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PREVIOUS YEAR'S HIGHLIGHTS

Bring your lawn chair and stake out a spot at one of four Entertainment venues - Eric Stein Stage, Stage II, Arty's Stage or Bravo Stage. 2019 planning is underway with committee decisions being made by December. To send recommendations or to be considered for a spot, CLICK HERE.

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FESTIVAL JAM
Thursday, 6-10 p.m., Eric Stein Stage. It all begins with the amazing feat of the Festival Jam - 16 bands of every imaginable musical style, changing every 15 minutes. The Jam showcases regional and local entertainers in a quick-time format. Food vendors open their booths at 4:00 p.m. with a full menu of dazzling Festival fare. Start with the Jam and hang out until Sunday - there's a lot more ahead!
Admission to the Jam is by Festival button.

ERIC STEIN STAGE
Sounds from around the globe delight listeners, with international folk, rock, American roots music, blues, jazz and antique pop. Nationally touring artists and seasoned regional acts meet the Smoky Hill River Festival main stages.

STAGE II
Stage II is located in the center of the Fine Art and Craft Show - an ideal location for Festival-goers to shop AND listen to great music. Stage II features many of the same performers who play on the Eric Stein Stage, but in a more intimate setting, allowing them to connect closely with audiences. Look for special performances that only happen here.

ARTY'S STAGE
Music, dancing, puppets, interactive songs, imagination, laughter, curiosity and science all come together under one tent designed specifically for the young and young at heart.

BRAVO STAGE
Experiment, explore, and engage in new ways in the Bravo area. Up-and-coming entertainers from the region perform an eclectic range of indie pop, poetry, and heavy progressive rock. Originality is key in this shaded area north of the Mulberry Street Bridge, the Bravo performers are sure to keep you on your toes. Also check out new food options and henna tattoo artists.

BIG BAND DANCE
Friday, June 14, 7-10:30 p.m., Tony's Pizza Events Center, Heritage Hall Bobby Layne is keeping the traditional music of the 30s, 40s and 50s alive with "String of Pearls," "In the Mood," "Stardust" and many other favorites. Dust off your dancing shoes for a memorable evening seeing friends old and new.

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