**2017 Entertainers will be announced at a later date**
Chris Worth as a solo performer, plays the keyboard while singing a variety of diverse songs from rock, country, R&B, Motown, jazz to the genre of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. Chris’s voice is exceptional and he has a range that truly amazes. He is a real crowd pleaser who delivers a great show. He performs at various venues in Fort Wayne, IN and throughout the country plus wedding receptions, private parties and corporate events. More info here.
Chris Worth will perform on the Main Stage on Saturday 7-9pm.
A unique blend of country/folk/gospel, and a touch of the contemporary, has gained John audiences in a wide variety of settings, including prisons, embassies, high schools, rest homes, churches, army bases, concert halls, and living rooms. His honest, genuine voice is easy to listen to and his message reaches everyone through humor, true life stories, a love for people, and a wide selection of songs (not to mention the Holy Spirit). More info here.
John Schmid will perform on the Main Stage 7-9pm on Thursday.
Schafer & Russell
The Duo of Bill Schafer (saxophones/wind instruments) and René Russell (guitars) has been performing their own renditions of popular jazz instrumentals and original compositions for over fifteen years. Performances have been for a variety of private, community and philanthropic events with venues ranging from private homes to conference centers and outside festivals.
Schafer & Russell will perform on the Main Stage Friday 6-7pm.
Guitar Banjo Band plays a variety of music such as folk, country, Americana, and Newgrass. Different members of the band have played together for several years, but in 2013, they came together to start the Guitar Banjo Band. The band is based out of northern Indiana and is available to play events such as festivals, company picnics, private parties, and fundraisers.. More info here.
Guitar Banjo Band will perform on the Main Stage on Friday 7:30-9pm.
MIME Time Stage
Doug Eicher is a folk/contemporary Christian singer/songwriter from Butler, IN. Almost all of the music he performs is original, and his passion is writing lyrics that are honest about the good and bad parts of life. He loves coffee, the color red, and, of course, music. It is his hope that, through the songs that he writes, he can share a little hope with others. More info here.
Doug Eicher will perform on the MIME Time Stage Thursday 8-9pm, Friday 5-6pm, & Saturday 4-5pm.
MIMETime uses a unique form of communication—choreographed movement set to contemporary Christian music. The songs dramatize spiritual and life issues while
giving Hope in Jesus. A repertoire of 23 mimes includes music by artists such as Jeremy Camp, Mandisa and Third Day.
MIMETime is composed of about 20 senior high youth and adult directors. Commitment, hard work and a desire to share God’s love with others are vital to this drama ministry. More info here.
MIMETime will perform on the MIME Time Stage Friday 7-9pm & Saturday 6-8pm.
Strolling Through the Fair
Hoosier Gentry, has been pleasing audiences in the greater Fort Wayne, Indiana area for over 14 years now, with a variety of appearances in show settings, parties, banquets, receptions, and fairs. They especially enjoy being “up close and personal”, where their listeners can really bask in their harmonies. When you see them strolling down the midway, stop them and ask them to sing a song just for you. More info here.
Hoosier Gentry will be strolling through the fair Friday 7-8pm & Saturday 5-6pm.