Photos by K.S. Brooks
On Stage! Rendezvous Days - August 2-4, 2019!
The Rotary Stage
The Encampment Stage
Friday - August 2
Saturday - August 3
Sunday - August 4
Friday - August 2
Saturday - August 3
Sunday - August 4
Too Slim and the Taildraggers
Too Slim and the Taildraggers’ high energy Blues Rock has been thrilling audiences for years. Tim “Too Slim“ Langford is a monster guitarist and unabashed blues rocker whose influences run the gamut from Lightnin’ Hopkins, Freddy King, Duane Allman, and Lynyrd Skynyrd to Robin Trower. He is a prolific singer/songwriter whose songs have now yielded an impressive 13 studio Too Slim and the Taildraggers albums, 2 solo albums and several live CD’s. After 30 years of knocking it out of the park on recordings and stages across the world, Too Slim and the Taildraggers shows no sign of slowing down.
Sara Brown Band
Hailing from Kettle Falls, WA, the Sara Brown Band is an exciting local act that is guaranteed to please the audience. Whether it's an interpretation of Billie Holiday or an original and soulful blues piece, this band will capture your heart and take it out dancing! An annual favorite you won't want to miss this incredible performer.
The Bill Price Trio
Indiana-based Bill Price will be performing at Rendezous Days this year with cellist Grover Parido and drummer Kelly Taylor. A singer-songwriter, Price has recorded CD's of both original and traditional music and has toured the Northwest several times in the last few years.
An Dochas & The Haran Irish Dancers
An Dochas, (Irish for “The Hope),” is an Irish band with cross-cultural influences, presenting traditional Irish music fused with the energy of Rock and the versatility of folk. A driving rhythm section of guitar, bass, and drums supports traditional instruments. They incorporate moving ballads as well as rowdy, comical vocals into their sets creating an emotionally dynamic performance to accompany the explosive (and totally awesome) Irish step dancing of the Haran Irish Dancers. Together, An Dochas and the Haran Irish Dancers have performed to sold-out audiences throughout the U.S.
Murphy's Law is a fun dance band that loves to play all your favorite Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, and Swing tunes, with a few originals now and then. Their motto: "Whenever folks want to have a good time, we're there!" So get ready to dance and have a good time listening to your favorite music at Rendezvous Days this year. Murphy's Law: "If anything can go right, it will!"
Off Grid is a musical mosaic of styles and ages that features stellar vocals, creative harmonies, crazy keys, kickin' percussion and finishes with bass chops. Off Grid rocks, sambas, croons and delights with their new takes on old tunes and fresh takes on current standards. Come and see!
Six String Drifters
Six String Drifters is group of humble musicians who found a common place to share their love for music together. Drifting through several generations and genres, this group brings a quality sound; in a plethora of song choices.
Rapter is a hard-driving rock band sure to play your favorite music from the Classic Rock Era of the 1970s! This band is comprised of the best & most talented musicians in the Pacific Northwest. If this is the kind of music you like, then head on down to Rendezvous Days this year to check out this great group of hard rockin' guys!
Northern Aliens is a four piece band specializing in playing awesome fun music from Rock to Ska, including lots of original songs. When they're not busy invading our world they can be found performing regularly at Northern Ales in Kettle Falls. Don't miss their "out of this world" performance at Rendezvous Days 2019!
Since 1983, Richard Taylor and his rotating cast of Refugees have tirelessly taken their Northwest brand of reggae to festivals, barter fairs, and venues across Washington and Idaho. Their original rock 'n' rootsy reggae beat grooves with an emphasis on socially conscious lyrics addressing human rights and environmental issues. They also bring intense interpretation to covers both obscure and classic. Driven by a solid rhythmic beat and vocal harmony the Refugees' fine-tuned mix of reggae, funk, Motown soul, and rock will get you up and dancing.
Bettencourt’s Taekwondo America
The students of Bettencourt's Taekwondo America will be putting their martial arts skills on display on the Rotary Stage this year. Known for its high kicks taekwondo is one of the most popular martial arts in the world with an estimated 30 million followers in over 100 countries. Check out the martial arts mastery of Bettencourt's Taekwondo as they block, kick, and break boards on stage at Rendezvous Days.
The Martin family band enjoys sharing gospel and bluegrass music. For Justin and Heather, music has been an integral part of life for over 25 years. Whether choral, weddings, funerals, or as the children came and grew, there was a calling to share the message and purpose of the gospel. Through the blood of Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit, they hope to help bring peace and joy to restless and weary souls.
Stevens County Stompers
The Stevens County Stompers (an annual favorite) will be performing again this year. