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2018 Entertainment Lineup

Bring your dancing shoes because we have a great lineup of the best in Bay Area music! Or you can check out the best of local talent at the Rising Stars stage.

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Saturday, June 2

11:00 – 12:30

Viva La Rêve

Born and raised in Sonoma, California, Jacob Benning brings country roots vocals along with his high energy guitar playing. Fiddle player, Paz Del Rescate, brings many years of Texas fiddle playing to this duo’s dynamic. Joined by this duo are banjo player Tyler McCourtney and upright bass player Mike Singleton. When combined, you can expect an amazing show where the crowds are stomping boots, bobbing heads, and entrances by the sound all around.

We are influenced by bands such as Chris Stapleton, the Eagles, and the Devil Makes Three. Fun times, good music, and rowdy dancing are what we promote here with Viva La Rêve. Live The Dream: our mantra and our motto.

 Viva la Reve
1:00 – 2:30

Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums

Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums deliver '40s & '50s-style jumpin' R & B, blues, swing, vintage jazz and original tunes featuring Steve Lucky on piano & vocals, Miss Carmen Getit on guitar & vocals, 2 saxophones, upright bass and drums.

 Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums
3:00 – 4:30 

The Soul Section

The Soul Section is a Bay Area band with its primary focus on the great funk and soul music of the 60's and 70's. They also draw favorites from the deep well of the entire Rock era. This group of experienced musicians share a passion for live performance and a solid dance beat.


5:00 – 7:00

Petty Theft

Petty Theft is not about gimmicks. We’re not a costume band and we don’t try to imitate Tom Petty. We simply pay tribute to one of America’s most celebrated and talented songwriters by playing his music as if it were our own. Petty Theft plays Tom Petty ’s songs true to the originals and in the spirit of his legendary band's live shows, performing everything from his revered classics to his most current hits.


Sunday, June 3


11:00 – 12:00

Walnut Creek Civic Arts Jazz Band

Don’t miss the Walnut Creek Center for Community Arts Jazz Band playing a montage of big band arrangements of swing, ballads, latin and rock! 

12:30 – 2:00

Rock Steady SF

Based in San Francisco, Rocksteady is a brand new and fun live band performing the very best party hits from the soulful 60s, as well as the 70s, 80s and today.Rocksteady combines the tried and trusted pop hits of the 80’s, with the mega dance hits and rock anthems of the 90’s, and hits from the millennium to the present, taking you on an epic musical journey from “Jessie’s Girl” to “Just A Girl” to “California Gurls.” From Go-Go’s to Goo Goo Dolls to GaGa.

2:30 – 4:00 


The Bay Area’s Premier Eagles tribute band. In the true spirit of the word tribute, this group of seasoned players honors the spirit of the Eagles and keeps true to the essence of the musicianship honoring the Eagles legacy.

4:30 – 6:00

Cisco Kid War Tribute

Cisco Kid "California's Top War/Lowrider Tribute Band." 

Made up of the Bay Areas top musicians led by Recording Artist Drummer/Vocalist "Joey Jam" Flores, whose band members, including him, have played and recorded with The Temptations, Smash Mouth, Al Green and Lee Oskar just to name a few. Cisco Kid will take you down memory lane playing the Greatest Hits like Lowrider, Cisco Kid, Cinco De Mayo, Spill The Wine, Why Cant We Be Friends and so many more.


Rising Stars Stage

This highly popular entertainment feature returns for a third year to showcase the exceptional talents of local community performing arts groups. 

Saturday, June 2 

11:00 – 11:45 

Foothill Middle School  Jazz Band

Enjoy Foothill Middle School's 23-piece Jazz Band!


12:00 – 12:30

Concord Kung Fu Academy

Concord Kung Fu Academy will be performing their dragon dance, martial arts demonstrations, and a lion dance.

12:45 – 1:15

Devil Moutain Chorus

The Devil Mountain Chorus is a men's a cappella chorus dedicated to singing well and having fun. This 30 plus member chorus is dedicated to promoting, teaching, and achieving excellence in a cappella choral music performance. Barbershop music has been presented by the Devil Mountain Chorus to the enjoyment of Walnut Creek and surrounding East Bay communities for over 40 years.

1:30 – 2:00

Encore Gymnastics

Encore Gymnastics will be performing a variety of gymnastics and acrobatic routines.

2:15 – 3:00


3:15 – 3:45

High Five Music Academy

Enjoy Hive Five Music Academy's Motown band.

4:00 – 4:30

Grupo Folklorico Heruvi Kalo

4:45 – 5:15

D'Ann's Academy of Dance

5:30 – 6:00

Studio A Dance Team

A variety of jazz, tap, and musical theatre dance performances.


Sunday, June 3

11:00 – 11:30

Diablo Vista Chorus

Women of all ages perform a four-part a capella.

11:45 – 12:15

Studio A Dance Team

12:30 – 1:00

Performing Academy

A showcase of contemporary songs performed by students ages 8 –15.

1:15 – 1:45

Purnima Sreenivasan

2:00 – 2:30

Contra Costa School of Performing Arts

2:45 – 3:15 

High Five Music Academy

Enjoy Hive Five Music Academy's '80s band.

3:30 – 4:00

Hip Logic (Shimmy Dreams)

Hip Logic is a mixed level belly dance troupe based in Lafayette. They are directed by Niusha who teaches belly dance at Sizzling Latin Dance Studios. You can see Niusha and Hip Logic perform at fairs and festivals in the Bay Area and beyond!

4:15 – 4:45

Contra Costa School of Performing Arts

5:00 – 5:15

Contra Costa School of Performing Arts