2018 JulyFest returns with an amazing line-up of some of the most talented artists in the tri-state! From rockabilly to southern rock, country to party favorites, and piano pumping rock and roll to smokin' blues, Julyfest has it all! Be sure to join us at the St. Thomas More JulyFest as we…“Rock the FEST!”
(To learn more about each band, click on their picture to go to their web site!)
Friday, July 13, 2018: “Friday Festival Frolic”:
6-8pm - The Star Devils
Regarded as one of the most entertaining and exciting bands in traditional contemporary rockabilly, their savage rockabilly and hillbilly boppin' sounds have been raved about here in the U.S.A. and internationally . Known for their strong musical talent, with charismatic vocal stylings, and superb guitar and upright bass work, the Star Devils live show is sure to set your feet a-tappin and your tongues a-waggin!!!
9-12am – The Naked Karate Girls
Cincinnati's greatest party band rolls into JulyFest for a Festival Fiesta on the East Side!!! Playing all your sing-a-long favorites, the NKG stage show and theatrics are second to none! The antics from this party power trio go all night, and audience anticipation is greatly appreciated!!!
Saturday, July 14, 2018: “JulyFest Country Jam”:
6-8pm - Jamison Road
Jamison Road, an indie country music trio based in Greater Cincinnati, has entertained thousands of fans across the country! With powerhouse vocals from lead singer Jennifer DePalma, Jamison Road attacks the stage, bringing powerful and passionate country music to audiences of all sizes and ages.
9-12am – 90 Proof Twang!!!
If you combined Marshall Tucker, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash in a bowl, added a little Eric Church and Zac Brown, mixed it and baked it with a modern hippie vibe, you would produce 90 Proof Twang!!! 90 Proof Twang is the 2015 Outlaw Country Music and Sam Ash Music East Coast Country Battle of the Bands Grand Champion. In addition, they have been voted by City Beat Magazine as best country band in Cincinnati 2015 and 2017!!!
Sunday, July 15, 2018: “Sunday Blues and Boogie”:
2pm-4pm – The Kellen Williams Trio
Get ready to experience the next blues generation, as the 2018 JulyFest is proud to bring you The Kellen Williams Trio!!! This 17-year old axeman, along with a powerful rhythm section, can throw down the blues and blues rock jams with the best of them. Kellen Williams is a very skilled guitarist, and he is ready to make a big splash at JulyFest and beyond!!!
4:30pm - 6:30pm - Terry Lee & the Rockaboogie Band
JulyFest Sunday is proud to bring you a show guaranteed to rock your bobby socks off, conjure up images of Jerry Lee Lewis, make you swear Elvis really is alive, and cause Beethoven to roll over in his casket!!! Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band is a high energy, first class, international show band built around the lightning fast piano pumpin’, rockaboogie playing of London England's Terry Lee. Performing a large selection of popular hits from the 50's and 60's, Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band will keep the dancers on their toes and everyone else fully involved with the action on stage!!!
7pm-9pm - The Doug Hart Band
With his energetic and soulful performances, Dayton's Doug Hart is leaving a lasting impression on audiences everywhere. The DHB are 2017 Cincinnati Blues Society Challenge, 2013 Dayton Blues Society Challenge, and 2014 Black Swamp Blues Society Challenge winners, as well as being voted Dayton’s Best Blues Band three times. In addition, the Doug Hart Band is a 2014 and 2018 International Blues Challenge semifinalist. As a local music promoter recently said, "If you have seen the Doug Hart Band before, we know why you are back. If this is your first time, prepared to be amazed!"