2017 Winter Fest and Games | January 27th-29th

Band Lineup

Friday Friday Island Bar
7:30pm to 9:30pm The Broken Eights 8pm to 11pm Ire Sole
10pm to 12pm Bumblefist
Saturday Saturday Island Bar
1pm to 2:45pm The Sue Orfield Band 12pm to 2:45pm House DJ
3:15pm to 5pm JFT Party Band 3:30pm to 6pm Pit Wagon
5:30pm to 7:30pm Raised Reckless 7pm to 9:45pm Dred I Dread
8pm to 10pm Divided Highway
10:30pm to 12:30am Wayland
Sunday
12:30pm to 3pm Bear Creek Band

Band Information

Dirt Road Dixie

One of the hottest country bands in the Midwest! For well over a year now, Dirt Road Dixie has been bringing great music to great people across the Midwest in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota. They have established themselves at the top with the best vocals in the business, coupled with amazing musicians you’re sure to enjoy the performance!

www.dirtroaddixie.com

Bumblefist

Bumblefist is a high energy rock band from Eau Claire, playing the best of today’s modern hits along with a variety of other great songs from the past three decades. They will have you out on the dance floor all night long!

www.bumblefist.com

Irie Sol

Erupting out of the Twin Cities and Eau Claire, WI with a musical blend that reflects the diversity of its band members-who hail from Kingston, Jamaica; Providence, RI; Chicago, IL; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN; and Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls, WI-Irie Sol delivers authentic Jamaican chat/DJing and soaring, soulful melodies backed by blazing bepop horns, wailing guitar, and tight drum and bass.

www.iriesol.org/#album-release

JFT Party Band

John Nielson, Frank Aragona, Caleb Horne and John Brummer performing classic covers of rock, country, blues and folk from artists such as Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Buffet, U2, Journey, John Mellencamp, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Neil Diamond and many more. Playlists are distributed that include over 100 popular songs of all genres. The audience selects the songs they want to hear and many songs are performed with audience participation!

www.jftpartyband.yolasite.com

Raised Reckless

Raised Reckless is the premiere country band out of central Wisconsin with a rough, rockin’ edge. These fellas have molded themselves into one of the hottest new country bands in central Wisconsin. As a quartet of talented instrumentalists, they bring their diverse set of experiences to create a show that features their virtuosic instrumental playing laced with tight vocal arrangements. A Raised Reckless show includes plenty of new and old country recognized and loved by all with twists and turns into classic rock & roll along the way. You may even hear some of their original material!

www.raisedreckless.com

 

Divided Highway

In July 2005, Mike Shuttleworth formed Divided Highway (DH) with some of the leading musicians in the tri-state area. The band now includes drummer Chris Peck from the band UnSeen, Jeff Heath on bass guitar, and ex-Phoenix keyboardist Mike Folyton.

Together they cover a wide variety of classic to modern rock. All three members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possess a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard, and drum licks that leave audiences speechless. The DH power house is truly a must see event!

www.dividedhighwayrocks.com

Wayland

Staying true to their Midwest work ethic, Wayland has a reputation for high energy live shows. “Always on tour,” the band averages 200-300 shows a year. They have shared bills with some of rock’s biggest acts such as Alice in Chains, Volbeat, Halestorm, Rob Zombie, Brett Michaels, Sammy Hagar, Theory of a Deadman, Black Stone Cherry, Seether, Hinder, Shinedown, Buckcherry, Jackyl, Slash, Alice Cooper and many more. Perfect harmonies, riveting guitar solos, and lyrics that connect to working class America, keeps this band in demand.

www.waylandtheband.com

Pit Wagon

Pit Wagon plays music for porch-sitters and sippers. With strings and voices, they share true stories that everybody knows—tough luck, rough nights, and rougher neighbors. Just like Wisconsin’s beer and cheese, their dirty country sound and lyrical folk wisdom leave a lasting and authentic aftertaste.

www.pitwagon.bandcamp.com/releases

Dred I Dread

Dred I Dread is a Minneapolis, MN based Reggae Band. The Band was formed in 1998 and chosen as “Best Local Reggae Band” by City Pages Magazine in 1999. The debt CD “Listen to The Revolution” was released in March 1999. The CD was produced by Reggae Keyboardist Tony “Asher” Brisset, one of the founding members of Black Uhuru. During 2000 and 2001, Dred I Dread was named “Best Reggae Band in Minnesota” by the members of the Minnesota Music Academy. Dred I Dread shared stages with The Wailers, Yellowman, Israel Vibration, The Meditations, De La Soul, Jimmy Cliff, Sister Carol, Third World and many other international acts.

www.dredidread.com

Bear Creek Band

Bear Creek, based out of West Central Wisconsin, is an “extreme variety” band that plays popular covers from “Miranda Lambert” to “Lady Gaga” at top clubs, festivals, and casinos!

www.bearcreekband.net