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The Heavenly Chillbillies

The Heavenly Chillbillies have become Western NY favorites, bringing festival and club crowds a strong, danceable take on Americana and Blues. Their high energy live performances have garnered both critical and audience acclaim, while maintaining their down to earth, rootsy feel and accessibilitiy.

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The Dennis George Original Variety Show

Dennis “The Quizmaster” George and his traveling game show is a uniquely different entertainment experience that involves the entire audience in a frenzied game show atmosphere. An apt description for Dennis is the Quizmaster. He has performed at many events and functions in Buffalo and Western New York. He is known as the Quizmaster because he quizzes his audiences on literally hundreds of fun topics. With a photographic memory, Dennis uses his incredible wealth of knowledge to stump even the coolest contestants.

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Eric Van Houten

Country music singer/songwriter from Nashville by way of Buffalo NY, Eric Van Houten has been performing and writing for almost 10 years now. At age 24, the high energy and emotion he puts on stage is exhilarating, captivating, and entertaining.

“Our live show is where I really get to connect with the crowd and create an experience for them to never forget. I have always worked hard to make that connection which keeps them coming back!” – Eric

Over the last few years Eric has been on tour with artists such as Canaan Smith, Craig Morgan, Kip Moore, The Cadillac Three, Michael Ray, Chris Young, Jake Owen, Old Dominion, and many more. The self-titled EP released April 1st to iTunes and Spotify!

“I don’t have a plan B, this is my only plan; to continue pursuing my passion for music, songwriting and the adrenaline rush I get every time I step on stage in front of a live audience. This is just the beginning of what I intend to be a long, exciting journey.” – Eric

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Ransomville

Ransomville formed to shake up the sound of country music. The five members of Ransomville forge phenomenal multi-part harmonies with remarkable rhythms and arena rock guitars to create an unforgettable musical experience like no other.
The industry has taken notice.

The band has played venues from Buffalo to Nashville including performances during the CMAs. The band has proven their song writing ability with members of the band reaching musical success with 3 songs breaking the top 10 on the top 40 charts, on P1 station WKSE Kiss 98.5. That in turn led to their EP reaching the number one spot on Billboard charts for Independent Artists.
Lead vocalist Dan McClurg brings a classic, deep country sound over guitarists Rob Brugio and John Rosini’s harmonic rock licks. Rounding out the group is a solid and steadfast rhythm section made up of Kevin Ernst on bass guitar and Johnny Misso on drums.
Their music, harmonies, and unique sound caught the attention of award winning song writer/producer Greg Crowe who worked with the band on their debut CD (2009). Cowboy Troy member of Musik Mafia (Big & Rich) also took notice and produced the band’s last two recordings.


Ransomville has perfected their craft by being the main support act for such national acts as Cowboy Troy, Luke Bryan, James Otto, Jamey Johnson, Crystal Shawanda, Chuck Wicks, Tracy Byrd, Keith Anderson, Charlie Daniel’s Band, David Allan Coe, Josh Thompson, Kelly Pickler, Steel Magnolia, Chris Young, Justin Moore, Rodney Atkins, Richie McDonald, Love and Theft, James Wesley, Jack Ingram and Thompson Square.
The train to Ransomville is leaving the station – you don’t want to miss this ride.

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Dennis Regling – The Balloon Guy

Dennis Regling, will be making and creating fun out of balloons again at this year’s festival . He will be entertain children and adults with a blend of humor and interaction with the people and children, while rapidly making creations out of various balloons.

Watching the balloons being blown up, twisted, tied and seeing the creation develop is almost as much fun as getting the balloons. With a near continuous commentary filled with puns, jokes and humor and trivia questions, everyone is entertained.

Dennis creates cartoon characters, flowers, people and more while strolling through the festival. He is often assisted by his lovely wife, Karen, who is also a gifted balloon artist.

A resident of Freeport, Ohio, this will be Dennis’ fifth trip to the event. In the past 10 years Dennis has performed over 3000 programs at schools, fairs, festivals, camps, churches, private parties and company events in 27 states.