Grand Rapids
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  10th Annual KAXE Mississippi River Festival 
2 Days

Friday, July 18th
6:00 pm-US
6:30pm-Bill Miller
8:30pm-Slaid Cleaves

Saturday, July 19th
1:00pm-Faith Boblett
2:30 - Roe Family Singers
4:30 - Sena Ehrhardt
6:30 - Actual Wolf
8:30 - The Jimmys

Tickets :

Friday: $20
Saturday Members: $35
Saturday Non-members: $45
2-Day Members: $55
2-Day Non-members: $65
Friday Student Rate (ages 13-20): $10
Saturday Student Rate (ages 13-20): $10
2-Day Student Rate (ages 13-20): $20
Ages 12 and under: Free

Food concessions by the Kiwanis Daybreakers, Grand Rapids High School Band, and Log Home Wood Fired Pizza. 

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A trio of young musicians that recently won the battle of the bands contest in Chicago.

Bill Miller Bill Miller

Bill Miller is an award-winning recording artist, performer, songwriter, activist, painter, and world-class accomplished flute player. Over the past four years, Miller has produced two incredible albums, received a Grammy Award and led Wisconsin’s La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a member of the League of American Orchestras.

Slaid Cleaves Slaid Cleaves
Slaid Cleaves. Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Travels around. Tries to be good.

Faith Boblett Faith Boblett
Faith Boblett is the product of her upbringing. Surrounded by music, and raised by parents that actually met each other in a band, Faith started singing at a very young age. After her family moved to a small town in rural Minnesota, Faith began playing guitar and writing her own songs at thirteen.

Roe Family Singers Roe Family Singers
Songwriters Kim and Quillan Roe's lives have changed with the arrival of their two daughters. Thirteen original and traditional songs with the Roe Family's characteristic old-time sound with subversive and punk influences are showcased on "The Owl and the Bat and the Bumblebee".

Sena Ehrhardt Sena Ehrhardt
Sena Ehrhardt is unquestionably one of the freshest and most dynamic emerging young voices on the blues scene today. Once the lights come on, her commanding stage presence and gritty, soulfully emotional vocal prowess capture the audience, belying her youthful demure appearance.

Actual Wolf Actual Wolf
Eric Pollard has played as part of musical acts like Low, Retribution Gospel Choir, and the Dukes of Hubbard. Now this Grand Rapids native is striking out on his own as the creative force behind Actual Wolf.

The Jimmys  The Jimmys
The Jimmys are a powerhouse, eight piece band influenced by raw Chicago Blues to second line New Orleans funk. With touring experience throughout the US and Europe. The Jimmys have amassed international acclaim. Members of this band have garnered Wisconsin's top honors in Blues to Grammy recognition to platinum records.

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