You’ve been waiting long enough. Here are all of the artists and bands playing at Snowfest 2022. Like last year we will have two stages of music throughout the weekend, but unlike last year they will both be in Neshotah Park so it will be easy to get from one stage to the next to listen to all of the great music that will be playing throughout the weekend. Without further ado….here are the artists
Friday July 22, 2022
5:00pm 6:30pm Maygen Lacey and the Birdwatcher
Maygen Lacey and the Birdwatcher have been described as “An exciting goulash of Kacey Musgraves, Chris Stapleton, Florence and the Machine, and Joe Cocker (MostlyMinnesota)” They blur together country, bluegrass, folk, and blues making a sound all of their own. We welcome them from the Two Cities as they promote their award winning second full length album “Moonshine”
Give them a listen as they sing their song, Domine
You can learn more about them at: https://www.maygenlacey.com/birdwatcher/
6:30pm 8:00pm Bacchus Lotus
A longtime part of the music scene in Wisconsin, “Bacchus Lotus plays a cosmic swirl of classic rock, garage rock, and cruising tunes. With musical influences that span from Miles Davis to The Beatles to Black Sabbath, these guys are sure to delight your musical senses. Their array of classic rock covers and original songs displays their creativity with hypnotic grooves and rich vocal harmonies (Door County Pulse, 2010).” We couldn’t say it any better ourselves!
Check them our here in their original tune, Dreamin’ Again
You can find them on Facebook at Bacchus Lotus Band
8:00pm 9:30pm Eight Second Ride
A local favorite who plays great country hits all the way from Johnny Cash up through the 90s & 2000s. Eight Second Ride loves to have a great time and you dance your heart out. Come on down to Snowfest, raise drink and party with them. Tim McGraw, Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, along with todays kick-ass country giants like Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Jon Pardi, & Luke Combs. Were upbeat & love to have a great time while you dance your heart out! So lets raise a drink & country on!
Give them a listen as they give you their take on Tracy Byrd’s, “I’m from the Country”
Find more about the band at their Facebook Page Eight Second Ride
9:30pm 11:30pm Mae Simpson
Our final performer of Friday night is Mae Simpson and her band. Simpson, originally from South Carolina, now calls the Twin Cities home. Her performance has been described as a combination or folk, funk, country and rock and roll. Her band has been widely acclaimed and her voice has been described as “larger than life” by Minnesota Public Radio.
She is known for her intense and exciting live show that favors the human connection between the musicians and the audience. If you are a fan of artists such as Alabama Shakes, Lake Street Dive and Bruce Springsteen, Mae Simpson is right up your alley. She has been described as an artist to watch by many publications and we are excited to have her at Snowfest 2022.
Here’s one of her many original sounds entitled “Smile”
You can learn more about Mae and her band at maesimpsonmusic.com
Saturday July 23, 2022
2:00pm 3:30pm Milbillies
We kick off day two of Snowfest 2022 with the Milbillies. This 5 piece urban-folkgrass band was nominated for the WAMI New Artist of the Year (2020). Their unique vocal style trades vocals like a fifth of bourbon and solos like a bull on a rope, slinging high-energy bluegrass stripped raw with Americana grit. You are sure to have fun with this great high energy group of musicians.
Take a listen to their song, “Hoods“
You can learn more about them at https://themilbillies.com/
3:30pm 5:00pm Trapper Schoepp
A singer, songwriter from the Milwaukee area, Trapper Schoepp and his band bring their own version of Americana to the stage at Snowfest 2022. Currently touring on his fifth studio album called, “May Day” Trapper will bring a show you will for sure not want to miss.
Check out his original single “River Called Disaster” from his newest studio album
You might see him in a Snowfest 2022 t-shirt or one of his own, This Isn’t Fun Anymore shirts. You can learn more about Trapper at http://trapperschoepp.com/
5:00pm 7:00pm The Nix
Hailing from West Bend, The Nix has been together since 2014 and performing all of your favorite music from Styx, 3 doors down, Journey, Rush, Kid Rock, REO Speedwagon, plus fun rockin’ originals. The Nix features Two Rivers own, Jon Stangel on base. You’ll be sure to have a great time!
Check out their take on the Joan Jett and the Blackhearts classic “I Hate Myself for Loving You”
You can learn more about them at https://www.thenixnation.com/the-nix-nation
7:00pm 9:00pm Thy Dirty Deuce
The original mathematicians of rock n roll take the stage in Two Rivers for the first time in a long time. Rob Atwood provides the vocals, Jamey Clark on the kit and Greg Roteik on the bass provide the beat for the rest of the crew. David Passow and Matt Ostlund provide the relentless blues groove people have come to expect. Thy Dirty Deuce recently released its fourth new album and we are so proud and happy to welcome them to the Snowfest music stage.
Check their original tract, “To All My Friends”
Want to know more about them: https://www.thydirtydeuce.com/
9:00pm 11:30pm Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns
Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns come to our main stage to close out our Saturday lineup. Long a fixture at Summerfest and State Fair, Cold Sweat is Wisconsin’s premier show band featuring some of the region’s best musicians, multiple dynamic vocalists, and the renowned three piece horn section, the Brew City Horns.
Cold Sweat brings energy, talent, and non-stop fun to the stage. You can’t help but join in the fun. Their versatile style draws from many genres and era giving a little of something for everyone. We’re sure you are going to love their energy and style.
Here’s their take on Luke Bryan’s “Country Girl”
For more information on the band, you can check them out at:
Sunday July 24, 2022
12:00pm 1:30pm Pineapple Hunks
The Pineapple Hunks from Sheboygan kick off the third and final day of Snowfest 2022. They will bring their funktastic rhythms to the Snowfest stage what promises to kick off a great afternoon of music. This five piece band plays up tempo, down tempo and everything in between.
Here’s a sample of them performing “Daniel Cesear featuring HER’s Best Part“
You can find them on Facebook The Pineapple Hunks
1:30pm 3:00pm Riley Haupt
With a craft honed by a long performance career on cruise ships around the world Riley Haupt brings his one man performance to the Snowfest stage for what promises to be a high energy one of a kind performance. Real estate, promotor, performer is there anything that this man can’t do?
Check out his cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You“
You can learn more about Riley at http://rileyhaupt.com/
3:30pm 5:30pm Smart Mouth
Snowfest 2022 comes to close with the music of Smart Mouth filing the stage this great high energy group of musicians cover all of the music of the early 2000’s that people will be sure to remember.
Here’s a little sample of what you will hear on stage this July!
You can learn more about the band on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/smartmouthmke/