UPDATE: MUSIC FEST TO END AT 6:30 p.m. COOLERS NOW ALLOWED
The Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to announce a Downtown Music Festival is coming to the City of Orange. The Downtown Music Festival will be held at the Riverfront Boardwalk and Pavilion on Saturday, March 25, from 12 P.M. – 9 P.M. There will be no charge for spectators to come and enjoy this fun filled event in downtown Orange, TX!
The lineup of bands will be as follows: LN and the Crush, 1:00 – 2:30 P.M.; Geno Delafosse, 3:00 – 4:30 P.M.; Bronco Junior, 5:00 – 6:30 P.M.; and headliner, Champagne Room, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Food and drink vendors will be on site beginning at 12 P.M. Please note, no dogs and no pets will be allowed at the Riverfront Boardwalk and Pavilion.
“We are excited to bring the Downtown Music Festival to Orange, TX. This gives the opportunity to bring an eclectic mix of music to one area where locals and visiting fans can come and enjoy a variety of sounds and talents,” says Social Media Coordinator, Hillary Haynes.
For additional information concerning the Downtown Music Festival, please contact the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau at 409.883.1011 or 409.883.1010.
Update: Music Fest will end at 6:30 p.m. instead of 9 p.m. due to Champagne Room cancellation. No rain cancellation at this time. Champagne Room rescheduled for September Boat Races.
I was working on this announcement from the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau that it was now OK to bring coolers to Saturday’s Music Fest. I went to tomorrow’s headliner, Champagne Room’s Facebook page and discovered this announcement…”It is with great disappointment that we must announce that we will not be performing at the Orange County Music Festival tomorrow night, March 25th, 2017. Please keep our friend and bandmate Jay Stauffer in your prayers for a speedy recovery.” Continue reading Champagne Room cancels at Music Fest Saturday→
The annual Texas BarBQ Festival kicks off this week with the winners of the Texas Star Music competition Thursday.
Gates open with a ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. with 3rd place winner Tallon Stillwell and a performance by Angela Jordan.
At 8 p.m. Abrial Hall takes the stage as the 2nd place winner.
Ending the night is the 1st place band, Sheryl Brocato and Country Strong. They just recently started playing together again, but many of the band members have been on the local music scene for years with other groups. Band members include: Sheryl Brocato , keyboard ,fiddle and vocals; Jan McCall , fiddle, guitar and vocals; Ray Ward , lead guitar ,vocals; Doug Childress, pedal steel, vocals ; Mike Magnason , bass and vocals; and Benny Brocato on drums. Childress and Magnason live in Orange County.