Another new addition, The Dopacetics, known for their original soul classic "Just Sayin'” will perform on the Gazebo stage July 4th, 5:15pm-7:30pm, prior to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra presentation at 8:30 pm..
Returning headliners for CarmelFest include The Wright Brothers and My Yellow Rickshaw. Always a crowd-pleaser, The Wright Brothers Band will perform on the Geico Gazebo Main Stage Friday-July 3rd (7:30pm-10:30pm), offering a variety of rock n’ roll Americana songs, including their patriotic hit "Made in the U.S.A." On July 4th (7pm-9:40pm), the North Zone Stage will bring back local favorite, My Yellow Rickshaw, an Indianapolis based Cover Band with a strong following of dedicated fans.
Entertainment Director, Brian Carriger, noted, “Having been a volunteer for CarmelFest for 10 years now, I've come to admire the musicians that play at our festival. I can tell that they give 100% of their energy and show the love for their craft when playing CarmelFest because they greatly appreciate the opportunity to be part of such a meaningful community event.” The CarmelFest Entertainment committee, led by Brian, includes Sue Westermeier, Steve Greenberg, Emily Westermeier, Matt Groff and Dan Kramer.
All concerts will be held on the grounds of CarmelFest; 1 Civic Center, Carmel. Admission and parking for the event are FREE. CarmelFest is organized by the Carmel Rotary Club. More information can be found on-line CarmelFest.net and Facebook/CarmelFest.