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2017 Spring Water Festival Entertainment Schedules

2017 Spring Water Festival Entertainment Schedule

Friday 6 pm – 10 pm
6 pm – The Royal Scotsmen Band
8 pm – Odyssey

Saturday Amphitheater Stage
9:00 am – Blue Sky Blues Band
10:30 am – Tom Fisch
12 noon – Wilson Banjo Company
2:00 pm – Eternal Vision

Saturday 9 am – 4 pm
9 am – Opening Ceremony on Park Center Stage (Gospel stage)

Gospel Stage Entertainment
10:00 am – Craig Ledford
10:30 am – David Earl Lawson
11:00 am – Jerry Maples
11:30 am – All For Him
12:00 noon – Living Truth
12:30 pm – The Harts
1:00 pm – The Chordsmen Quartet
1:30 pm – Gary Hart & Hartstrings

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Don’t Miss Eternal Vision on the Amphitheater Stage

Children’s Stage
10 am – Upstate Dance
11 am – Buttons the Clown
11:45 am – Tom Fisch
12:45 Jack’s Drum Shack

Beach, Blue Grass, Gospel and more live music at Spring Water Festival

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The 36th Annual Spring Water Festival will begin on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with food, rides, craft and display vendors.
Entertainment on the Amphitheater Stage will include Beach, Motown and Party Music on Friday with local favorites, The Royal Scotsmen Band and Odyssey.
Odyssey is a seasoned party band that performs many genres of music and specializes in old school and current R&B, Blues and Beach Music. Odyssey band members include: Stanley Gilchrist, lead vocal; Janice Gray, background vocals; Brenda Harris, background vocals; Alfred Doddson, drums; Alvin Sullivan, bass guitar; Cecil Gray, MD/ keys/ background vocals; Barney Hampton, guitar and Basil Harris, guitar/background vocals.

The Royal Scotsmen Band is a group of veterans who display a genuine enthusiasm for their music and share and include the audience in the fun they have in their performances.
Led by Ed and Joe Chambers, joined by sister Kim, the group performs Beach classics, as well as original radio hits from their own CD’s. Rounding out the group is Cheryl Bryson and Judd Terrell on keyboards, Mike Smith on guitar, while Keith White lays down the beat on his drums. Paul Fitzgerald, sax, and David Vandenburg, trumpet, add their brassy riffs to the mix.


Amusement rides will be oriented toward younger children this year, organizers said. Unlimited ride bracelets will be offered at $10 per bracelet on Friday
Upstate Service Solutions will be giving out free glow bracelets at the Amphitheater stage on Friday evening.
Spring Water Festival hours on Saturday will be 9 am to 4 pm.
Entertainment on Saturday will feature Blue Sky Blues Band, Tom Fisch and Wilson Banjo Company. Christian Country Gospel group Eternal Vision will headline entertainment on Saturday.
Eternal Vision is an exciting and energetic group hailing from Knoxville Tennessee that has been a favorite of Gospel music fans for more than 25 years. The group is known for a progressive sound that is still respectful to the “old standards” that Gospel music fans have come to love.
The group is celebrating their first number one song on the Power Source Christian Country Top 100 playlist. “More About My Lord” was written & arranged by Lead Singer, Michael Shannon Shelby.

 
Wilson Banjo Co. is a hard driving Bluegrass band from Upstate South Carolina, founded by Steve Wilson, Banjo picker & Master Luthier.
The band was initially formed to promote Steve’s custom made banjos but has since expanded when their debut EP attracted a surprising amount of attention after its initial release to radio.
Personnel in Wilson Banjo Co. include Steve Wilson on banjo, Joey Newton on guitar, Sarah Logan on fiddle, Brandon Couch on Mandolin, Rob Walker on bass and Dylan Armour on Dobro, with each member contributing on vocals.
As a performing band, they endeavor to deliver an energetic display of traditional bluegrass music, backed by the notorious drive that Wilson Banjo Co. fans have come to know and love. Their humor and entertaining banter on stage reflects a level of cohesiveness and professionalism not easily attained by young bands.
There will also be an all day gospel stage and children’s stage this year.


Tom Fisch will return for an acoustic show on the Amphitheater Stage and a sing-along for kids on the children’s stage. Audiences enjoy his warm, appealing style, diverse range of material and talent.

Jack’s Drum Shack, Buttons the Clown and Upstate Dance will also perform on the Children’s stage.
Gospel Stage includes Craig Ledford, David Earl Lawson, Jerry Maples, All For Him, Living Truth, The Harts, The Chordsmen Quartet and Gary Hart & Hartstrings.

