(2008) Strawberry Festival Lineup Released


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NOTE: THIS LISTING IS FOR THE 2008 STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL; INFO ON THE 2009 ONE IS AVAILABLE HERE

The 2008 Burien Strawberry Festival will take place Sat., June 28th (10am – 6pm) through Sun. June 29th (10am – 5pm) at the Burien Community Center, located at the corner of 4th SW and SW 146th Street.

And the B-Town Blog will have a booth, where we’ll be doing “Live Blogging” so please make a note to come say hi!

In the meantime, here’s the current lineup, courtesy Burien Parks (downloadable PDF here):

Time

Performers

What’s Going On?

10:15 am

Momentum Dance Academy – more info

Dedicated to providing professional dance instruction in a caring and nurturing environment to students of all ages.

11:15 am

YouthSounds Northwest – more info

Providing musical education and performance opportunities for young people from grades 3 through 12 in South King County.

12:15 pm

Highline Community Band – more info

Over the years the ensemble has come to be considered one of the premier community wind bands in this part of the country.

1:30 pm

Supersones – more info

SuperSones play the sublime music known as Son – the acoustic dance music of the Cuban countryside that inspired modern Salsa

2:30 pm



Hi-Liners
– more info

3:00 pm

Mambo Cadillac
– more info

Tor Dietrichson’s Salsa/ Afro-Cuban Jazz Band has been delighting audiences at The Triple Door Musicquarium since April 2005 and has performed at Bumbershoot and elsewhere.

4:00 pm

Hi-Liners – more info

4:30 pm

Captain Leroy and the Zydeco Locals – more info

Authentic rockinzydeco music from
Southwestern Louisian

GALLERY STAGE


Time

Performers

What’s Going On?

12:30 pm

Jump Ensemble

Swinging Ja

STROLLING THROUGH THE FESTIVAL:


Time

Performers

What’s Going On?

1:30 pm

Trash Apes – more info A unique combination of dance, drama and comedy

2:00 pm

Anunnaki Project Stilt Walker  – more info

… seeking to investigate and preserve the myths and folklore of extinct cultures through artistic expression.

2:30 pm


Miles & Karina – more info
… accomplished writers and singers who complement each other with urbane taste and a twist of lemon, and the result is very cool. Dave Brubeck meets the Addams Family. James Bond meets the banjo.

3:45 pm


Highline High School Breakdancers

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

MAIN STAGE

Time

Performers

What’s Going On?

11:00 am


New City Dance Academy
– more info

Dedicated to providing each of its dancers a true education in dance.

11:45 am

Abyssinian Dance Center more info

All-ages belly dance demonstrations from Old Burien’s belly dance studio.

1:45 pm

One World Taiko – more info

Presents a contemporary style of Japanese drumming that incorporates dynamic and fluid movement as well as heart pounding percussion.

2:45 pm

Staxx Brothers – more info

Uncovers Seattle’s lost identity as an urban crossroad for classic R & B, Hip Hop and Soul.

4:00 pm

Caela and the Dangerous Flares – more info

Something new and funky…soul, blues, funk.

KIDS STAGE


Time

Performers

What’s Going On?

12:00 pm

New Futures Dancers

12:45 pm

Abyssinian Dance Center – more info

All-ages belly dance demonstrations from Old Burien’s belly dance studio.

1:30 pm

Ropeworks – more info

Using an artistic combination of dance, acrobatics, theatrics, and rope jumping, the Ropeworks Performance Troupe impresses audiences with their energetic show.

2:30 pm

Alley Oop – more info

He’s a storyteller, historian, poet, riddler, puppeteer, musician, singer, teacher, and just a plain ole’ dad.

STROLLING THROUGH THE FESTIVAL


Time

Performers

What’s Going On?

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Jonny Hahn more info

Pianist-Singer-Songwriter, has been street performing at the Pike Place Public Market and at assorted fairs and festivals since 1986.

2:15 pm

&

3:30 pm

Mariachi Fiesta Mexicanamore info

Formed in 1988, Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana features authentic Mexican music performed by Mexican musicians. They are one of the most popular mariachis in the Seattle area.

4:00 pm

Highline High School Break Dancers

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