The Stage of Stars is located on Broad Street, setup in the parking lot next to Weaver’s Hot Dogs. This stage hosts all sorts of entertainment including the festivals most popular musical performances, contests and other entertainers.
Stage of Stars 2012 Schedule
Thursday, September 27
|4:40 PM||ZOOperstarsThe ZOOperstars! Lovable. Outrageous. Zany. Unpredictable. Hysterical. Incredible. Unbelievable. All of which describe this crazy combination of animalistic superstars.|
|5:00 PM||TidalWave RoadTidalwave Road is a four-piece bluegrass band with all the original flavor you’d expect from these Kentucky natives.|
|6:00 PM||High & MightyHigh & Mighty is a rock tribute to the 90’s including hit songs from bands like Soundgarden, Foo Fighters, & Pearl Jam.|
|7:30 PM||David BallDavid Ball’s contemporaries are not the usual suspects from Top 40 radio. Ball’s spirit and music are more closely aligned with troubadours like Dwight Yoakam & Lyle Lovett.
|9:00 PM||Trailer ChoirOnce you see Trailer Choir in action, you’ll never forget the experience. The phrases, “high energy,” and “good time” don’t do this group justice. If you’re not having fun at a Trailer Choir show, check your pulse to see if you’re still alive.
Friday, September 28
|11:00 AM||Weaver’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Registration|
|11:30 AM||Weaver’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
Sponsored by Weaver’s Hot Dogs
|5:30 PM||Laurel River Line
London’s own Laurel River Line (Bluegrass/Gospel) will be performing at the Stage of Stars at 5:30 PM on Friday, September 28th!
|7:00 PM||Cumberland River Band
Cumberland River Band’s music has been featured on the hit television show, “Justified.” They will be bringing their unique bluegrass sound to the World Chicken Festival Stage of Stars
|8:30 PM||Rhonda VincentGrammy Nominated Bluegrass Queen! Unprecedented 7-consecutive wins – Female Vocalist of the Year! 5-Time Grammy Nominee! Sponsored by London Auto Truck Center
|10:00 PM||Light Up The Night in LondonA fabulous fireworks display sponsored by Wildcat Harley Davidson that will be choreographed to music to be broadcast live on 96.7 Kool Gold!Click here to learn more!|
Saturday, September 29
Saturday entertainment sponsored by Red Buck
|5:45 PM||Artie Dean Harris
The late-night prowlers of the honky-tonk circuits are already catching on to his songs. This is a sure sign that this hot country newcomer is ‘Big Star Bound’!
|6:45 PM||Borrowed Blue
Young country rock outfit Borrowed Blue encompasses the homegrown distinction of the “boy next door” and the heart of “Blue Mist” pride–emphasizing their belief in God and union.
|8:00 PM||Ira Dean
You remember IRA DEAN as the”wild”,”untamed”,”crazy”,”energetic” bass player of the country trio TRICK PONY but since leaving the group in 2008, Ira has proven that strength doesn’t always come in numbers…
|9:15 PM||David Lee MurphyDavid Lee Murphy is a successful singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN. His current hits include recordings by Kenny Chesney, Montgomery Gentry and the hit single “Big Green Tractor” by Jason Aldean
Sunday, September 30
WYMT-TV Gospel “Egg’stravaganza”
10:00 AM Community Worship Service provided by First United Methodist Church & First Christian Church
|1:00 PM||Nick Bruno|
|1:20 PM||The Beelers|
|2:00 PM||The Perkins|
|2:40 PM||Shadow Ridge|
|3:15 PM||Fair Haven Quartet|
|4:00 PM||The Galloways|
|4:30 PM||Candy Hemphill Christmas|