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Sunday at 10:00am, Festival Welcomes Dill Purple Geniuses

Sunday at 10:00am, Festival Welcomes Dill Purple Geniuses

May 2, 2014

Taking the world by surprise, the Dill Purple Geniuses will open the Watermelon Festivities on Sunday, July 20 at 10am. They are a fun filled group of characters who have kids chanting “Pookie Power.” The Geniuses bring great inspiration, self-confidence, music and unending learning to all kids. The whimsical characters, along with the talented Dill Genius...

Watermelon’s Audience Favorite, Landia Band, Returns Saturday, July 19 at 5:00pm.

Watermelon’s Audience Favorite, Landia Band, Returns Saturday, July 19 at 5:00pm.

May 2, 2014

“Fasten your seatbelts as hometown heroes, “The Landia Band”, take it all up a notch with the throbbing, pounding pulse of life itself, unleashing a moving, grooving semi-acoustic torrent of glorious noise that somehow merges smart, savvy and always compassionate songcraft with unapologetically chunky funky rhythm and razor sharp riffage of...

Direct From Baton Rouge, Louisiana Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, Saturday at 3:30pm.

Direct From Baton Rouge, Louisiana Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, Saturday at 3:30pm.

May 2, 2014

Louisiana emissaries, Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, take the Watermelon Stage on Saturday, at 3:30pm with their mesmerizing blend of Reggae, Soul and Funk music. This will be a rare California stop on their upcoming Ultimate Louisiana Party Tour III. The band is well known for their upbeat dance tunes, tongue in cheek lyrics, touching ballads and is described...

Vaudeville Sensations Evans & Rogers Make Debut Saturday, July 20 at 2:00pm.

Vaudeville Sensations Evans & Rogers Make Debut Saturday, July 20 at 2:00pm.

May 2, 2014

Called “Vaudeville sensations” by Vanity Fair Magazine, Evans and Rogers are award winning vocalist Sharon Evans and veteran impressionist Rick Rogers. Together they bring to the stage, on Saturday, the best in musical comedy in the classic style of early 20th Century entertainment. Memorable songs, dance, and impressions of Eddie Cantor, Al Jolson, James...