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July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come to Knob Hall’s Caribbean Festival!
The day begins with The Classics. Playing a blend of hit songs from “then until now”, The Classics is DC based group of veteran musicians with decades of experience performing popular music of all genres. Their wide repertoire, excellent musicianship and strong vocals have made them an entertainment favorite for special events.
The group includes Tim Wynne, bass and vocals, Don Bruce, guitar, keyboards and vocals and versatile drummer Jim West, playing the music they know and love.
Tim Wynne has been performing with professional bands since he was 14. His bands have included two Grammy Winners and three number one hit producers in pop and smooth jazz. He played in the legendary DC based band “Sinbad” at clubs like the Bayou and Crazy Horse in DC and went on to become Bandleader of the prestigious “Odyssey Band of DC”, and enjoying other musical endeavors such as the playing in the “The Classics”.
Versatile and multitalented, Don Bruce has performed as vocalist and guitarist with the National Philharmonic Orchestra at the Strathmore, the Tommy Rock Opera Southeastern Touring Company and the 18 piece “Sinatra style” Ultimate Big Band. Don has studied jazz and classical guitar, piano and music pedagogy and in addition to performing he enjoys providing music lessons in voice and other instruments. Both Don and Tim also served in the First United States Air Force Band as instrumentalists and featured vocalists.
Drummer Jim West has performed regularly at DC’s Howard Theater under Charlie Hampton, its legendary Band Director and played multiple years in house bands at Hurrahs in Atlantic City, Detroit’s Hotel Pontchartrain, and DC’s JW Marriott. Jim is a favorite of many of DC’s finest jazz, Brazilian and pop musicians.
The Classics will serve up your favorite songs, delivered masterfully with a good time vibe that will make you smile, clap or get up and dance!
At 5 pm, calling all Parrot Heads for the Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band Panama Rex.
Tickets online $10, $15 at the door! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caribbean-festival-tickets-64138566178
Prizes for the best Parrot Head costumes!