2018 Winter Fest and Games | February 2nd-3rd

Band Lineup

Friday Band
6:30pm to 8:15pm Apollos Beacon
8:45pm to 9:30pm Orenda Fugue
10pm to 12pm Wayland
Saturday Band
1pm to 3pm Levi Pelzer
3:30pm to 5:30pm Thrillbillies
6:30pm to 7:45pm Divided Highway
8:15pm to 10pm Roadhouse 6
10:30pm to 12:30am Parmalee


From this tiny town that’s home to a gas station, two blinking yellow lights, and a small tin- roofed barn dubbed Studio B, country rockers Parmalee launched their long journey to Nashville. The near-fatal robbery Parmalee experienced after a show would have destroyed most bands. But brothers Matt and Scott Thomas, cousin Barry Knox and longtime friend Josh McSwain didn’t call it quits. Instead it reinforced their intense motivation and dedication to one another and to their determination to succeed.

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Over the last few years the genre of rock has been pulled in so many different directions, leaving timeless vocal melodies and guitars to become far and few between. Wayland naturally possesses these qualities and more. Formed in 2010, The band was soon signed to Kiefer Sutherland’s Iron Works Records by hit singer/ song writer/ producer Jude Cole. Managed by Jesse James Dupree, Wayland released their first single “Welcome To My Head” which experienced high ranking on Mainstream and Active Rock charts. The follow up charting single “Reno” began to showcase Wayland’s diverse influences, from huge vocal harmony reminiscent of classic rock icons like Journey and Queen, and thick crunchy guitar riffs and pounding drums leaning on the hard rock side of the spectrum. With the release of 2014’s “Get A Little” the band’s music video for the song went viral online bringing in massive social media and YouTube numbers, causing the song to hit #6 on ITunes Rock charts. 2016 brought the Active Rock radio hit single “Bloody Sunrise” taking the band into almost 5 straight years of non-stop touring, boasting 250+ shows a year. There’s no signs of Wayland slowing down any time soon. Their new album “Rinse & Repeat” is due Sep 22nd, 2017. Their current single, “Through The Fire” has reached #35 on Billboard Mainstream Rock Charts

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Apollos Beacon

Apollo’s Beacon is a high energy, alternative/hard rock band from Bloomer Wisconsin. We play covers from some of our favorite bands including Muse, Incubus, Imagine Dragons, Young The Giant, and many more. We also write and preform our own music as well. We have a passion for playing music that we thoroughly enjoy, and playing live shows.

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Levi Pelzer

Levi Pelzer is an up and coming independent touring and recording artist born in central Minnesota. After playing in bar bands since the age of fifteen, Levi has embarked on a solo career that was kickstarted by an offer from a producer in Nashville to record his debut album.

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Divided Highway

In July 2005, Mike Shuttleworth, from the band 715, formed Divided Highway (DH) with some of the leading musicians in the tri-state area. Most recently Mike, along with drummer Chris Peck from the band UnSeen, and the infamous Jeff Heath on the bass guitar, recruited Mike Foltyn – previously the keyboardist from the popular band Phoenix.

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Roadhouse 6

Roadhouse 6 is made up of the area’s top new talent backed up by seasoned musicians performing the best modern country and classic rock favorites. With 4 lead singers, we get crowds dancing all night long.

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With years of experience and virtuosity, Thrillbillies brings you the best in up-tempo, country dance music……along with a few surprises. Exceptional musical abilities, amazing harmonies, professional sound and lights, and a fun, party attitude make this group perfect for any event! Comprised of former members from Dustin Evans, GB Leighton, The Hell Country Truckers, The Killer Hayseeds, Lost Highway, and The Dirt Road Prophets, these guys know what they’re doing and they do it well. From Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan and Eric Church to Def Leppard, The Violent Femmes and Neil Diamond as well as a song list of 300+ more songs these guys have something for everyone!

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Orenda Fugue

At Orenda Fugue’s core is Sean Hanson’s idiosyncratic songwriting. In coercion with the other members, Orenda Fugue strives to compose vocally driven originals encompassing thick, atmospheric guitar riffs and tones (Sean and Dan) and a rhythm section comprised of Alex Vang and Ben Peterson. We strive to distinguish ourselves from generic, standard structures of modern rock music while incorporating our own flavors of resigned dynamics and vocal harmonization.

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