroad, David Bowie, Asia and Van Halen to name a few.  The group continues to push the boundaries of what pan music is and add to the library of music available for steel pan.  They have performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice and have toured around the state sharing their high energy show with others. 

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6-7:715 PM Kevin B Klein

Through his music and live performance, Kevin B Klein is a Rocker with a retro vibe and spirit that captures the essence of his passion. With his diverse vocal range, this Detroit/Nashville rocker blends positivity, high energy, and soul supported by his lyrical message. He likes to call his music “Old School Rock and Roll”. He received the Nashville Josie Music Award for Rock Artist of the Year (2017) and Rock Entertainer of the Year (2018).  He recorded his debut album titled “Good Day To Be Alive” at ESM studio in East Nashville. He won the Motor City Muscle songwriting competition with his original song “We Are Detroit”, sponsored by the Detroit Free Press. His music has been featured on many mainstream radio stations including Sirius XM.  He released his 13 song Sophomore album “They Call It Rock n Roll” in 2020 that ranked on the Federal Independent Canadian Music Charts. He has performed at Walter Reed Military Hospital and opened for many National Bands including Tesla, Night Ranger, Mr. Big, and others.

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8-9:15 PM A/SHE/DC

The Ultimate Tribute to AC/DC!
Fingas Freddie Young on lead guitar blows your mind like T.N.T.
You’ll be ringing Hells Bells when Madman Young’s searing rhythm guitar melts your face off! Spliff Williams takes you in to Sin City with his beastly bass grooves. Biff “Diamond Jim” Rudd’s pounding beats will get you ready for Dirty Deeds. The Girl’s Got Rhythm, she’s a real Problem Child, Bonnie Johnson’s voice will drive you wild.
Livin’ easy, lovin’ free, High Voltage on the stage for you! It’s going down. Party time! A/SHE/DC is gonna ROCK YOU!
Fingas Freddie Young, lead guitar – Dan Reed
Madman Young, rhythm guitar – Damien Allen
Spliff Williams, bass guitar – Sean “Finster” Finnegan
Biff ‘Diamond Jim” Rudd, drums – Jason Lyon
Bonnie Johnson, lead vocals – Ida Reed

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10-11:30 PM Jabo Bihlman Band

Jabo (Jay-bo) Bihlman is an Emmy award winning singer, songwriter, composer, and producer.  His music has appeared on FOX, CBS, ABC, CMT, TNT and FX on shows like All My Children, The Good Guys, Sons of Anarchy and The Gifted.  As an artist he was the lead singer/guitarist for the popular blues rock band The Bihlman Bros. from 1996-2018. He is now concentrating fully on his new solo project Jabo Bihlman.
He is also the lead guitarist for the Metalville Records artist Grinder Blues, with his brother Scot and legendary King’s X front man Dug Pinnick. Their latest record El Dos debuted at #14 on the Billboard Blues Charts.
He is a graduate of Musicians Institute (GIT) and a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Audio Engineers Society, Screen Actors Guild and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters. He is also the Music former Director for Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival.
In a fun twist, he has taken on the role of “the last DJ” with Q100 WQON, doing Jabo’s Soundcheck 3-6 pm weekdays.

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SATURDAY JULY.30.2022

11am Empower Fitness

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12:30pm Love Thug

Love Thug is a Michigan based alternative rock garage band. The band formed in 2021 in a small subsect closet of the high school band room. The members of Love Thug consist of Jericho Renn [Rhythm Guitarist], Jordan Renn [Drummer/ Rhythm guitarist], Connor Wolcott [Lead Guitarist], Alexavier (Orion) Hibbard [Bassist], and Madi King [official love thug roadie/ drummer in training]. 

2pm Motor City Memories

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5:30pm Melophobix

“Cage Free Funk from Grand Rapid’s MI”

The members of Melophobix are no strangers to the stage. Within the group, they have accumulated decades’ worth of experience playing and performing across many different cities, states, and even countries. The band is comprised of seven unique individuals whose influences stem from a plethora of genres and artists. This contributes to the band’s multifarious portfolio of original music. Their goal is to remain stylistically cage-free and continue to record genre-bending songs that simultaneously dip into the sauces of several scenes in today’s music world. Considered primarily an original band, most of their repertoire has been written and composed by the group’s collective efforts. That being said, the group has also gained a reputation for re-imagined covers, which honor some of their favorite musicians. With well-crafted performances, combining dynamic and high-energy tunes with exciting stage presence and radiant personalities, Melophobix is guaranteed to win over audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

9:30pm Family Tradition Band

The Family Tradition Band is exactly that, “Family Founded” and “Tradition Based” from the ground up. They were molded by the greats that inspired them in Country Music such as Brooks & Dunn, George Strait and Alan Jackson. That foundation mixed with their Motor City Roots, some Southern Spirit and the ability to connect with any crowd they are put in front of, is what makes The Family Tradition Band truly unique. These guys bring a stadium quality experience to every small town Fair, Festival and Event they play.
They are led by the power duo up front featuring Mid-Michigans own Randy Badour on Lead Vocals/Acoustic Guitar and Kyle Andrew of Metro Detroit on Lead/Backup Vocals and Lead Guitar. FTB is a modern take on an old timeless classic  sound which includes many traditional country elements such as fiddle, banjo and pedal steel guitar. This combined with spot-on vocal harmonies, dual electric guitars and a rock solid rhythm section is what creates the authenticity of the band. No gimmicks or backing tracks, just raw energy and talent. These guys continue to prove why they’re one of the Top Recognized Regional Country Acts!
FTB has recently been named “Best Band” in Detroit by Hour Detroit Magazine (2021) as well as “Best Country Band” by Review Magazine in Mid-Michigan (2021). Since 2019 they have opened for Chris Janson, Scotty McCreary, Joe Nichols, The Oak Ridge Boys, Michael Ray, Dylan Scott, Eli Young Band, Frankie Ballard, David Nail, Parker McCollum, Love & Theft, Trent Tomlinson, Jerrod Niemann, Tyler Booth and Colt Ford.

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