Auburn, Ala. - The Auburn CityFest Committee is pleased to announce a full line-up of live music for Auburn CityFest 2013, presented by the Opelika-Auburn News, on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Kiesel Park. CityFest is Auburn’s largest, FREE, outdoor festival featuring live music, children’s activities, arts & crafts and fine arts exhibitors, food, non-profit booths, and much more!
Live music will be playing throughout the day at the Entertainment Pavilion. Festival patrons are encouraged to grab a snack or lunch from a selection of local and regional food vendors and enjoy a picnic on the lawn in front of the pavilion. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the sights and sounds of this year's line-up, including:
Martha's Trouble - Auburn's very own Martha's Trouble will kick of this year's festivities with a performance from 9 - 10:30 a.m. This husband-wife duo has been writing and recording their own music for 12 years. Their beautiful vocals and acoustic performances are a perfecting pairing with a sunny day under the trees at Kiesel Park.
A1A - The Auburn CityFest Committee welcomes our headlining entertainment, A1A, the original Jimmy Buffett tribute band! A1A promises a performance to remember as they put on a show described as “one big Caribbean beach party musical gumbo.” A1A is so widely known and loved the band was featured in the popular 2012 comedy “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” as a party band hired by actor Dennis Quaid’s character! Grab your sunblock and beach towel and prepare to experience the original Jimmy Buffett tribute band. A1A will perform from 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and 2:30 - 4 p.m.
The Uncle Roy Show - Get ready for a little bit of everything as we welcome The Uncle Roy Show to the stage! Truly separate from any one genre, The Uncle Roy Show boasts “an eclectic mix of roots rock-and-roll, hardcore honky tonk and soul, country, rhythm & blues — plus the samba and bossa nova of Brazil with ethnic folkloric styles of Mexico, the Caribbean, and Hawaii." Don't miss this extremely eclectic and entertaining performance from 12:30 - 2:15 p.m.
New this year! Join the Auburn CityFest Committee in welcoming sounds from the Caribbean as the UAB Steel Drum Band performs in the Children's Imagination Station (CIS) for the first time! The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Steel Drum Band was formed in 1999 and has since become an integral part of the percussion area at UAB. The group is under the direction of Dr. Gene Fambrough, Assistant Director of Bands and percussion instructor at UAB since 2001. Come enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean on the CIS Entertainment Stage from 12:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Bring your family and friends and join us for Auburn CityFest 2013, presented by the Opelika-Auburn News, on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. CityFest is a rain or shine event. Admission is FREE to the public! For more information, visit www.auburncityfest.com, or contact the Auburn CityFest Headquarters at 501-2936.