Scheduled Performers for 2018

Main Stage music starts ~5pm Friday; Sunday music ends ~4pm.
AmphitheaterArdilla Stage music happens Saturday 3-6pm (aka Nap Time)
[Ardilla Stage is behind/above the Family Activities Area]

As always; everything is subject to change, some things already did, and more will later.
(for instance, two pair of bands just swapped slots...)
All links to performer websites will open new browser windows or tabs.

Main Stage Performers
Click the dates for that section on this page; click the artist links for their webs.
Friday, April 27
Evening
Saturday, April 28
Afternoon
Saturday, April 28
Evening
Sunday, April 29
Afternoon

The Whoa

Crawdad Republic

MC & The Hammers

Big Sticky Mess

GNARPHUNK

Meredith, Meshach, & Friends

The Shop

Truth Without Fear

Wolf Hamlin &
The Front Porch Drifters


Michael McNevin
& The Spokes


Hannah Jane Kile


Roy Jeans

Yellow House Orchestra

Brad Petersen & Friends

Bacchus Brothers

Attik Door

The Mundaze


Living Water Band

Django Mack

The Lost Cats

ABELsound

Night Harvest

Groove.Org

 
Cafe & AmphitheaterArdilla Stage Performers
Lakeside Stage
Saturday Morning                          Sunday Morning
AmphitheaterArdilla Stage
Saturday Afternoon

The Drinking

Jasmine Bailey

The Midnites

Tammy Byerly

Just Adventure

Diablo Rhythm Wranglers

Frankie Bones Project

Chris Ahlman

Meshach Jackson

KNR

Outside Katz

Jack Quigley

F Street Stompers

Straight Ahead Bluegrass Band
 
Other Stuff Going On At Two Day Town
(New workshop sessions in 2018! Info coming soon!)
!! Please Note !! The list below is stuff that we have mostly done year after year, and some of it is not exactly 'confirmed'.
We'll probably do it all again, but some things might change. Check in at the info booth for updates.
Thursday Saturday Sunday

Thursday access is available for our Volunteers. We welcome them to join us and lend a hand putting the infrastructure of Two Day Town in place before we open to everyone on Friday. We have some scheduled volunteer tasks that have to happen on Thursday, so there's also opportunity to take early work shifts and free up more leisure time for the weekend. We'll happily find something for you to help with. After all, you wouldn't be here now unless you were planning on helping out.

Morning Yoga with Betsy Cozart
9-10am on the beach

Gospel Music Workshop
9-10am at Schoolhouse Flats

Wildlife Walk with Doc Hale
Meet at Main Stage by 10am

Family Stuff at the Family Activity Area
10:30am - 3pm

Massage Town - check schedule on site

Mountain Bike Tour with Bob Knight
Meet at RV lot entrance at 2pm

Free Prize Give-Away - Fill out your entry at 6pm at the Main Stage

Campfire Jams


Morning Yoga with Betsy Cozart
10-11am on the beach

Sunday Gospel Gathering
9-10am at School House Flats

Wildlife Walk with Doc Hale
Meet at Main Stage by 10am

Family Stuff at the Family Activity Area
11am - 3pm

Massage Town - check schedule on site

Volunteer Sleep-Over (Volunteers may stay over Sunday night if they wish)

Friday nope, Saturday

Tri-Pulse Drum Parade
Two Day Town Drum Circle
(Saturday 4-5pm)
(maybe Sunday also)

Bring your drums, pots, pans, or any monophonic insturment (like a flute or horn) and join us for an improvisational rhythm jam facilitated by Phil-inda-Beat with Rhythmic Innovation
 

2018 Performer Info

Friday Evening Main Stage

Music starts at about 5:00 PM



The Whoa

Alt Rock Reggae

thewhoaband.com
Originally brought together in a series of open mic nights in Concord, this unlikely cast of musicians perform mostly original songs that can be loosely characterized as alternative rock reggae fun.
Crawdad Republic

Newgrass. In Craw We Dad.

crawdadrepublic.com
In Craw We Dad. What does that even mean? Who cares! These uber-talented musicians grew up at Two Day Town and we cannot get enough of their "newgrass" sound, hand-in-glove harmonies, original California lyrics and intricate instrumentation.
MC & The Hammers

(Twisted) Southern Rock

Think Southern Rock, with a twist. Members of Geezer and The 7 Freds with some "youth" tossed in, are sure to rock your socks off!
Big Sticky Mess

Serious(?) Funk

bigstickymess.com
With a waaaaay bigger sound than its three musicians, the gloriously goofy Big Sticky Mess is a serious funk band dressed up in wildly entertaining costumes.
GNARPHUNK

Phunk Rock

GNARPHUNK on soundcloud.com
Two Day Town favorites Rich Lawson and Mike Eisenberg describe their musical collaboration as "California phunk rock that is totally Gnarley and Super Phunky! P.H.U.N.K.= P.ure H.appiness U.niting N.eighbors and K.in." Yeah, but how do you pronounce it?
Meredith, Meshach, & Friends

Original music

meredithmchenry.com
Meshach on facebook
Led by the unique voices of Meshach Jackson and Meredith McHenry, this band features funky and emotionally powerful originals. The rest of the band is a rotating cast of local talent that includes Brian Skinner, Mokai Blue, Anna Steiger, and others.