For more information, the 2017 Spring Water Festival Program Tabloid can be found in The Journal this week and will be available during the festival.

SWF offers childrens entertainment and activities

The Guthrie Grove Church will again sponsor the Duck Pond Game for children at the Spring Water Festival. This free activity allows children the opportunity to try their luck in our kids ponds filled with rubber ducks and friendly fish. They will be located beside the Long Shelter in the center of the park. come by and enjoy the fun!
Tom Fisch from Hendersonville, NC will also entertain on the childrens stage. Tom will be performing songs from his CD “Songs For Kids” which is full of familiar traditional favorites including Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round The Mountain. and Somewhere Over The Rainbow. It also includes newer classics like The Wheels On The Bus, Baby Beluga, and Going To The Zoo.
Tom will perform on both the Children’s Stage and the Amphitheater Stage.
Also appearing on the children’s stage, Buttons the Clown, Upstate Dance and Jack’s Drum Shack.
This year the Spring Water Fesitval is bringing Will & Kris Amusements back and they are bringing new rides catered to the little ones.

Living Statue to depict founder West Allen Williams

Bob Seymore STATUARY
Living Statue
Depicting Williamston Founder West Allen William
Visitors to the Spring Water Festival should be on the look out for a living statue depicting the town’s founder West Allen Williams. Don’t be startled if the statue begins to move, or talk! Bob Seymore of Atlanta will bring the fantastic world of STATUARY to Williamston for the 2017 Spring Water Festival. This detail driven living statue company, has brought a full range of entertainment to its guests for over 4 years. Bob has been performing world classic pantomime for over 42 years and has performed at many events throughout the southeast. He has a developed eye for detail with each of his living statue characters, capturing the realism look of metal or stone.

Spring Water Festival special attractions

There will be a number of special attractions this year including the Clemson Tiger and a living statue depicting the town’s founder West Allen Williams. Don’t be startled if the statue begins to move, or talk! Upstate Service Solutions will have a misting tent available to help visitors stay cool.

Spring Water Festival announces entertainment

Entertainment on the Amphitheater Stage Friday, Aug. 26 will include Beach, Motown and Party Music on Friday with local favorites, The Royal Scotsmen Band and Odyssey. Upstate Service Solutions will be giving out free glow bracelets at the Amphitheater stage on Friday evening.

Entertainment on Saturday will feature Blue Sky, Tom Fisch and Wilson Banjo Company. Christian Country Gospel group Eternal Vision will headline entertainment on Saturday. The group is celebrating their first number one song on the Power  Source Christian Country Top 100 playlist. “More About My Lord” was written & arranged by Lead Singer, Michael Shannon Shelby,
There will also be an all day gospel stage and children’s stage this year.

Spring Water Festival 2017 – Now Making Plans

 

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Now Making Plans for

August 25 & 26 – 2017

Mineral Spring Park – Williamston, SC

 State Hwy. 20 just off I-85 between Anderson and Greenville, SC

Thanks For Making the 2016 Spring Water Festival a Success! We are now making plans for the 2017 Festival planned for Friday August 25 and Saturday August 27, 2017! Check Back in Early Spring For Updates.

Thanks for making the 2016 Spring Water Festival a success!

The 2016 Spring Water Festival held over the weekend of Aug. 26 & 27 was a tremendous success! Thanks to all of the vendors, performers, displays, businesses, volunteers, runners, walkers, Town of Williamston, Williamston Police Department, MedShore EMS and most of all to the people of Williamston and the surrounding areas who came out to enjoy the activities and supports us!

 

See you next year – August 25 & 26, 2017

Spring Water Festival Entertainment 2016

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Entertainment Schedules

 

 

Spring Water Festival Schedules 2016

Amphitheater Stage Entertainment – Friday, August 26, 2016

Royal Scotsmen Band – 6 pm
Carolina Coast Band – 8 pm

Amphitheater Stage Entertainment – Saturday, August 27

Blue Sky Band – 11 am
Odyssey – 1 pm
Break – 3 -4pm
Shelby Raye Band – 4:15 pm
T. G. Sheppard – 6 pm

Gospel Stage Entertainment – Saturday, August 27

Opening Ceremonies for 35th Annual Spring Water Festival – 9:40 am
Stone River  – 10:15 am
Craig Ledford – 10:45 am
Living Truth – 11:15 am
Keith Kanipe – 11:45 am
Three Seeds – 12:15 pm
Catlin Tierce – 12:45 pm
Chosen Few – 1:15 pm
Image – 1:45 pm
Gary Hart and Hartstrings – 2:15 pm
Jack Roper Magic Show – 3 pm
Moriah Akin – 3:45 pm
Eternal Vision – 4 pm