Performance Line-Up

Frost Lion was born out of our love of art and expression, to harness the power of creativity and display the splendor of the "carving arts." Shannon Gerasimchik,
a finalist on this year’s Halloween Wars on Food Network and a Gold Medal ice carver,  is the newest edition to the Frost Lion Ice team. He will wow and amaze you as he transforms 2 large blocks of ice into masterpieces!

Frost Lion was born out of our love of art and expression, to harness the power of creativity and display the splendor of the "carving arts." Shannon Gerasimchik, a finalist on this year’s Halloween Wars on Food Network and a Gold Medal ice carver, is the newest edition to the Frost Lion Ice team. He will wow and amaze you as he transforms 2 large blocks of ice into masterpieces!

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Based in Beckley, WV, The Parachute Brigade is a Folk/Americana outfit made up of musicians and artists from various backgrounds coming together to enjoy music and life: Justin Puett, Eric Robbins, Jodie Cox-Puett, Brittany McGuire and Tim Basham. 

Based in Beckley, WV, The Parachute Brigade is a Folk/Americana outfit made up of musicians and artists from various backgrounds coming together to enjoy music and life: Justin Puett, Eric Robbins, Jodie Cox-Puett, Brittany McGuire and Tim Basham. 

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The comedy of No Pants Players is created on the fly: never rehearsed; daringly original and spectacularly funny. Prepare to laugh hard – like the kind of laughter that makes you look funny. The kind of laughter that will make you think “I hope someone doesn’t post a picture of me laughing like this on Facebook” laughter. You get the idea. And as for the name? Ever have the dream where you are standing in front of your school ready to give a speech and have no idea what to say and suddenly realize that you’re not wearing any pants? Yeah, that’s pretty much us all the time. West Virginia's Best Improv Comedy Troupe. Ever.

The comedy of No Pants Players is created on the fly: never rehearsed; daringly original and spectacularly funny. Prepare to laugh hard – like the kind of laughter that makes you look funny. The kind of laughter that will make you think “I hope someone doesn’t post a picture of me laughing like this on Facebook” laughter. You get the idea. And as for the name? Ever have the dream where you are standing in front of your school ready to give a speech and have no idea what to say and suddenly realize that you’re not wearing any pants? Yeah, that’s pretty much us all the time. West Virginia's Best Improv Comedy Troupe. Ever.

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This instrumental jam ensemble based in Oak Hill, WV features Stevie Watts and Josh Bibb on guitars, Rob Gross on drums
General Jitters on bass and Duncan Mapes on keyboards. Black Garlic features tasteful arrangements of upbeat riffs with an electronic sweetness and a soft rock texture with a pungent funk and deep subtle jazz notes.

This instrumental jam ensemble based in Oak Hill, WV features Stevie Watts and Josh Bibb on guitars, Rob Gross on drums General Jitters on bass and Duncan Mapes on keyboards. Black Garlic features tasteful arrangements of upbeat riffs with an electronic sweetness and a soft rock texture with a pungent funk and deep subtle jazz notes.

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This fire dance show is exciting, intriguing and family friendly, bringing a piece of the old world circus with a new world look and feel. Full Circle Flow Arts will be turning up the heat to give you a Fire show you are sure to enjoy, combining solo, duet and group performances that will light up the night!

This fire dance show is exciting, intriguing and family friendly, bringing a piece of the old world circus with a new world look and feel. Full Circle Flow Arts will be turning up the heat to give you a Fire show you are sure to enjoy, combining solo, duet and group performances that will light up the night!

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A West Virginia native who still resides in the 'Mountain State', Adam Cox is a singer/songwriter with a rootsy Americana edge. Some may describe his music as 'New Appalachian', having been influenced by the wild and wonderful...and beyond. His debut CD entitled "Free and Independent State" features several West Virginia-based musicians who will be featured with him at this event. These original tunes portray glimpses into the many perspectives of Appalachian life, in all its splendor and harsh reality.

A West Virginia native who still resides in the 'Mountain State', Adam Cox is a singer/songwriter with a rootsy Americana edge. Some may describe his music as 'New Appalachian', having been influenced by the wild and wonderful...and beyond. His debut CD entitled "Free and Independent State" features several West Virginia-based musicians who will be featured with him at this event. These original tunes portray glimpses into the many perspectives of Appalachian life, in all its splendor and harsh reality.

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The Change is an all all female funk band from Princeton, West Virginia. Ages ranging from sixteen to seventeen years old.  They each play multiple instruments, and have been from a young age. Their goal is to make a difference in the world with their music. They hope to connect to people around the world, with a message that there is hope. They seek to unite people. To set an example for others that there is hope even in the dark times. To encourage others to stand up for what they believe in ,and to encourage people to follow their dreams. They believe that together we have the power to make a Change. The girls are ambassadors for an organization called Free2Luv. Free2Luv is a national organization that promotes individuality, self acceptance, and equality. Look for great things from this determined group of young ladies.

The Change is an all all female funk band from Princeton, West Virginia. Ages ranging from sixteen to seventeen years old. They each play multiple instruments, and have been from a young age. Their goal is to make a difference in the world with their music. They hope to connect to people around the world, with a message that there is hope. They seek to unite people. To set an example for others that there is hope even in the dark times. To encourage others to stand up for what they believe in ,and to encourage people to follow their dreams. They believe that together we have the power to make a Change. The girls are ambassadors for an organization called Free2Luv. Free2Luv is a national organization that promotes individuality, self acceptance, and equality. Look for great things from this determined group of young ladies.

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Enjoy live painting by the amazing Brian Zickafoose, a commercial artist, musician and publisher from Summersville, WV who specializes in piercing the perimeter of perception, and illuminating the vibrant and divine nature of the human spirit. His work intertwines elements of nature with geometric patterns and symmetry, illuminating the beauty of life in all its forms.

Enjoy live painting by the amazing Brian Zickafoose, a commercial artist, musician and publisher from Summersville, WV who specializes in piercing the perimeter of perception, and illuminating the vibrant and divine nature of the human spirit. His work intertwines elements of nature with geometric patterns and symmetry, illuminating the beauty of life in all its forms.

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Having spend most her adult years abroad in either England or Australia, Leah has found her way full circle back to wild, wonderful West Virginia. During the two years she spent in Australia, she became involved in the Macquarie Towns Art Society and was able to study under the ever inspiring Taryn Malzard whose art  amazes her. She now travels country roads painting beautiful landscapes. She strives to share the beauty of the natural world with each piece of artwork she does. She paints along with live music in the evenings and weekends creating various surreal artworks.

Having spend most her adult years abroad in either England or Australia, Leah has found her way full circle back to wild, wonderful West Virginia. During the two years she spent in Australia, she became involved in the Macquarie Towns Art Society and was able to study under the ever inspiring Taryn Malzard whose art amazes her. She now travels country roads painting beautiful landscapes. She strives to share the beauty of the natural world with each piece of artwork she does. She paints along with live music in the evenings and weekends creating various surreal artworks.

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Chrstvferd is a DJ/Producer based out of Kentucky. He has played on stage next to artists such as REM, iLLudium, Ill Gates, Barely Alive, Virtual Riot, Felony, Cotten, Shy Guy Says and many more! Chrstvferd is a high energy stage performer as well as a musician, with heavy ties in metal and electronic music. He is a Member of class of 808, an electronic music production class hosted by Ill gates, and is also studying music theory. He brings intense stage energy to any atmosphere, while having the versatility to tackle most styles of mixing bringing a unique flavor to any environment. He will be rocking the Dick Copeland Town Square stage helping us ring in 2018.

Chrstvferd is a DJ/Producer based out of Kentucky. He has played on stage next to artists such as REM, iLLudium, Ill Gates, Barely Alive, Virtual Riot, Felony, Cotten, Shy Guy Says and many more! Chrstvferd is a high energy stage performer as well as a musician, with heavy ties in metal and electronic music. He is a Member of class of 808, an electronic music production class hosted by Ill gates, and is also studying music theory. He brings intense stage energy to any atmosphere, while having the versatility to tackle most styles of mixing bringing a unique flavor to any environment. He will be rocking the Dick Copeland Town Square stage helping us ring in 2018.

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