That's it for Friday's Main Stage, but there will be music all over Two Day Town through the evening.
Wander around to the bonfire and other camps for an evening of jams.
The playing will continue late into the night but please remember that park rules require no drumming after 10 PM.

Saturday Morning Gospel Workshop

Meet at Schoolhouse Flats at 9:00
Join Reverend Terry Burley of Living Water Band for an informal Gospel Music workshop.
Come out and learn a couple of songs for Sunday's Gospel gathering!
Meet at Schoolhouse Flats picnic area near the fire pit at 9:00.

Saturday Morning at The Lakeside Stage



The Drinking

Folk / Country

The Drinking on soundcloud.com
Two wandering Richmond musicians get together to meld the sweet sounds of folk, country, bluegrass, and blues. With a set of all original songs about family, home, and their epiphanies on life, they play for the love of music!
Jasmine Bailey

Earthy Blues

jasminebaileymusic.com
Earthy blues with a voice steeped in warm honey, Jasmine Bailey's empowering music has been described as a fusion of jazz, blues, soul, and indie folk.
The Midnites

Soul / Funk / R&B

The Midnites is a Livermore soul duo that loves to bring their own take on soul, funk, blues and R&B to the stage.
Tammy Byerly

Pop / Rock / Folk

tammybyerly.com/music
A Pleasanton native who gave up her CPA gig to pursue music, Tammy will make your ears happy with her velvety voice, enchanting lyrics, and delicate guitar accompaniment.
Just Adventure

Blues & Folk-Rock

Just Adventure on facebook
A local Livermore and Two Day Town favorite brings original blues and folk inspired rock and roll to the stage. Get ready to dance and sing to some real tunes about love, laughter, wine, and whiskey.

Saturday Afternoon Main Stage

Music starts a wee bit before noon



The Shop

Ferrucciana

Founding Two Day Town Mayor Michael Ferrucci brings us some vintage and modern rock, country and soul. Or something. There's really no telling what Michael might play, except for that one song...
Truth Without Fear

Power Trio - guitar/bass/kit

Truth Without Fear on facebook
Livermore-based Truth Without Fear opens up the Two Day Town Main Stage this year with its eclectic sound inspired by a wide range of genres including blues, funk, jazz, rock, Latin and reggae.
Wolf Hamlin & The
Front Porch Drifters

Americana / Southern Rock

wolfhamlinmusic.com
Frontman Wolf commands the stage with his powerful Southern and country rock voice but the tight Front Porch Drifters nearly steal the show with their powerful sound. This band will ramp up your afternoon like no other!
Michael McNevin & The Spokes

Folkgrass

michaelmcnevin.com
National award-winning songwriter and guitarist Michael McNevin once again blesses Two Day Town with his incredible talent for writing music that reads like short melodious stories; full of heart, humor, and vivid detail. McNevin owns "The Mudpuddle Shop", a converted barbershop where he operates a hive for concerts, swaps, jams, and songwriting workshops.
Hannah Jane Kile

Hannamericana

hannahjanekile.com
Performing with an open-hearted sense of compassion and wonder, Hannah Jane takes her audience on a journey with her versatile voice and emotionally packed style as she ranges from an earthy blues swagger to an ethereal heart rending whisper. Hannah is set to release two full-length albums early 2018.

Saturday Nap Time

Take a break! Relax and refresh yourself,
or head to the Ardilla Stage for some fine unplugged music.



Nap Time!
3:00 - 6:00 PM
Right after our Main Stage afternoon music ends there will be an acoustic music session that we fondly refer to as "Nap Tme". The Nap Time session started out as a second stage experiment several years ago and has become an integral part of Two Day Town. You'll know where to go... everybody will be headed in that direction.
Outside Katz

Roaring Folka

is this thing on?
Lean in and listen to a band convened by one of Two Day Town's founders, Kenny Williams, and enjoy its acoustic groove and high [very] lonesome harmonies. They had a web site, but somebody took a broom to it.
Jack Quigley

Smorgasbord

jack-quigley.com
Jack serves up a gumbo pot of acoustic musical styles including blues, gospel, soul, spiritual, folk, country, rock, and bluegrass. Jack can be found playing at venues throughout the Bay Area.
F Street Stompers

Updated Ragtime

F Street Stompers on facebook.com
Drawing upon the bluesy roots of America's storied soundtrack, The F Street Stompers take the syncopated rhythms and high-energy jigs of early 1900s ragtime and blend them with classic upbeat toe-tappers.
Straight Ahead Bluegrass Band

see above for genre

Look up "bluegrass" on Wikipedia and if Straight Ahead isn't pictured there, it ought to be! If you love traditional bluegrass music, this band will make you happier than a luthier in a wood-working shop.

