Many thanks to our entertainment lineup for First Night Winchester 2020. Be sure to check back to see our lineup for 2021! Click on the links of each performer to find out more about them.

Please note: food & beverages are not allowed in the churches.

92.5 WINC FM Dance Party – Sponsored by 92.5 WINC FM
Intersection of Boscawen & Cameron Streets
11 pm
Join the dance party as we wait for the countdown to midnight!

Acoustic Soul  Sponsored by American Woodmark Foundation
Christ Episcopal Church – Sanctuary
7 pm, 9 pm, & 11 pm
Acoustic Guitar & Vocal due-Classic Rock, Rhythm & Blues, Folk, County.

Apple Drop & Midnight Fireworks 
Intersection of Boscawen & Cameron Streets
12:00 am
Join us with our official emcee, Barry Lee and his co-host Katie G., as they lead the crowd to countdown the official Apple Drop.  A spectacular fireworks show immediately follows.

Azure Wolf – Sponsored by Bank of Clarke County
First Presbyterian Church – Hall
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Singer/songwriter backed by three talented musicians. She writes the majority of her songs with a few classic crowd-pleasing covers

Barbara MartinSponsored by Dr. & Mrs. John Neumann
Espresso Bar & Cafe
8 pm – 11 pm
Chanteuse to girl-next-door, jazz and blues singer-songwriter is delightfully her own woman

Battle of the Buskers – Sponsored by Dr. Gerald McNichols
Old Town Walking Mall
8 – 11 pm
To”busk”: to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street. Pick your favorite Busker and cast your vote on Facebook.

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Sponsored by Clean Water of VA LLC
Froggy’s Closet
1 pm
The mission of Blue Ridge Wildlife Center is to care for native wildlife by integrating veterinary medicine, rehabilitiation, education and research.

Bud’s Collective – Sponsored Shenandoah Country Q102
Market Street United Methodist Church – Sanctuary
7 pm;  9 pm; 11 pm
Playing a tasteful mix of front man Buddy Dunlap’s original material and popular hits ranging from Stevie Wonder to Alabama and all points in between.

Casey Carle BubbleMania– Sponsored Malloy Toyota
Braddock Street United Methodist Church – Hall
7 pm; 9 pm; 11 pm
Carle is considered one of the greatest “bubble artists” on the professional circuit today.

Daniel Kelly II Trio– Sponsored 99.3 The FOX and Valley Health
Market Street United Methodist Church – Hall
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Daniel loves to see people of all ages enjoy music and, at the same time, learn musical appreciation through drums. His playing styles include Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Rock, Latin, and even Classical.

El Gleno Grande – Sponsored Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Braddock Street United Methodist Church – Hall
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
His spoof of an equestrian act will have you laughing every time you think of it!

GlitterBugz & Handley Interact Club Balloons & Face PaintingSponsored by The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Learning Center
11 am – 4 pm – Face Painting
12 pm – 3 pm – Balloons
Add a little paint, a little glitter, a little imagination and, voila, you have a uniquely painted face! Also, get your specially made Balloon creations

Hat Making– Sponsored by Museum of the Shenandoah Valley 
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley-Learning Center
10 am – 4 pm
Create your own New Year’s Eve hat.

Ian Varella-Ventriloquist – Sponsored the Winchester Host Lions Club
First Presbyterian Church – Hall
7 pm; 9 pm; 11 pm
Wisecracking characters will have you laughing the entire time!

Larnell Starkey & the Spiritual Seven Gospel Singers – Sponsored by National Endowment for the Arts and Virginia Commission for the Arts 
Braddock Street United Methodist Church
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Known by many  as the “Gospel Temptations”

Louie Foxx – Sponsored the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley – Reception Hall
11 am; 1 pm; 3 pm
Audiences across the USA love Louie Foxx’s One-Man Side Show and you will too!  Howie Mandel called Louie’s performance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent “Fantastic” and the International Brotherhood of Magicians said Louie is “Incredible“.

