~ 2022 Season Line-up ~
June 15th - The Sunburners - - Taste of FR
Friends of the Arts is happy to sponsor this exciting cover band on the brick street. They will be performing from 7-10 p.m. to help kick off the Fort Recovery Jubilee celebration. The SunBurners Island Party Band mixes summertime hits with authentic steel drums and feel-good vibes. They are known throughout the midwest and East Coast as a premier act at community festivals from April-September. The band covers artists like Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Bob Marley, the Eagles, Stevie Wonder, and many more. Country, reggae, yacht rock, top 40, calypso - With steel drums and island rhythms, the SunBurners put their own unique spin on each song. Add that to the group's fun-loving attitude and you'll see why for four years they have helped us create a fun, festive atmosphere on the brick street.
June 26th - Fleetwood to the Max (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
Fleetwood 2 The Max captures the signature sound and performance from the heyday of Fleetwood Mac which featured the most notable and well-known line-up of Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood.
July 10th - Fresh Horses/Captain Fantastic staring Les Smith in a Garth Brooks & Elton John Tribute
Fresh Horses is a high energy show band that performs all the hits of Garth Brooks. Fresh Horses tours North America and has received excellent reviews along with a great following of fans. Les Smith the Band Leader looks and sounds so much like Brooks that people comment that they forget they are watching a Tribute Act.
Fresh Horses please crowds of all ages with their music and entertaining show. All music lovers can enjoy the songs of Garth Brooks as the music crosses all barriers. Fresh Horses is known for their professional attitude and excellent showmanship. They will leave you with a sense of “more than your money’s worth”.
Les puts on an inspired and entertaining Elton John performance. Captain Fantastic is based on the 70’s and 80’s era of Elton John’s work including a five piece band and three costume changes.
Les has been traveling all over North America doing shows for the past 10 years performing at festivals, fairs, corporate functions and other venues.
An engaging show that features the amazing music of Elton John, performed with enthusiasm and integrity. Don’t miss the chance to see this sensational show!
July 17th - Forever Diamond
Join us as we present a fabulous night featuring the music of the great Neil Diamond. FOREVER DIAMOND is Cincinnati’s Premier Neil Diamond tribute band and they are dedicated to celebrating the music of Grammy Award winning American singer/songwriter, Neil Diamond. They perform many of Neil's greatest hits and also bring a markedly realistic Neil Diamond impersonation on top of a rocked out backing band.
July 24th - Victims of Love (Eagles)
While the Eagles may have the record for the #1 (Eagles Greatest Hits 1971-1975) and #3 (Eagles Hotel California 1976) selling albums of all-time (Yes, in 2018 the RIAA officially crowned Eagles Greatest Hits Volume 1 as officially outselling Michael Jackson's Thriller), hundreds of millions of people have never seen them play live. A big reason for that is that they quit touring for almost 14-years due to intrinsic personality conflicts and off-stage cohesiveness between within the band.
Victims of Love - A Tribute to the Eagles, is comprised of 5 Seattle-area music veterans who formed a project to give anyone within earshot the opportunity to hear those Eagles songs they love played live.
July 31st - LiverPool Lads (Beatles)
Based in Northeast Ohio, The Liverpool Lads have been entertaining and surpassing audience expectations at various venues since 2009. Whether it’s a corporate event, nightclub, private party or public concert, it’s always a thrill to perform for and meet audiences’ of all ages! The Lads pack as much Beatles music from 1962 - 1970 as possible into our shows. You can expect the hits, but we also perform B sides and album cuts in our shows. We perform in costume and use replica vintage instruments. The Liverpool Lads are four dedicated musicians who give it their all for Beatles fans every time out.
August 7th - Blue Leafs (60's through 80's)
The Blue Leaf’s, a rising star of the Dayton music scene, is a 4-piece rock band reviving the sounds of the 60s, 70s, and 80s for modern audiences with their 'Throwback Rock n Roll' style.