EntertainmentSeptember 10, 2023
PEABODY SQUARE STAGE
11:00 am Warszawiaki Orchestra
12:00 pm Rancho Folclorico de Peabody
1:00 pm Sugar Kings
2:00 pm Ceremony
2:30 pm Sayat Nova Dance Company
3:15 pm Jah Spirit
4:15 pm Grupo Fantasia
UPPER MAIN STAGE
11:00 am The Brian Maes Band
12:00 pm Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band
1:00 pm The Camelia Latin Dance Band
2:00 pm St. Vasilios Greek Dancers
2:30 pm Sinha Capoeira
3:15 pm Dis N Dat Band
4:15 pm Mery EME & The Latin Roots Band
2023 Line up:
Dis n Dat band
Dis n Dat’s style is reggae infused with African rhythms, and steel drums bringing an authentic Caribbean sound. The band features International Entertainer and Steel pan Virtuoso, Sista Dee. The band is 5 pieces and also features a 4 time Grammy-nominated drummer “Rangotan.”
Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band
Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band is one of the world’s top klezmer ensembles. The Wheels have performed with Paula Cole, Hankus Netsky, David Broza, and many more collaborators from the klezmer world and beyond.
Latin & Caribbean
Angel Wagner formed Grupo Fantasia in 1993 performing all types of Latin and Caribbean music all over New England. Their brand of music is family friendly and multi generational bringing exciting flare and energy to all.
Jah Spirit presents an unforgettable stage show. The band’s accomplishments include nomination for the prestigious Boston Music Awards outstanding reggae band, repeat performances at Boston’s celebrated “First Night,” and many headlining concerts.
Mery EME & The Latin Roots Band
Mery Eme with her musical style puts swing in this number that is perfect for the dancer. Singer of the Dominican origin based in Lynn, MA continues to dazzle in each of her live performances and at this moment she is in a moment of development in her career, offering innovation, humility and gratitude to all her public.
Rancho Folclorico de Peabody
Rancho Folclorico de Peabody is a Portuguese folk dancing group that performs dances from Northern Portugal.
Sayat Nova was formed in January 1986 as an independent, non-profit dance ensemble under the direction of its choreographer, Apo Ashjian. With his leadership and the efforts of a handful of individuals, Sayat Nova was able to surround itself by a group of young and talented individuals from all walks of life.
We are a full-time Capoeira school dedicated to the growth and development of the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, which combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music to create a dynamic and exhilarating art form.
St. Vasilios Greek School
The St. Vasilios Greek School is an afternoon Modern Greek Language School open to children age 3 to 7th grade. In addition to learning Greek students learn traditional dances from various parts of Greece.
Afro-Cuban Son, Salsa and Rumba-Flamenca
Sugar Kings is a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. In their world, respect is paid to the forefathers and traditions of Afro-Cuban Son, Salsa and Rumba-Flamenca but Sugar Kings (named after a Cuban baseball team) also actively draw on influences from nearly every continent in their unique roots-rock-reggae repertoire.
The Brian Maes Band
The Brian Maes Band is made up of musicians who are highly sought after and some of which have been playing together for most of their music careers. Featuring former members of RTZ, Peter Wolf’s Houseparty 5 and Ernie And the Automatics.
The Camelia Latin Dance Band
The “Camelia Latin Dance Band” is the brainchild of Roderick Camelia, a native of Curaçao, a full-time musician, Berklee graduate, and lead singer, bass player, and bandleader of the group. The mission of the group is to perform highly danceable Latin music in a small format (a 4-piece or 5-piece), specializing in classic Latin “oldies” that have withstood the test of time.
Get ready to polka with Warszawiaki Orchestra’s traditional Polish music. Buddy Walker started this band over 70 years ago. Buddy passed away 6 years ago but his band still lives on under this direction of Tony Malionek.