2009 Headline Entertainment Acts
Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone
Fifty-two million records sold. Fourteen gold singles and seven gold albums. That’s the amazing track record of Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone. They’ll take to the main stage Opening Night, Friday, July 17, to
recreate their phenomenal string of hits from the British Invasion period of the mid 60s and beyond. Get ready to sing along with “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter,” “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,” “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat” and many, many more.
July 16, 2009: Herman's Hermits Peter Noone Interview
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Seventies and ‘80s rock icon Eddie Money
(Baby Hold On, Walk on Water) will perform on
the main stage Saturday, July 18. Known as one of the hardest working men in rock ‘n roll, Eddie Money has been charting singles and albums for 30 years. A former Long Island, New York police officer, he launched into stardom in the early days of MTV music videos.
The Bellamy Brothers
The Bellamy Brothers, (Let your Love Flow) will take the stage Sunday, July 19 to perform their special blend of country and pop music. Howard and David Bellamy hold the record for the most duo award nominations from the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.
Appearing Monday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. Formed in 2005, Aston has quickly grown a loyal following in the Southeastern Massachusetts rock scene. They recorded An Evening with Aston EP, Spring 2006 Sampler and a full-length album, Another Second Chance, with Grammy-nominated producer George Dussault.
As finalists in numerous MTVu Best Music on Campus competitions, Aston was awarded the top prize in 2007, winning an opportunity to perform live in front of a sold out crowd during MTVu's Summer Concert Series at Six Flags New England. The band recently recorded its yet-to-be-titled upcoming EP. Aston is poised to make big moves in 2009.
The Cats with Special Guest Vocalist Sara Thompson
The spotlight shines locally, Thursday, July 23 at 7:30pm on the Main Stage when Richy Jay Marcos & the Underground Cats. Vocalist Sara Thompson is a special guest singer as well as other unnamed guests. The Cats are a high-energy rockabilly & blues band that carries on the tradition of American Roots music. These guys have all the bases covered with their signature rockabilly cover band and acoustic trio set-ups.
The energetic, young star Josh Gracin
(Nothin’ to Lose, We Weren’t Crazy) will take the stage Friday, July 24. He was the first to bring country music to American Idol - during its
second season. The former Marine with a dynamic stage presence, Josh Gracin is one of the few solo country artists with a debut album containing three consecutive top-five hits.
One of rock’s legendary voices, Brian Howe, former lead singer with Bad Company (Can’t Get Enough, Feel Like Makin’ Love, Rock & Roll Fantasy), will perform his long-running string of hits on closing night, Saturday, July 25. Brian has sold more than 19 million albums in a career that stretches back to 1983 when he was lead vocalist for Ted Nugent.