Corn Fest’s soundstage will provide blasts from the past as many cover bands take center stage this weekend. The following is a rundown of all performing bands and times they can be seen. The soundstage is located at the intersection of Locust and Second streets during Corn Fest weekend.
The Relics is a local group comprised of musicians who grew up around the area and were influenced by music of the 50s, 60s and 70s. They play music that should bring back memories for an older audience.
Audiodrive is a rock group that covers 80s hair bands and other groups from the era, choosing songs specifically to appeal to the masses.
Red Woody is a cover band that aims to play music from all kinds of groups and decades, not just one, so their shows can include songs from Poison, Matchbox 20, Counting Crows and more.
Hitman bills itself as rock music, especially any songs deemed party worthy.
Johnny and the Boomers
Johnny and the Boomers combines Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and Paul Butterfield for a sweet sound.
Big Daddy Woo Woo
Big Daddy Woo Woo bills itself as a party band playing music from the 70s through now, while offering plenty of opportunities to dance. BigDaddyWooWoo.net
Comprised of local musicians, Destination Unknown plays country and alternative rock.
7th Heaven is a rock band that performs original songs, but also is known for its “30 songs in 30 minutes,” which features a medley of songs from the 70s and 80s.
Hi Infidelity plays covers of songs from all decades, but mostly focuses on 80s rock. New covers include tracks from bands like Daughtry, Nickelback and Buckcherry.
Pie Filler is a three-piece band playing rock anthems, like those by Pink Floyd and Sublime.
The Lizzi Neal Band is blues rock, and plays as if Etta James and Steven Tyler had a baby and named it Lizzi Neal.
The band includes three 1985 Chicago Bears players – Otis Wilson, Dan Hampton and Steve McMichael – performing a variety of Motown hits, country and rock.
American English is a Beatles tribute band that has been performing for 20 years. Their mission is to take listeners through a history of the Beatles in 90 minutes.