ZanaFest 2014 will take place indoors and outdoors Sept. 17 through Sept. 22 at The Venue at Harmony Ridge Golf Club, 1280 Breitenstein Road (Route 989).
More than 60 groups will perform virtually all genres of music this year at the five-day festival, putting ZanaFest 2014 on track to being one of the largest music festivals ever produced in the region.
ZanaFest 2014 begins on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. with a Kickoff Celebration and an Evening of Jazz.
Thursday, Sept. 18 features an Evening of Blues, Friday Sept. 19 will be devoted to Rock and on Saturday, Sept. 21, ZanaFest begins at noon, with the afternoon featuring some of the area’s top youth performers and singer-songwriters.
There will also be a Kid’s Jamboree tent with children’s activities, crafts, games and entertainment throughout the day. Saturday’s music features Country and Bluegrass with some of the top performers in the region.
Sunday, Sept. 22, the Festival and Music begins at noon with children’s activities and will feature some of the top professional groups in the region from many genre’s.
ZanaFest 2014 will close at 7 p.m. with a performance by The Granati Brothers.
The anticipated attendance for ZanaFest 2014 is more than 2,500.
Festival Passes are $25, Single Day passes are $10. Kids 12-18 $5, 6-12 $2, 5 and under are Free.
ZanaFest is a music festival and celebration of the life and career of one of Beaver County’s most influential teachers, Richard D. Zana. It is organized by an appreciative volunteer group of former students and colleagues. The mission of ZanaFest is to support the Richard D. Zana Memorial Fund, of the Beaver County Foundation, a 501c3 community foundation. The purpose of the fund is to provide music scholarships for talented area students and to benefit cancer research.
For advance tickets, the complete schedule of performers, or more details, visit www.zanafest.org.
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Wednesday, Sept. 17 - Jazz Night
6:00pm Elizabeth Betty Asche Douglas and Friends Venue Stage
7:00pm Betsy Lawrence, And The Carnegie Mellon Jazz Choir Venue Stage
8:00pm Mark and Anne Burnell Venue Stage
9:00pm Stacia Abbott Venue Stage
Thursday, Sept. 18 - Blues Night
6:30pmAdler & BarathVenue Stage
7:30pmBob EatonVenue Stage
8:30pmDab Bubien & the Music CompanyVenue Stage
9:30pmAngel Blue & the ProphetsVenue Stage
10:30pmThe Next DoorsVenue Stage
Friday, Sept. 19 Rock/Alternative
3:00pm to 7:00pm Rich Engler, Legendary Concert Promoter Displays Behind the Stage Door Performer Memorabilia and Book 6-8 PM Behind Stage
6:00pmStationary PebblesVenue Stage
7:00pmThe Skipper Johnson BandVenue Stage
8:00pmHy WynzVenue Stage
9:00pmOne Sweet BurghVenue Stage
10:00pmWine and SpiritsVenue Stage
11:00pmSilent PartnerVenue Stage
6:30pmEvil Boll WeevilPavilion Stage
7:30pmFrankie and the FalconsPavilion Stage
8:30pmThe UnemployedPavilion Stage
9:30pmSumpn FiercePavilion StageSaturday
Saturday, Sept. 20 - Country Night
1:00pmThe GuiseVenue Stage
2:00pm Sal Aloe Lifetime Achievement award presentation Venue Stage
2:00pm Special Performance Ambridge Steel Drum Band
2PM Festival Entrance
3:00pmMatt VanFossenVenue Stage
4:00pmThe ShinersVenue Stage
5:00pmThe Joseph SistersVenue Stage
6:00pmThe Steve Smith BandVenue Stage
7:00pmJason Craig BandVenue Stage
8:00pmDean AlexanderVenue Stage
9:00pmAmanda Jones & the Family BandVenue Stage
10:00pmCody GibsonVenue Stage
11:00pmMad Dog RodeoVenue Stage
1:30pmScott's the Drummer BandPavilion Stage
2:30pmDawn Savage featuring Justin KalcevicPavilion Stage
3:30pmBats Dynamic String BandPavilion Stage
4:30pmMo Nelson BandPavilion Stage
5:30pmThe Olive Mountain BandPavilion Stage
6:30pmRoute 45 BandPavilion Stage
7:30pmAndy Greg and the Second Hand BandPavilion Stage
8:30pmTwelve Gauge JusticePavilion Stage
9:30pmCross Creek BandPavilion StageSunday
Sunday, Sept. 21 - Mixed Genre
3:00pm to 7:00pm Rich Engler, Legendary Concert Promoter Displays Behind the Stage Door; Performer Memorabilia and Book 3-7 PM Behind Stage
12:00pm Killer MooseVenue Stage
1:00pmAmbridge High Vocal EnsembleFestival Entrance
1:00pmThe Mudslinger BandVenue Stage
2:00pmThe HawkeyesVenue Stage3:00pmJoel LindseyVenue Stage
4:00pmThe Justin Fabus BandVenue Stage
5:00pmUptown Rhythm and BrassVenue Stage
6:00pmThe SparrowsVenue Stage7:00pmNieds Hotel BandVenue Stage
8:00pmThe Granati BrothersVenue Stage
12:30pmSinger - SongwritersPavilion Stage
1:30pmBen Valasek and the GrowlersPavilion Stage
2:30pmFor Those About To Rock AcademyPavilion Stage
3:30pm The Annajames Band Pavilion Stage
4:30pm Steeltown Band Pavilion Stage
5:30pm East Enders Pavilion Stage
6:30pm The Sidewinder Band Pavilion Stage