LOST STATE OF FRANKLIN
Lost State of Franklin’s seasoned ensemble captures an Americana sound that combines vintage C & W, rockabilly, and roots music. J Scott Franklin, Tyler Postma, and Jeremy Cottrell lead their band to produce the sound and spirit that exemplifies their Facebook page’s short description, “Music Made With Our Own Hands”. They have appeared in Belfort, France, Nashville, Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, and numerous places throughout Ohio. A nomination by the Free Times for “Americana Act of the Year,” as well as numerous articles and thousands of loyal friends and fans are just a few of their accolades. Come see why the reviewer Robert Cherry once wrote that their music “…will have you ordering a shot and a beer and settling in for a raucous night that may well end in high-lonesome tears.”
FireSide performs a wide variety of classic and current rock tunes – from CSN to Simon & Garfunkel to Peter Gabriel to The Beatles – in a unique and creative way. Fireside is thrilled to be back at the Taste of Lakewood, having performed at the event in 2015 , 2014, 2013 and 2012.
LHS JAZZ BAND
The Lakewood High School Jazz Band is under the direction of LHS Band Director Clinton Steinbrunner. The Jazz Band, consisting of 26 talented musicians in grades 9-12, has performed as part of the Tri-C Jazz Fest and at various Lakewood community events and concerts. Performing classic jazz and Big Band favorites such as “Sing, Sing, Sing” and “In the Mood”, the LHS Jazz Band will kick off the 2016 Taste of Lakewood in style.
GOOD MUSIC all day on the First Federal Lakewood GOOD TUNES Stage