Live entertainment is one of the primary features of our shows. We pride ourselves on showcasing and valuing all art forms, and that includes music! The Entertainment Tent at our festivals has become a prominent forum for musical talent in the Hudson Valley.
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OKTOBERFEST ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
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Oktoberfest Handcrafted at Rhinebeck has everything: beer, wine, specialty foods, live craft demos, one-of-a-kind handmade craft items, a pumpkin contest, farm animals, a horse-drawn hay wagon, and master pumpkin carving. Now add live entertainment to this perfect fall mix! Starting at 11:30 am, bands of all genres will perform in the Entertainment Tent bringing blues, rock, country and old-timey music to enjoy as you take in all the tastes, crafts and family fun.
Specially for kids, Saturday features The Green Planet Band, comprised of three tween/teensiblings, Kylee, Tyler & Anna, and Mama Lisa playing classic rock n’ roll covers with amazingaccuracy, technique and passion for such a young group of musicians. These rising stars have enjoyed fast recognition and success, playing shows around the United States, even the stage ofAsbury Park’s legendary Stone Pony! Kids and adults alike will catch this group’s infectiousenthusiasm.
Sunday for the kids features Ratboy Jr, a rocking duo for all ages with a knack for blurring thelines between music for kids and music for adults, so that it becomes EVERYONE’S music. A Ratboy Jr live show is not to be missed and the audience is always part of the show. Their music has won many awards and been on the top 10 list for several weeks on Kids Place Live (XM satellite) and on the Top Ten Kids Corner Countdown (WXPN).
Also appearing on Saturday are Buvas, a string band playing vintage post-modern fiddle tunes and foot-stomping traditional old-time music, Raquel and the Wildflowers, a country rock bandwith performances at Daryl’s House, Rockin’ on the River, The Bitter End, and more, and Kegbelly, the evolution of Brooklyn meets Long Island with throaty bluesy vocals, fresh writing and melodic jamming.
Sunday features Brewster Moonface, with just plain honest roots, blues and soul music, The Dylan Doyle Band with hot guitar playing and smooth vocals from a guitar virtuoso who has been touring nationally since age 15, and Shep and the Coconuts with their original take on Calypso, Reggae, Beach & Latino.