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A Pony Ride Adventure/Palanuk Enterprises
That's right, the ponies are back! Hand led, free rein pony rides as seen at the Oregon State Fair 2010. Ponies in many sizes, shapes and colors are available for your enjoyment all week long. This year the ponies will be in the Family Fun Grove so be sure to look for them there. (Ticketed Activity)
Ben is a local talent with Nashville dreams. Born and raised in Silverton, Oregon on a grass seed farm, he made it on to the first season of the hit show "X-Factor", making it into the top 80. Now he lives in Nashville, continuing to work on improving his musical skills. It won't be long before Ben is the next up and coming sensation in the country music industry. He will be performing at the Fair on Friday, August 15th at 7:00pm and 8:30pm.
Mix a little country twang with cool Mississippi Delta Blues, and velvety Gospel harmonies, and you create a musical potion that will have you tappin' your toes to one of the hottest specialty bands in the Northwest. Billy and the Rockets is a 5 piece combo of "hep cats" lead by veteran entertainer, Bill Coleman, perform a fast paced, hard driving show reminiscent of the early days of raw Rockabilly and Rhythm and Blues. You can see their rockin' performance at the Fair on Wednesday, August 14th on the Main Lawn Stage at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.
Brady Goss (piano and vocals) was described from an early age as a piano phenom. Today he is recognized as an electrifying entertainer. Those who have witnessed his live show are awed by his formidable keyboard speed then grabbed by soulful vocals that are loaded with passion and bring out the feel good emotions that keep fans of all ages wanting more. Influences such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, John Mayer, Eric Clapton and more, with his own unique improvisational style. don't miss out on seeing him live at the Fair on Wednesday and Friday!
A former competitor in the Clackamas County Fair Talent Show, Briana has launched her own country music career. Blending a little country and a little rock, she will have you clapping your hands and tapping your toes to some old favorites and her own compositions. Her debut album "No Fences" was released April 27, 2014. You can see her at the Fair on Thursday, August 14th and Friday, August 15th.
Former American Idol contestant, Britnee Kellogg will be bringing her love of country music to the Main Lawn Stage on Wednesday, August 13th at 7:30 and 9pm. When she was three years old, she started singing and has never stopped. She has opened for musicians such as Chris Young, Lee Brice, Kelli Pickler, and more!
This four piece country band, fronted by lead singer Charmin Gibson, will be performing on Sunday, August 17th on the Rodeo Roadway Stage.
Charmin Gibson and Daisy Brandhorst are a very talented duo that give a fresh sound to classic country songs. You'll be able to hear them at the Fair on Tuesday, August 12th and Saturday, August 16th, on the Rodeo Roadway Stage.
An up and coming star in the country world, Jackson plays an excellent mix of rock and country. He will be performing at the Rodeo Kick-Off Party on August 2nd, and at the Fair on Saturday, August 16th.
This high energy vintage western/country band will play all your old favorites. Fronted by Jimm Bennett, they will keep you entertained all afternoon.
The K-9 Kings is the only high flying dog show featuring 13 different dog breeds, the only daredevil dog agility, one of the rarest breeds in the world, the only "comic book hero", and the fastest frisbee dog in the world! Aided by multiple trainers, these dogs perform to a fun mix of music, costumes, comedy, and audience participation to bring you the best show on four legs. You can cheer on these confident canines every day at the Fair in the Family Fun Grove at 11am, 2pm and 5pm.
Also known as "The Blonde Curly Haired Magician", will bring you comedy and wonder as he amuses kids of all ages with his art of misdirection and illusion. He just loves to make people laugh! According to Jeff, "In a time of
turmoil and uncertainty, our show lets you 'step-away' from all the
'stuff' out there and just remember what it's like to be a family and be
together doing something fun, like going to a fair and sharing some
cotton candy and watching a magic show!" Keep an eye out for him, you never know what antics he is up to!
Come and see these talented individuals perform a mini musical with singing, dancing, and speaking parts. They will perform Thursday, August 16th at 11am on the Grove Stage.
Based out of Oregon City, Maralee's proudly presents the Millennium Dance Crew. These dancers are state champions, but you can see them at the Fair on Tuesday, August 13th!
For singer/songwriter and guitarist Mikael Pederson, music is a deeply personal and emotional journey, but more importantly, it is a way to connect with the world. He seeks to inspire and encourage others through his songs and performances. While Mikael has drawn comparisions to John Mayer, Jack Johnson and Phillip Phillips, his other inspriations include Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, the blues, and more. These influences, combined with his compelling and vivid story telling, have led to an album that, like the artist himself, goes far beyond initial impressions.
