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2021 Galena Summerfest Entertainmenmt

Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers will headline Summerfest this year on Saturday, August 28 in downtown Galena. Join us for Opening Ceremonies at 11 AM and all the great entertainment we have lined up. 

11 AM       Opening Ceremonies - Journey Fellowship,

                        American Legion Post 457 

Noon         Southern Ohio Flying K9s show, Ruffner Park

12:30 PM  Master of Ceremonies Mike Kilburn

1 PM         Long Play (formerly The Hobgoblins), Stage

                  Perdue Taekwondo DemoRuffner Park

2 PM         Southern Ohio Flying K9s show, Ruffner Park

3 PM         Hurricane Jerry, Stage

4 PM.        Leap of Faith Dancers, Stage

5 PM         The Usual Suspects and Repeat Offenders, Stage

6:30 PM   Master of Ceremonies Joe Jankowski

              Jamie Sagle, Stage

7 PM        Sean Carney, Stage

8:30 PM  Jamie Sagle, Stage

9 PM        Ray Fuller & the Bluesrockers, Stage 

"Eat. Sleep, Disc Dog!" That's the mantra of the Southern Ohio Flying K9s. You won't want to miss their four amazing high flying disc dog when they perform at Noon and 2 PM in Ruffner Park.

We are excited to have Mike Kilburn as our afternoon Master of Ceremonies. You may know him as Mobile Trak Mike from ABC 6 TV where he can be found giving viewers a street level look at Central Ohio's roadways in addition to bringing you breaking news. Mike is a Columbus native who remains an active police officer. He has spent more than 15 years in Columbus television and radio and is the executive producer for his own weekly TV show, Out n About Columbus which airs on ABC Sundays at 11:30 a.m.  

 

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Performing at 1 PM, Long Play, formerly The Hobgoblins, are a ‘70s and ‘80s rock group that has played all over Central Ohio for years. Follow Long Play on 

Taekwondo is about building teamwork and leadership skills, creating unwavering confidence in yourself, and cultivating the perseverance 

necessary to tackle any challenge in life! Perdue's Taekwondo has served the North Columbus area for more than 20 years, with locations in Westerville and Sunbury and will offer a demonstration at 1 PM in Ruffner Park.

  

Performing at 3 PM is a Summerfest favorite, Hurricane Jerry Loos, one of the Top Bluesmen around and has been crowned Ohio’s "King of the Blues" three times in the Gibson Guitars and Guitar Center National Competitions. He is well known in Blues/Rock circles and has opened for Blues Legend B.B. King and played at the NAMM Pro Blues Jam in California and B.B. King's Blues Club in Nashville. Follow Jerry on 

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Leap of Faith dancers from Westerville will perform at 4 PM and wow audiences as they have for years at Summerfest.

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On stage at 5 PM are the Usual Suspects and Repeat Offenders, a high-energy group bringing back the excitement of the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and beyond. Follow the Usual Suspects on 

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We are so pleased to have WSAX Radio sponsor our evening emcee, Joe "Zunardo" Jankowski. WSAX is a listener supported, volunteer run, non-commercial station owned by the non-profit Columbus Jazz Alliance. Joe hosts the popular "Local Scene" show on JAZZ 98.5. "Zunardo", as he is affectionately known, is a well-known emcee, sports announcer, and owns JoeKat Voiceover.

We welcome locally grown talent Jamie Sagle at 6:30 and 8:30 PM. She is an energetic singer/songwriter who has performed all around Central Ohio and has been featured on radio and TV. She just released an album "Lights & Wire" recorded in Nashville. Many of her upbeat songs were written during the Pandemic to give hope to a world in need of light and celestial vibes.  

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Returning to Summerfest at 7 PM, Bluesman Sean Carney has toured Europe and recorded Life Of Ease and Live Blues On Whyte. The Sean Carney Band won Albert King Best Guitarist and took first place at the 2007 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Carney’s Blues For A Cure has  raised more than $250,000 for cancer research, education, and screening organizations across Ohio and supports the Columbus Blues Alliance and the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. Follow Sean on 

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Our headliners perform at 9 PM to close out this year's Summerfest. Performing since the ‘70s, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers have opened for iconic blues musicians Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Buddy Guy. They have toured Europe twice with a third tour set for 2022. They released a self-titled debut album and their latest release, PAY THE PRICE, was reviewed as the crown jewel of a 40-year career charting at #18 on the Roots Music Report (RMR)  Contemporary Blues Album of 2019 and #34 RMR Blues Album of 2019! Follow Ray on