An awesomely 80s cover band, a Fleetwood Mac tribute and Grammy-winning artist Soul Asylum comprise an eclectic blend of live entertainment set for four stages at the Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair set for Thursday through Saturday, July 28, 29, 30.
According to Community Relations Director Bridget Doyle, there are a number of new amenities at this year’s festival, including the Jet’s Pizza WiFi hotspots and cell phone charging stations, a Michigan wine vendor added to the Jazz Stage, craft beer added to the Suds N’ Sounds tent, Art Making presented by the Detroit Institute of Arts, and much more.
The City of Sterling Heights is proud to announce this year’s entertainment lineup for the Rizzo Main Stage in Dodge Park, St. John Providence Health System Jazz & Blues Stage, Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Suds ‘n’ Sounds Stage and Coach’s Ice Cream Sterlingfest Kidzfest Stage. The 2016 line-up includes:
Rizzo Main Stage in Dodge Park• Thursday, July 28: o 6:30 p.m. The Shy @ 6:30 pm, followed by Sunglass Give Awayo 8 p.m. Square Pegz• Friday, July 29: o 6:30 p.m. Two Timin’ Band o 8 p.m. Fleetwood Mac Mania – tribute to Fleetwood Mac • Saturday, July 30:o 6:30 p.m. Elsie Binx o 8 p.m. Soul Asylum
St. John Providence Health System Jazz & Blues Stage• Thursday, July 28 (acts begin at 10 a.m., 1:30 & 5 p.m.):o Cool Lemon Jazz, Jeff Fetterman Band, David Gerald Band• Friday, July 29 (acts begin at 10 a.m., 1:30 & 5 p.m.):o Swing Shift Jazz Ensemble, The Jazz Cycle, The Inside Story• Saturday, July 30 (acts begin at 10 a.m., 1:30 & 5 p.m.):o The Eric Smith Quartet, Sound Proof Jazz, Howlin Mercy
Suds ‘n’ Sounds Stage • Thursday, July 28 (acts begin at 1:30, 4:30 & 8 p.m.):o Acoustic Madness, WTFK Radio (formerly Ozzie), Mainstreet Soul• Friday, July 29 (acts begin at 1:30, 4:30 & 8 p.m.):o Taylor Taylor, Whiplash, Persuasion• Saturday, July 30 (acts begin at 1:30, 4:30 & 8 p.m.)o Reeds & Steels, American Band, Nightline
Coach’s Ice Cream Kidzfest Stage• Thursday through Saturday, July 28-30:o Science Alive, Rosco the Clown, Gemini, Gordon Russ, Kevin Devine, Little Creatures, Joel Tacey, Tom Plunkard, Baffling Bill, Leslie Science Center, Crazy Craig, Guy Louis
For more information, please visit www.sterlingfest.info or call the Sterling Heights Community Relations Department at (586) 446-2470.