PALMDALE – The city of Palmdale has announced the performance and activity schedule for the Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival this Saturday.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Palmdale Amphitheater, located at 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard in Palmdale. Admission and parking are free.
The Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival is a celebration of visual and performing arts that will feature stages of live music, poetry, spoken word, artisan vendors and wares, food and craft beer.
The schedule of events includes:
10 a.m. – High-D Boys – A banjo, a guitar, and a washtub — add four-part harmony and it’s a recipe for the best musical comedy group this side of the Mississippi river!
11:30 a.m. – The Sunday Night Singers – A Cappella chorale ensemble from the Antelope Valley performing popular songs.
1 p.m. – Paddy’s Pig – Striking a balance between Irish folk traditionalism and rock-n-roll energy, you’ll want to get up and dance, tap your toes and stomp your feet!
2:30 p.m. – Phat Cat Swinger – West Coast “little-big” band that specializes in high-energy music — booming toms, jumpin’ rhythmns and a powerful horn section — with a vintage touch!
4:15 p.m. – L.A. Cast of Beatlemania – From “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” to “Revolution,” the L.A. Cast of Beatlemania promises to treat you to a nostalgic musical experience you’ll never forget!
11 to 11:30 a.m. – The Mysterious Experience Band – Jazz/blues ensemble
12:30 to 1 p.m. – Spoken Word, Poetry & Singer/Songwriter Session featuring Karol Alcaraz, Carol Ross and Jeremy Dixon performing The Journey poetry and rap with music and movement; Vanessa Lizarres & Son — singer/songwriter duo.
2 to 2:30 p.m. – Jessica Ross – Singer/Songwriter; Jeremy Dixon, poetic Hip Hop artist; Ryan Danielson, yo-yo artist. Catch him strolling the grounds when he’s not on the Mosaic Stage.
3:30 to 4 p.m. – John Stratton — Singer/songwriter known to his fan base as Johnny Strat, he is an exciting up-and-coming alt rock and acoustic artist whose music is a catalyst for positive change.
ARTAROUND OPEN STUDIO
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – View artwork, talk with artists and watch live demonstrations throughout the day. The ArtAround Open Studio sketching area will feature artists sketching a live model and give people the opportunity to sketch themselves.
ARTISANS ON DISPLAY
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Noted Los Angeles artisans Juan Solis, Michael De Medina and John Zender Estrada will be among the exhibitors.
PALMDALE PLAYHOUSE’S INTERACTIVE BEAUTY & THE BEAST DISPLAY
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Visitors will be able to help paint a stained glass backdrop that will be displayed during the March 2017 production of Beauty & The Beast. Visitors may also try on costumes and learn about theatre arts.
ART OF THE BREW
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – “The Art of Brew” will feature local beer offerings and conversation from Transplants Brewing Company, Lucky Luke Brewing Company, Bravery Brewing and Kinetic Brewing Company.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Food will be available for purchase and will be provided by Vince’s Pasta & Pizza, Alex’s Fruits & Nuts, Couple Nuts (kettlecorn and funnel cakes), Zodiac Grill, and From Me to You Catering, specializing in BBQ meat and turkey legs.
CART ART CONTEST
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Check out Cart Art at the Waste Management Booth. Designed to promote environmental stewardship through art in a fun and creative way, information will also be available about recycling programs in Palmdale.
For more information on Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival, visit www.palmdaleamphitheater.com or call 661-267-5611.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]