The New History Minstrels are a singing organization that sings male barbershop style music. You will have the pleasure of listening to their quartet at the Clackamas County Fair on the Main Lawn Stage on Thursday, August 14th, at noon, 2pm and 4pm.
A magnificent young talent, Olivia is quickly making a name for herself in the country music world. Daughter of Western-Swing singer, Joni Harms, she will amaze you with abilities beyond her years. You can hear her live at the Fair on Thursday, August 14th, and Saturday, August 16th.
Come listen to the sounds of old fashioned fiddling. Every weekend, somewhere in Oregon, fiddlers gather in grange halls, senior centers, or where ever they can play music together. But on Wednesday, August 14th, they will be performing on the Grove Stage for the Clackamas County Fair from 2pm-4pm. You won't want to miss their jam session!
Radio Disney AM 1640 is a 24/7 radio station devoted to kids, tweens, and families. They provide entertainment filled with family friendly music, crowd interaction, and more!
Born and raised in Wilsonville, Oregon, Ryan is pursuing a music career in Nashville, Tennessee. With the release of his debut album, Start to Wonder, Ryan has woven together a collection of songs that honor his musical heroes, such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and the Steve Miller Band. His live show reflects a youthful enthusiasm that endures to captivate listeners. You will be able to hear him perform on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday at the Fair.
Portland, Oregon's very own Sacred Road Country Band is PROUD to be from the great Northwest. This All Star line up consists of former band members of other local bands teaming up to create a super band with high energy, adding some new flavor to our past and present country music. Did I mention GREAT ENERGY and amazing Harmonies! You can check out this "super band" at the County Fair on Saturday, August 16th.
Showdown is a regional Oregon/Washington 5 piece band playing spanking new and classic gold country with just a hint of southern rock and blues thrown in. Their setlist is always fresh, built around the latest country material from Blake Shelton, Jamey Johnson, Alan Jackson and Billy Currington, to name a few. Showdown also covers classic and outlaw country from Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams and Waylong Jennings. Simply put, these guys can rock! Always a fun show, they never disapoint and will have you dancing and singing along all night long. You can catch their performance on Friday, August 15th, and Saturday, August 16th in the Beer Garden.
Hypnotist Extraordinaire! The latest member of a family of renowned hypnotists, Tammy has perfected a family oriented show that has been performed all over the United States, and is considered by many to be the premier hypnosis show. See her select audience volunteers and put them in a state of hypnosis on Sunday, August 17th on the Main Lawn Stage.
A trio, born on a lanai in Hawaii, found a special chemistry and sound during a beautiful sunset and have been singing and performing together ever since. Nancy Renee sings Soprano, Dixie Lou sings 2nd Soprano, and Dixie Jo sings Alto (and yes, their real names actually are Dixie). the trio sings mostly "oldies but goodies", including some songs by the Andres Sisters, songs by the McGuire Sisters, a little country, a little gospel, and some originals by the Blonde Divas. Performing Wednesday, August 13th at the Fair.
The Touchables will be performing the best of the oldies and will keep your toes tapping all night long on Thursday, August 14th.
Who doesn't love Journey? TLS will Touch You, Love You, and Squeez You while singing all your favorite Journey Songs. This is a unique tribute band by not only being a female fronted band, but also the first Arnel Pineda tribute to the new era of Journey. You can rock along with them on the Grove Stage on Friday, August 15th at 7pm and 8:30pm.
Mr. Twisty is a balloon artist extraordinaire! He says that he can make just about anything. . . we suggest you find him on the grounds and challenge him! See what sort of balloon creations he can up with! Look for him around the Family Fun Grove and the Main Lawn.
Watch out Dancing with the Stars, the Ballroom Fever Dance Company is coming to town to perform their award winning showcase. Audiences will be treated to breath-taking lifts, beautiful costumes, and thrilling latin and ballroom dancing by some of the top dancers in the US. Ballroom Fever features dances such as the rhythmic Cha Cha, the intense Tango, the scintilating Salso, the energetic Swing and more. They even add in some very fun audience interaction and an opportunity for everyone in the audience to get up and shake their stuff. You can groove with them on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday of Fair on the Main Lawn Stage.
Westside features performance dance groups that exhibit their skills at local community events and venues including retirement centers, parades, and county fairs. Many of them also compete in regional competitions, often advancing to the national level, with most of the regional competitions being in the Portland, Oregon area or near Seattle, Washington. Westside's goals for their performance members include becoming the best dancers they can be, build high self-esteem, practice good sportsmanship, express their "inner selves" through dance, and have fun! Come see them at the Fair on the Grove Stage.