ENGLEWOOD — Entertainment at the 44rd annual Englewood Art Festival promises to be another major attraction for this weekend event scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13 at Centennial Park, 321 Union Boulevard.
Saturday’s entertainment begins with The Northmont High School Marching Band in concert at noon, followed by musician “Kip the Pirate” (Kip Foster) at 1:30 p.m. Known as “The Acoustic Pirate” Kip has opened for many rock bands, including “Cheap Trick.” He performs regularly at The Wellington Grill in Beavercreek.
David Mullikin, singer/songwriter, will take the stage at 3 p.m. Saturday. David states that he likes to play a mix of old Rock n Roll, old Country and Gospel. Performing mainly around Dayton and Cincinnati, he also performs on a regular basis at the world famous Bluebird Café in Nashville, Tennessee.
Saturday’s 5 p.m. evening concert will feature “Wright Brass” and “Systems Go” from the United State Air Force Band of Flight. The dynamic group, “Systems Go” provides top-notch, high energy entertainment for the whole family and “Wright Brass” guarantees a memorable musical experience by entertaining and delivering a patriotic message that will linger in your heart and mind forever.
Sunday’s entertainment begins with vocalist Lauren Kelly singing a mixture of oldies, jazz, top 40, alternative, 80s and more. The Englewood Civic Band under the direction of Teckla Dando will take the bandstand at 1:30 p.m. This 40 member band also participates in various concerts around the area.
“Rock It 88” features the best from the 50s, 60s and 70s and will close the festival entertainment beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. This group has 30 years’ experience playing the greatest oldies classic rock.