WILD BLUEBERY FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT

August 18 - 20, 2023

Paradise, Michigan

Wild Blueberry Capital of Michigan


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The Information Listed Below is Our 2022 Entertainment. The 2023 Entertainment Information will be posted as soon as possible.

BLUE WATER RAMBLERS


BLUE WATER RAMBLERS
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Performing extraordinary folk music in a variety of styles: bluegrass, calypso, old time, blues and country. Catch their show on the bay side of the Whitefish Twp Community center Sunday, 8/21, starting at 1 PM. Bring your lawn chair, blanket & family. They will not want to be left behind.


CHET MITCHELL


CHET MITCHELL, ENTERTAINER EXTRAORDINAIRE
Juggling, comedy, balance, escapery, sideshow stunts, human statue… What will Chet come up with next? Mr. Mitchell will be strolling the festival grounds on Friday, 8/19, from 10 am to 4 pm. Then he will be strolling the grounds again on Sunday, 8/21, from 10 am to 3 pm. Take advantage of the Blueberry Brunch, the Blueberry Bake Sale, and the 100 plus artists in the Arts & Crafts Fair. No doubt you will discover Mr. Mitchell in one of his many pain-defying feats! He may even ask you to participate.


Da FLY’N ZAMBONIS


DA FLY’N ZAMBONIS
Featuring Oivo ‘n Toivo, da U.P.'s best and funniest juggling duo on da tail end of their "All Da Way Across America Tour". Da Fly'n Zambonis will be strolling the festival grounds Saturday, 8/20, from 10 am to 4 pm. Take advantage of the Blueberry Brunch, the Blueberry Bake Sale, and the 100 plus artists in the Arts & Crafts Fair. Keep your eyes peeled for fly'n objects! The festival grounds are located at the Whitefish Twp Community Center just south of Pardise, MI.


Chautaqua Express


GUY LOUIS
Guy has been presenting his “Worlds of Music” programs throughout the Great Lakes region since 1986. While performing music that parents and grandparents also enjoy . . musical celebrations for young people of all ages! Mr. Louis will be performing live, on stage, inside the Whitefish Twp Community Center, just south of Paradise, MI, starting at 12:30 on Saturday, 8/20. There are many seats but you'll want to be there in time for the best selection. Buy a slice of Wild Blueberry Pie with ice cream, topped with blueberry sauce and whipped cream (blue streak) from the bake sale to enjoy during the show. Mr. Louis will also be strolling the festival grounds from 2 - 4 pm on Saturday. Enjoy his performance while checking out the Arts & Crafts Fair.


Story Be Told


JENIFER STRAUSS
Story-Be-Told continues the art of story telling to enrich lives, Jenifer’s energy-injected performances captivate, motivate and inspire audiences. Ms. Strauss will be appearing on stage inside the Whitefish Twp Community Center located just south of Paradise, MI on Friday, 8/19 from 3:30-4:30 pm. She will also be performing on stage Saturday, from 2 - 3 pm. Rediscover the ages old art of story telling. You might even discover your own story.


Jewls the Clown


JEWLS THE CLOWN
Refreshingly funny, highly skilled crowd pleasing entertainment, including magic, juggling, balloon sculpting, face painting and clown Antics. Jewls will be performing live on stage at the Whitefish Twp Community Center on Saturday from 11:30 to Noon. She will then be strolling the Festival Grounds, Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. An entertainer for all ages!


Magic by Jania


MAGIC BY JANIA
Jania Taylor is well known for creating a sense of enchantment, of make-believe, and for delivering magic and the wonder-of-it-all to audiences around the world! Jania will be performing Friday, 8/19 on stage at the Whitefish Twp Community Center, just south of Paradise, MI, from 11:30 to Noon, then strolling the Arts & Crafts Fair area from 12:30 - 3:30.


Richard Paul


RICHARD PAUL
He's That Funny Puppet Guy! Provides a hilarious family fun show for all ages. He mixes life size colorful puppets, music, magic and lots of audience participation. He will be appearing on stage, Friday, 8/19 from 2 - 3 pm. Located at the Whitefish Twp Community Center, just south of Paradise, MI, you'll have easy access to the Wild Blueberry Festival Arts & Crafts Fair, eat a blueberry brat, visit the Bake Sale and or check out the Souviner Tent. Then have a seat inside the center as you enjoy the antics of Richard Paul; fun for the entire family!


Wanda Degan


WANDA DEGAN
Musician & educator, Wanda Degen performs playing dulcimers & autoharp and singing songs drawn from Appalachian, Celtic, Folk & Great Lakes traditions.
Catch her performing on stage at the Whitefish Twp Community Center just south of Paradise, MI, on Saturday, 8/20 from 3:30 to 4:30. She will also be performing on stage on Sunday, 8/21, from 11:30 - 12:30 on stage. Sounds like a perfect Sunday morning to enjoy the Wild Blueberry Brunch then a show afterward.


WYATT & SHARI KNAPP


WYATT & SHARI KNAPP
Shari's rhythm guitar and Wyatt's finger-style and flat-picking guitar leads are combined with their sparkling vocals and lush harmonies in a diverse genre of bluesy folk, "high lonesome" bluegrass, and timeless classics of the 1940's. Wyatt & Shari will be performing live on stage at the Whitefish Twp Community Center just south of Paradise, MI, Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Be sure to check out the Arts & Crafts Fair before and after their performance.