Maria Yefimova – Sponsored by Virginia Commission for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church -Sanctuary
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Hailed by critics as ‘highly artistic”, “brilliant”, and “truly outstanding”, internationally acclaimed pianist Maria Yefimova has toured throughout the US, Russia, and Europe.

Messages of Hope– Sponsored by the City of Winchester
Espresso Bar & Cafe
Explore the many messages of hope inscribed by your community.

Michael DeLalla – Sponsored by Mobile Marketing & Entertainment Solutions
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
7 pm; 9 m; 11 pm
Longtime Winchester resident Michael DeLalla visits from Colorado, presenting his compositions drawn from across the world’s musical traditions.

Millbrook Leo Club Face Painting – Sponsored by The Village at Orchard Ridge
The Village at Orchard Ridge Chapel
1 pm – 4 pm
Add a little paint, a little glitter, a little imagination and, voila, you have a uniquely painted face!

MLO Fusion– Sponsored by Shenandoah University
Handley Library
5 pm; 6 pm; 7 pm
The MLO Fusion Project performs contemporary jazz along with innovative arrangements of pop classics.

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Hat Making – Learning Center from 10 am – 4 pm
Dedicated to interpreting the art, history and culture of the area. Offers five exhibition galleries and Glen Burnie.

Pinball Tournament – Sponsored by Incredible Flying Objects
Incredible Flying Objects
Adult Qualifying Rounds (ages 13+)  11:30 am – 5:30 pm
Youth Tournament (ages 12 and under)  6-7 pm
Adult Tournament –  8-9 pm
Participate in Incredible Flying Objects first ever pinball tournament. Enjoy their newly refurbished classic E.M. Pinball machines all from the 70’s. All skills levels welcome.

Pittman Magic– Sponsored by the Village at Orchard Ridge
The Village at Orchard Ridge – Chapel
4 pm
Fun for all ages! Witness grand stage illusions, juggling, comedy, balancing, escapes, & more!

Razor Hill – Sponsored by Web Strategies
Centenary Church
5 pm;  7 pm; 9 pm
Traditional and contemporary folk music with great vocals and rollicking fiddle tunes. Emphasis on Americana.

Reptile World– Sponsored by The Woltz-Winchester Foundation
Christ Episcopal Church – Hall
8 pm; 9 pm; 10 pm
One of America’s leading reptile wildlife educators, Michael’s program has educated and entertained more than 15,000 audiences from Miami to Boston.

Richard Follett – Sponsored by McDonald’s
Centenary Church
6 pm;  8 pm; 10 pm
Rich Follett performs easy-on-the-ears acoustic folk music. His song list includes familiar tunes from the 1920’s to the present as well as his original compositions, which offer insightful lyrics and inviting melodies you will want to hear over and over again.

Robbie Limon – Sponsored by Kathy and Nick Nerangis and Family
Handley Library
2 pm; 3 pm; 4 pm
A favorite of Winchester and the surrounding area, Robbie Limon is a must-hear!

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
5 pm – 8 pm
Patrons wearing a First Night Winchester 2020 wristband can access the museum at no additional cost.

Teddy Chipouras – Sponsored by Piccadilly Printing
The Winchester Book Gallery
8 pm – 11 pm
Teddy Chipouras is one of those rare thoughtful singer songwriters that manages to lead the listener into profound situations through unapologetic imagery and prose.

Terra Voce – Sponsored by Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts
Braddock Street United Methodist Church-Sanctuary
5 pm; 7 pm; 9 pm
Terra Voce, flute and cello duo,  thrills audiences with lively concert programs that explore a colorful array of musical styles from Baroque to tango, Brazilian choro and European folk..

Tracey Wygal – Sponsored by Trex Company, Inc.
Christ Episcopal Church – Sanctuary
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Tracey is a recognized performer and award-winning music educator who specializes in paying tribute to Patsy Cline.

VeracityEthan Locke – Sponsored by W.O Grubb Crane Rental
Winchester Book Gallery
6 pm
Helping others through his music

Yesterday Swing Orchestra – Sponsored by Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury
Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury – The Abbey
6 – 9 pm
Bringing the classic sounds and vocals of the  Big Band era to life.