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Entertainment Lineup

OKTOBERFEST 2023

FRIDAY
September 15th
DJ: Angel Song Entertainment

Fest opens at 3 pm

Featuring: Tina Messmer-King

 

Frank “K” and Company

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Traditional German Polka

LIVE RADIO REMOTE WLS FM 94.7

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Featuring: Erin Carman

Side Stage

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Featuring: Syahi

LP Vinyl

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Rock/Hard Rock

 

Dan Hampton

Autograph Signing

7:00pm Meet at VIP Bar Entrance

Tickets Required

 

Side Stage

7:30pm – 8:00pm

Featuring: Syahi

 

Maggie Speaks

Celebrity Sit-In

8:00pm – 11:00pm

 

Featuring:

Jason Scheff Long time Lead Vocalist and

Bassist of CHICAGO

Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts

Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey

Randall Hall, formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Dan Hampton, 1985 Chicago Bears and

Pro Football Hall of Fame

SATURDAY
September 16th
DJ: Angel Song Entertainment
Kids Karaoke

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Featuring: Tina Messmer-King

 

Classical Blast

1:30pm – 3:30pm

A twist on classic hits and more

Brat Eating Contest

"DGN" vs. "DGS"

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Tarra

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Classic Rock

 

Side Stage

6:00pm – 6:30pm

Featuring: James Bruebach - Acoustical

 

Thrill Pill

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Rock/Pop/Alt. & Country

 

Side Stage

8:30pm – 9:00pm

Featuring: James Bruebach - Acoustical

 

Reckless - Chicago

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rock/Pop/Dance & More

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Maggie Speaks:

     Maggie Speaks has been entertaining Corporate American for the past two decades.  Their client list reads like a who’s who of the Fortune 500.  Whether it is a general session band, or the largest sales incentive trip, Maggie Speaks has done it all across the globe.  They truly are the band client’s trust when absolutely everything needs to be perfect.

     This nationally award winning band was recognized by Event Solutions Magazine as 2010’s Best Entertainment Ensemble and American Entertainment Magazine’s Best Duo or Group in 2009.   Maggie Speaks has traveled the globe for corporate events with shows in Italy, Shanghai, Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Australia, Turkey, Mexico, Costa Rica, the Bahamas and Canada. 

 

     Stateside, Maggie Speaks has played some of the most prestigious events such as Chicago’s ACS Discovery Ball, the NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field, and the 2012 Super Bowl NFL Pre-game Tailgate in Indianapolis, IN.  In all, Maggie Speaks has performed in 13 different countries and 34 different states.

Jason Scheff: Long time Lead Vocalist and Bassist of Chicago

     In 1985, Jason Scheff was tapped  to replace Peter Cetera as the bassist and lead singer of the legendary group Chicago.  He held the position for 31 years before he retired from the group in 2016.  Jason is an incredible vocalist, singing all of the classic Chicago hits like “25 or 6 to 4”, “You’re the Inspiration” , “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” and many others.  Additionally, Jason sang lead on  a string of Chicago hits in the 80’s and 90’s  like “Will You Still Love Me?”, “If She Would Have Been Faithful”  and “What Kind of Man Would I Be?”.

 

Jason and Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) have a new band together called Generation Radio.

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Jay DeMarcus: of Rascal Flatts

     Jay DeMarcus is one of the founding members of the legendary country music group Rascal Flatts. Over the course of their career, Rascal Flatts had sixteen #1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Charts and has sold over 27 million albums throughout their 22 year career. In 2005, they took home the Grammy for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Bless the Broken Road" which was #1 for 5 weeks. In 2020, DeMarcus Family Rules debuted on Netflix. The popular reality show provides and inside look at the lives of Jay, his wife Allison and their children.

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Steve Augeri: Former Lead Singer of Journey

     Steve Augeri was the lead singer of Journey from 1998 – 2007, taking over for Steve Perry.  He toured the world in front of millions of Journey fans throughout this time period, bringing fans their biggest hits.   Journey was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.  They had eighteen Top 40 singles.  Steve also recorded 3 albums with the band.

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Randall Hall: formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd

     Randall grew up in Jacksonville, FL and is a self-taught guitarist that caught the interest of both Ronnie Van Zandt and Alan Collins, founding members of Lynyrd Skynyrd in the 1970’s when he was playing the club circuit.  When Lynyrd Skynyrd reunited in 1987, Alan Collins hand picked Randall to join the band, where he remained through the mid 1990’s.  Randall continues to perform Skynyrd classics around the globe, delighting audiences with their Southern rock anthems.

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Dan Hampton: of The Chicago Bears

     The 1985 Chicago Bears are known as one of the greatest teams in NFL history.  The Super Bowl champions roster was filled with outlandish personalities and talent that extended beyond the football field.  Hall of Famer Dan “Danimal” Hampton plays music in his free time.  His classic rock style and Chicago Bears parody songs are an incredible treat for any event with football or Chicago Bears fans.  Appearances can also include an autograph signing.

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