Meadow Festival Stage Schedule
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018
10:30am Inland Northwest Dance Association
2:30pm Justin James Band
5:00pm MasterClass Big Band Rhythm & Blues Revue
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Inland Northwest Dance Association
Performing for their 29th year, members of the Inland Northwest Dance Association (INDA) provide the leadership and opportunities to make dance an appreciated art form in the Inland Northwest. INDA strives to unite dance artists with the community at large through education, festivals, master classes, social gatherings, and public performance.
TRIBE-olution explores the origins of contemporary Hip Hop music and dance in traditional African, Brazilian, and Asian cultures. Imagine the hip-hopping, spinning, flips, and flashy footwork of today’s best B-boys and B-girls. Flashback to West African tribal dance, then add in Afro-Brazilian dance and Capoeira with a bit of Asian martial arts, plus live African percussionists and Hip Hop Soul band. Performances feature B-boys from the world champion Massive Monkees; the stunning Afro-Brazilian dancer-choreographer Dora Oliveira; dancer-drummer-choreographer Manimou Camara of Guinea; masters of Brazilian martial arts from Capoeira Malês and Capoeira Eastside; vocalists from Kenya and Zimbabwe; and hip hop MC & DJ ill Gem Joe.
Justin James Band
Justin James Sherfey is a professional, nationally recognized musician/singer/songwriter out of Spokane, Washington. Justin has talent for capturing & connecting to audiences of all ages, bringing high energy, hot instrumentals, and originality. He is a gifted multi-instrumentalist playing fiddle, guitar, mandolin and numerous other instruments. A few notable titles earned include 4-time National Fiddle Champion and 3-time Northwest Regional Champion. Justin was invited to perform with Vince Gill in Nashville, Tennessee and currently performs throughout the Pacific Northwest.
MasterClass Big Band Rhythm & Blues Revue
The MasterClass Big Band is a 20pc multi-generational sensation bringing outstanding high-school musicians and vocalists together with top-notch veteran performers. Always uplifting, always exciting, always professional, the MasterClass showcases these young artists with a wide musical variety of superb dance numbers and soul-stirring concert arrangements. Enjoy solid gold hits of yesterday and today as recorded by artists like Sinatra, Harry Connick Jr., Michael Buble, Natalie Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Brian Setzer Orchestra, The Blues Brothers, Count Basie, Stan Kenton and many others…delightfully and artistically performed by the area’s most distinctive big band ensemble.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Jena is a student at Central Valley High School, and a singer/songwriter. “When God gives me a song, I don’t know what I’m writing until it’s finished,” said Jena.
This amazing rock n’ roll band brings the classic protest songs of the 1960’s back to life!
Nu Jack City
Nu Jack City is recognized as one of the favorite dance & party bands throughout the Inland Northwest. Whether performing for wedding receptions, or electrifying large crowds at festivals, events, or nightclubs, this band never fails to amaze! When you see a Nu Jack City performance, prepare to be moved as the band shuffles through various musical styles, genres, and eras. Whether it’s old or new, Motown, Soul, R&B, Hip Hop or Top 40, Nu Jack City delivers a highly entertaining and energetic show that always gets the crowd dancing and wanting more!