PERFORMERS

The entertainment lineup for First Night Winchester 2018. Click on the links at each performer to find out more about them.

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 TBA
The Espresso Bar &  Café
8-11 pm
Just two guys trying to make music.

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.

Battle of the Buskers –
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 Thunder Cloggers – Sponsored by TBD
First Presbyterian Church – Hall
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers dance to all types of music including: traditional bluegrass, country, pop rock, Irish, even orchestral.

Bud’s Collective – Sponsored by TBD
Braddock Street United Methodist Church – Hall
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.

Glitterbugz Face Painting – Sponsored by The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley 
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley from 11 am – 4 pm                                            Add a little paint, a little glitter, a little imagination and, voila, you have a uniquely painted face!

Jack Dunlap Band – Sponsored by TBA
Braddock Street United Methodist Church – Hall
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
It’s all about the music!

Johnny-O – Sponsored by McDonald’s 
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley-Reception Hall
12 pm; 2 pm; 3 pm
Magic Show

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

Louie Foxx – Sponsored by 
First Presbyterian Church – Hall
7 pm; 9 pm; 11 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“.

Lynne Mackey – Sponsored by Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church -Sanctuary
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
Lynne Mackey combines masterful technique with extraordinary expressiveness to bring a wide range of classical music to audiences

Matthew Mills – Sponsored by TBA
Winchester Book Gallery
8-11 pm
A Neoclassical guitarist that combines Classical Rock, Flamenco, and Jazz.

Mean Mary– Sponsored by TBD
Christ Episcopal Church
7 pm; 9 pm; 11 pm
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Morning at the Marriott – Sponsored by Courtyard Marriott WMC
300 Marriott Drive (Route 50 W)
10 am – 12 pm
Crafts and Refreshments – great family together time!

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley – Sponsored by the 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.

Rich Follett – Sponsored by TBD
Braddock Street United Methodist Church – Sanctuary
7 pm;  9 pm; 11 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 Band – Sponsored by TBD
Market Street United Methodist Church
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
A favorite of Winchester and the surrounding area, this 5 member band is committed to sounding like the original recordings of the playlist they perform.

Shenandoah Valley Gas & Steam

Old Town Walking Mall
7 – 10 pm
Barrel Train Rides

Sing! Shenandoah– Sponsored by TBD
Braddock Street United Methodist Church – Hall
6 pm; 8 pm; 10 pm
A chapter of Sweet Adelines International committed to advancing the form of barbershop harmony through education and performance.

The Spoon Man – Sponsored by The Village at Orchard Ridge
The Village at Orchard Ridge Chapel
2 pm; 4 pm
He gives a real stirring performance. Everyone will really eat him up. No bibs required.

Terra Voce – Sponsored by Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
7 pm; 9 pm; 11 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..

Tricky Person – Sponsored by the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley 
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley  from 11 am – 4 pm
Balloon fun for everyone!

Winchester Model Train Display
Model Railroad Club of Winchester
430 N. Cameron Street      6-10 pm – Admission Free with Button
Over 18 scale-miles of track, 100 switches and thousands of feet of wiring make this a sight to see for any train enthusiast.

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.