Festival features Sounds From Near And Far
Sany Oktoberfest 2005 takes plave Fryday trough Sunday, Sept 9-11, on the ground s of St.Michael'sCatholic Church, 18080 SE Langensand Road.
The event features music, foodand beer in the Biergarten, a Weingarten, a Microgarten, a Kindergarten, crafts and food booths and the Crusin 'Car Show.
Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
There will be free tasting in the Weingarten and Microgarten.
Admission to the Biergarten is $3. and childeren 12 and younger are admitted free. Parking is $3.. Minors are not permitted in the Weingarten or the Microgarten, but they will find a lots of fun in the Kindergarten. All Performances are in the Biergarten.
Performers are:
Hub'n Bub'n -The Hub'n Bub'n (pronounced "hoobin-boobin"hail from Maastricht in the Netherlands. They were formed in 1987 with the intention of playing Oberkrainer ("oom pa pa") music. This type of music is know characteristcally by it's combination of bass, accordeon, guitar, trumpet, clarinet and flugehorn, and is commonly know to Americnas as Oktoberfest- style music.
With three CDs currently in release in Europe, and winner of multuplay peoples favorites awards in their home country the Hub'n Bub'n have become a regular band on the festival circuit in Germany, Austria and Italy. It is with great pride that the Sandy Oktoberfest brings the Hub'n Bub'n to the United States for their first ever performance in America. With the Hub'n Bub'n playing this years festival, it will truly have that authentic feel.
LynnMarie & the Boxhounds - Returning for her second year in a row to the Sandy Oktoberfest, this three time grammy nominee from Nashville took the Oktoberfest by storm, and looks to do the same again this year. The "Princess of Polka " along with her band the boxhounds, bring "high energy" accordeon blending traditional polka with a combination f folk, country, cajun, texmex and rock on mainstage of the Biergarten for five shows over two nights.
LynnMarie has performed on "" The tonight Show" with Jay Leno; the Regis & Kelly Show; and "The Late Show with David Letterman"as well having appeared at the "Grand Old opry". Once you see her perform you will agree she is a "rising star".
Raised on traditional polka music by her father, also an accordeon player, LynnMarie can complete with anyone in the Polka genre of music. and, as the first female earn a Grammy nomination for "Best Polka Album,"LynnMarie is changing the face of polka with rock, counry, and pop with a high energy performance has garnered her worldwide recognition as an established artist with her fingers on the pulse of what is considered a new generation of polka.
Today, she is one of the most recognized and accomplished artist of Polka. As she travels the world she is still amazed at the loyalty of her fans, the new fans she turns on to polka music and the many people who continually say to her: "I didn't know you could do that with a accordeon!!!