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Brian Brenner Elvis Tribute

Brian Brenner When: Mon - Sun; See Fair Daily Schedule for Show Times
Web: brianbrenner.com

Elvis Presley is more popular today than at any time in history. In the world of entertainment, Brian Brenner stands alone as the most authentic and exciting Elvis stylist in the business.

For over 15 years, Brian has thrilled audiences nationwide with his electrifying salute to the King of Rock & Roll. Brian is careful to portray Elvis in a manner that is dignified, respectful and historically accurate, paying strict attention to every detail. The result is as amazing as the image and illusion of Elvis comes alive in the most genuine creation ever staged!

Brian is an accomplished performer who has performed at venues across the country. From showrooms, corporate events, fairs, festivals, car shows and private events, Brian brings audiences a newfound sense of appreciation of Elvis' music. His carefully crafted tribute reminds us of why Elvis is America's best-loved icon.
 

 




Magician Drew Murray

Magician Drew Murray When: All Week - See Fair Daily Schedule for Times
Web: drewmurraymagic.com

Drew Murray, is a magician, creator, artist and more. He has been wowing audiences since he was just 6 years old. After seeing a magician at a summer festival, he has turned an after school hobby into a successful business.

At just 10 years old he began performing for small events at churches, libraries and family parties. Through his teens and college, he continued performing more shows each year and taking his talents across the country.

Fast forwarding to today, Drew’s career has skyrocketed and his talents have enabled him to acquire an impressive client list including the FBI, The Cleveland Indians, L’OREAL and Macy’s.

No bunnies or top hats, just fresh new magic in this high-energy show. You won’t want to miss it!

 




Little Miss & Mr Pageant

Little Miss and Mr Pageant When: Tuesday, August 8th - 1:00PM-2:30PM

If the children are our future, find out why we're in really good hands.  These girls, boys, young men and women will amaze with their poise,  elocution,  and special talents.  From the adorable to the awe-inspiring, the Little Miss and Mr. Pageant is not to be missed.

 

 




Second Hand Dogs

Second Hand Dogs When: Saturday, Aug 12 from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Web: secondhanddogs.net

In 2015 Second Hand Dogs produced their debut LP with career defining tracks that include, The Rain Song, Forever One, Ohio and Aliens Among Us.

For over 12 years, Second Hand Dogs have shared their music with local audiences.

In 2013, Second Hand Dogs were selected as 1 of 10 local bands to play their original music at the Ohio State Fair for Ohio Music Showcase. The band was chosen to perform again in 2014 and 2015.

In February  2013, Second Hand Dogs hosted a musical benefit for P.A.W.S. at the Negative Space Art Gallery in the Asian Cultural Arts Center in downtown Cleveland.

Second Hand Dogs played at the Cuyahoga County Fair and in collaboration with the Cleveland Blues Society,  hosted prearranged open mic performances in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The Band has been in the top 10 on the Reverbnation Singer/Songwriter charts since 2012.

Band fan votes on Cleveland’s Hot List resulted in Second Hand Dogs being selected as a 2015 Finalist #4  Best Local Bands in Cleveland, Ohio.

Phil and Darla Eberwein met through music in 1998. Phil has been writing music on his own for years and now collaborates with Darla.  Salvatore Zingale (a.k.a. Tory) holds down the bass and has been with the band since the start. Nate Seidel joined the group a couple of years ago to add another dimension to the sound, keeping the time on various percussion. Whether writing songs about their lives, events, or songs just for fun, everything comes from the heart.

Second Hand Dogs are big supporters of local live music and host local open mics for new and well established artists.

Second Hand Dogs has always had a long standing motto of  “A Little Bit Of Something For Everyone”  from the covers performed in their music sets, right down to their original “My Pirate Song” written for children of all ages.




Singing Angels

Singing Angels When: Wednesday - 12:30-1:30pm
Web: singingangels.org

The Singing Angels, founded in 1964, is the musical voice of the Northern Ohio Children’s Performing Music Foundation, Inc., a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. This arts and youth development group is dedicated to teaching the highest level of artistic achievement in the performing arts. The mission is to engage youth from all communities in quality music and performing arts education that teaches teamwork, builds confidence, and provides a foundation for life. Three Angel choruses and small groups perform over 100 concerts a year featuring a wide variety of music, including Broadway, pop, gospel, patriotic, barbershop harmony, light classical, and good old-fashioned sing-a-long. Over 275 children, ages 6 to 18, take part in the organization. The Singing Angels hail from more than 70 communities in 8 counties, and represent numerous races, creeds, and socio-economic backgrounds. Proudly rooted in Cleveland, Ohio, and run by a committed Board of Directors, the group has traveled the world, visiting 31 countries on three continents. Thousands of young people have become youth ambassadors, star performers and stronger citizens as a result of their Angels training.

 

 




Wade Henry

Wade Henry When: All Week!
Web: wadehenryshow.com

Wade Henry hails from a long line of freedom-fighting Irish settlers who homesteaded in Manitoba in the 1700's and 1800's. It was in this Canadian West that Wade started training for his life as a performing artist.

Wade's inclination towards danger became apparent when, as a toddler, he was found riding bareback on his grandmother's german shephard.

Not long after the family's move to Pocatello, Idaho, Wade's father—perhaps to spare area canines—gave him a pony for Chistmas. His trusty steed at the ready, Wade adopted a "Cowboy Spirit," which he describes as: "...a certain attitude that most ideally fits the American man. It includes integrity, honesty and courage...along with a high esteem for family, a need for personal liberty, a spiritual element, and of course, a sense of humor. Further, the cowboy is a bit of a show-off. He values his own unique skills and abilities, and enjoys testing and improving them—whether in front of a rodeo crowd, or many miles from town as the sun sets."

Something of a nomad, Wade returned to Canada and spent long, frigid winters as a hockey goalie in the Great Lakes region of SW Ontario. His coach had him throw rubber balls around to improve his reflexes. Soon a professional juggler was born.

Honors Business Degree in hand, and now in his early twenties, Wade took an unconventional turn and decided to travel the world on a shoestring. For a time, he settled into working a farm in New Zealand. Calling home, he informed his parents that after years of academic toil and preparation for the corporate world, he had decided to return to the land - like a true Henry.

After the harvest, Wade continued his travels for another year—through Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and China and back to Canada. Necessity being the mother of invention, he funded these travels as a world-class street performer, delivering shows on streets, town squares and harborfront areas of various Australian and Canadian cities.

Wade's travels as a performer are partially documented in his popular adventure novel "The Greatest Finale".

Wade spent the next several years developing and polishing his skills as a performing artist. He is an accomplished juggler, unicyclist, ropewalker, fire eater, equilibriast, magician, speaker and comic. His most important and useful skill, however, may be his ability to handle people and audiences.

Given Wade's affinity for the land, he is naturally at home at county fairs, which serve to celebrate farming and agriculture. For Wade, these fairs are peopled by folks who understand the value of humor and a little high-spirited showing-off. Wade has performed over 6,000 shows and continues his prolific career at this year's Cuyahoga County Fair.