Saturday Evening Main Stage

Music starts around 6:00 PM


Roy Jeans

Armando-icana

armandosmartinez.com
Armando's; Open To Music
As one of Two Day Town's founding fathers, Roy "Armando" Jeans delivers a short performance at the start of Saturday night's Main Stage show every year. What does he plan for 2018? You'll have to come on down and see!
Yellow House Orchestra

Salsa ++

Yellow House Orchestra on facebook.com
Get ready to get on your feet and "cut a rug," as grandma used to say, with Yellow House Orchestra's hip moving salsa and Latin jazz beat. Formerly known as El Desayuno, veteran Two Day Town folks will recognize this sound!
Brad Petersen & Friends

Rock n Blues

Brad Petersen and Bob Knight are Main Stage veterans who have played Bay Area clubs and events together for more than three decades. This reboot of the Brad Petersen Band gets back to basics with original blues and rock and roll music with plenty of emphasis on having a good time! The band's motto? "If it ain't fun, we're not gonna do it!"
Bacchus Brothers

Funk.  Unk.

bacchusbrothers.com
bacchus bros. on cdbaby
Mark Clarin, Ray Merrill, and Don Veca put the "unk" in funk in a seemingly effortless congruence of rock, jazz, blues, funk, reggae, and country. The trio often introduces new artists to Two Day Town, so you will want to come down to the Main Stage and see what surprises they have in store for 2018.
Attik Door

Original Rock

Attik Door on facebook.com
Originally from various parts of Russia, this young band has come to America -- and Two Day Town! -- to showcase its original rock sound and share it with the masses. Although the drummer is a long time Livermore local rocker, the other four members all currently live and work in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Mundaze

Pop Funk Rock

themundaze.com
The Mundaze on facebook
Get your funk on with these Two Day Town favorites who always deliver! The Mundaze explode on stage with their original retro pop soul sounds, top-shelf vocals, bitchin' guitars, and funky grooves.

That's all for Saturday's stage, but there's plenty more music happening.
There will be jams all over Two Day Town at campsites and at the fire pit, for hours to come.
Remember that all drumming has to stop at 10 PM to comply with our agreement with park management.

Sunday Morning Gospel Gathering

Schoolhouse Flats Picnic Area at 9:00
Bring your voice and your acoustic instruments and join Reverend Terry Burley at Schoolhouse flats for an hour of rejoicing.

Sunday Gospel picture

Sunday Morning at The Lakeside Stage



Diablo Rhythm Wranglers

Country Jazz

DRW on facebook.com
Think country meets jazz with fiddle, accordion, bass, and two slick guitars. The band features multiple vocalists who trade songs while featuring astounding vocal harmonies.
Frankie Bones Project

Uke-Folk

Veteran Two Day Town campers will perform acoustic folk rock with a splash of ukuele!
Chris Ahlman

Pop / Folk / Rock

chrisahlman.com
Sit back and enjoy Chris Ahlman's acoustic pop, folk, and rock arrangements. The Bay Area resident has three albums and says some of his influences are Dave Matthews, John Mayer, Counting Crows, and Neil Young.
Meshach Jackson & The Mere Mortals

Americana

Meshach on facebook.com
Meshach Jackson & The Mere Modals is feel-good Americana music with an upright bass, acoustic guitars, harmonica, percussion, and powerful voices.
KNR

Pop / Rock / Blues

weareknr.com
The Livermore-based KNR plays an eclectic mix of music from the 1970s to the present and takes pride in its distinctive vocal harmonies.

Sunday Afternoon Main Stage

Get yer buns on the grass by about 11


Living Water Band

Gospel

We are so happy to welcome back to the Main Stage this lovely gospel bluegrass band whose grace, unique blend of original and old-time favorites, strong vocals, and sweet harmonies will put you in the perfect mood to enjoy your Two Day Town Sunday.
Django Mack

Americana

Enjoy an original mix of Americana infused with blues, jazz, and rock-and-roll played by a musician who describes himself as a high plains drifter and storyteller
The Lost Cats

Jazz / R&B

thelostcats.com
Sunday on the lawn just wouldn't be the same without Jim Passard and friends with their smooth, jazzy interpretations of a wide array of material, all delivered seamlessly. Jim's smoky vocalizing and his band's exquisite musicanship are perfect for a Two Day Town Afternoon.
ABELsound

Funk-Jazz-Blues-Improv

anthonyotisdelaney.com
/abelsound
This funky, jazzy, bluesy improvisational trio describes its sound as graciously instrumental (with occasional vocals) and deeply rooted in the East Bay vibe. Listen for the trio's own slow-simmered style inspired by a wide range of artists such as Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock to Pancho Sanchez and the Beatles.
Night Harvest

Original Jazz & World Fusion

openstrings.net
The incomparable and incredibly nice guy Jim Hurley leads this electric string band whose ensemble dazzles with original jazz and world fusion.
Groove.Org

Jazz / Rock / Samba

markholzinger.com
Mark Holzinger, John Waller, and Justin Wilson bring a contemporary blend of orginal funk, jazz, rock, and samba to Two Day Town every year. Plus, you never know what incredible talent they will recruit to join them on stage, so be sure and hang around for the last act of 2018!

That's All Folks....Until Next Year
Please Remember - Leave No Trace, and please No Glass anywhere at Two Day Town!


Click for Performer History for 2001 - 2016 (2017 & 2018 soon, really...)