BANDS FROM THE 2019 FESTIVAL!
Info on 2020's bands will be updated at a later date
The Newaukum River Band
The Newaukum River Band is comprised of local musicians who love the PNW. A lifelong Lewis County resident and retiree, John Frase plays rhythm guitar and provides vocals. Johnny Ray Myers is a professional musician and guitar teacher. He provides vocals and plays lead guitar. Don Wilson is a local investment advisor. He plays bass like a boss. Jake Dougherty is the band’s drummer. He works with special needs children at Fords Prairie Elementary school and also teaches drum lessons. Amy Larson is local piano teacher. She plays the keyboard and provides vocals for the band.
The Decade Detour Band
We are a cover band based in Tacoma WA, known for our eclectic sound and style. We are a six piece group with a female and a male lead, female and male backup vocals which gives us a dimensional sound. We play top Billboard dance hits from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and current. Oldies, Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Top 40, pop, alternative and more! We strive on entertaining an entire crowd of all ages, which makes us perfect for any venue . We pride ourselves on professionalism, and treat every venue with respect. We love to have fun while we play and it shows in our performances. Don’t be surprised if you see balloons, glow sticks, candy, shirts, hats, etc. being tossed out into the crowd!
The Prairie Fire Band
From left to right band members Rodie Sunga from Oakville plays
keyboards, bass, cajon drum & sings, Cindy Compton from Adna
plays banjo, bass, & guitar & Robie Lee from Centralia plays
guitar, bass, cajon drum, & sings.
Together they bring a mixture of Classic Country music from Patsy
Cline, Merle Haggard, to George Strait, Brooks & Dunn & Classic
Rock & Roll including Buddy Holly, Elvis, Eagles, John Denver,
etc. They also play toe tapping foot stomping traditonal Bluegrass.
Chris Guenther & The Honkey Tonk Drifters
Voted Lewis County's Best Musician/Band eight consecutive times by the Lewis County People's Choice Awards in the Chronicle, Chris Guenther has defined himself as a consistent Country and Americana entertainer and recording artist.
He has shared the stage with nationally renowned acts including Merle Haggard and the Strangers, Mark Chesnutt, Darryl Worley, Lacy J. Dalton and The New Christy Minstrels building a strong legion of followers. His music has been well received in regional markets and has gained attention among European radio audiences, charting numerous times in 2005-2006 on the European CMA.
Chris's music relies heavily on his musical prowess, fiddle
and lead guitar. Backed by his band of veteran and award-winning musicians, the Honky Tonk Drifters, Chris Guenther and his band offer an engaging and entertaining musical experience.
Glen Cowles is a local contractor who likes to jam with his friends, Kent Raible and Steve Hoecker They have been playing at the Blueberry Festival for the last few years.