Fairs are for kids of all ages. The Social tent is designed to entertain throughout Fair weekend. Thanks to our
2017 JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARD SPONSOR,
ALDEN CREDIT UNION,
We were able to have a sound system that stayed in place all weekend insuring top quality sound and a minimum of interruption between acts.This spot is a great place to catch up with old friends or plan to meet your family members should you get separated. A variety of entertainers will be headlining to make your stay even more enjoyable. It is not unusual for fair-goers to get their favorite fair food, grab a table and settle in to enjoy their favorite artist. The line up is great,guaranteed to have you singing, dancing and taking a walk down memory lane.
BELOW YOU WILL FIND INFO ABOUT OUR 2017 PERFORMERS. 2018 WE WILL HAVE SOME OF THE SAME AS WELL AS SOME NEW. UPDATES WILL BE PROVIDED AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED.
DJ Dennis with Speed Quiz at The Fair
Sponsored in part by Fiesta Shows
It has become a tradition to open the fair with DJ Dave. This year is a little different. His Son DJ Dennis will be opening the Social Tent on Friday afternoon from 3:30-5:00 PM. This time he will be hosting a Speed Quiz. What is that you ask? You will have to stop by and check it out. The possibilities are endless!!.
SpeedQuizzing with DJ Dennis
No pen! No paper! No cheating! Only 10 seconds
to answer! Use your smart phone or tablet to get in on
this exciting trivia game. Play as a team or by yourself.
Ride wristbands for Friday night will be given as prizes for the top winner of each round!
Sponsored in part by Mill Valley Splicing
There will be tons of toe tapping and foot stomping as The Slik Pickers take us into Friday Night under the Social Tent from 5:30-7PM. Yes, they are new to us and as their names suggest , we will be able to appreciate their picking ability and harmonica work. Let’s give them a real Belchertown fair welcome.
MOOSE and THE HIGH TOPS
Sponsored in part by Suburban Propane
Moose and the High Tops return to the Social Tent on Friday evening, 7:30 – 9:30 pm. This local South Hadley classic rock cover band originally formed over a decade ago. Since then, they’ve wowed crowds at restaurants, fairs, weddings, parties, and outdoor venues across Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut. These dedicated musicians play music from bands such as Boston, Kansas, Styx, Dire Straits, The Beatles, The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Foreigner, Pink Floyd and many more! Get ready to ROCK the TENT!
Sponsored by Friends of the Fair
Immediately after the parade on Saturday, grab your favorite Fair food for lunch and join King Kountry under the Social Tent. In 2011, Ray Guillemette Jr launched his new persona to rave reviews. The show is constantly evolving as it focuses on Top-40 country music mixed with some of the classics too. Break out your cowboy boots and leave room for some line-dancing in the aisles. King Kountry performs under the Social Tent at Noon after the Parade.
Donna Lee and Landside
Sponsored in part by Country Bank and Interstate Battery
Donna Lee is a well known tribute artist who has graced our stage in the past. This Year under the Social Tent on Saturday from 2:30 -4:30 pm, Donna Lee and her band pay homage to the mystery and magic of the iconic Fleetwood Mac. Although she has a prepared show,her versatility lends itself to requests and audience participation. The music is smooth, inviting and well known to you. She has a large following and you may find yourself standing but that’s OK, it’s easier to dance in the aisles as you sing along.
Sponsored in Part by Westover Auto Salvage and
R & R Sport Shop
We are pleased that Good Accoustics is returning to our stage this year with a tribute to the best James Taylor and Simon and Garfunkel. Good Acoustics is a rock-solid group of vocalists/musicians who will be entertaining you on Saturday from 5-7 PM in the Social Tent. The band is comprised of 3 seasoned performers ,Bill DeSanty ,Dave Fazio and Mike Smith celebrating their 8-year anniversary. It’s a perfect time to grab your favorite fair food , sit down and enjoy the show.
JIMMY MAZZ & HIS FRIENDS RETURN
Sponsored in part by Bell & Hudson Insurance
Jimmy returns this year in the Social Tent on Saturday NIght 7:30-9:30 PM . He is well known for his very versatile ability singing everything and everybody from the the Rat Pack to current tunes. Although he has a prepared show,his versatility lends itself to requests and audience participation. He is a smooth crooner for sure and brings his own style to all that he does.What a great Saturday night Date Night. It doesn’t get any better. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear him. He has a large following and the Tent will be SOL.
THE DIAMOND COLLECTION
Sponsored in Part by Easthampton Savings Bank
The Diamond Collection,the ultimate Neil Diamond tribute Band, will open the Social Tent on Sunday noon till 2PM. This is an eight piece tribute band dedicated to carefully recreating the songs and sounds of Neil Diamond. Formed in Western Massachusetts in 2000, the band has garnered solemn recognition by a growing fan base and loyal contingency of “Diamondheads” who have applauded performances throughout New England and beyond . Spanning four decades of Diamond’s hall of fame career, the band’s list of songs reveals the singer’s most popular hits and some lesser known gems. What a way to start the day!
Sponsored in Part by Jones Group Realtors
Emotion comes to us with a 16 year history of performing 6 decades of music in Western Ma.This year they will be playing for our enjoyment for the first time playing everything from oldies to swing, rock to country, pop to the latest dance tunes – Emotion has something for everyone. Lets give them a warm welcome in the Social Tent on Sunday 2:45-4:45 PM
STEVE WRONKER FUNNY BUSINESS
Sponsored in part by TJ’S Taylor Rental
We can’t wait to see what Steve has in store for us this year. On Saturday from 8-9:30PM in the Kids Tent, He will be making us laugh by spinning his magic hypnosis on some audience members. Usually silly ,very surprising and very clever ,everyone leaves talking about what they saw. Get your seat early. Steve’s show is always standing room only for young and old alike.
Sponsored in part by Don’s Auto
Jonas Cain ,magician,funny man and entertainer will join us once again thru-out Fair weekend in the Social Tent between bands. We look forward to seeing what he has up his sleeve or under his hat . Don’t miss him this year.
PLEASE NO PETS, SERVICE ANIMALS WELCOME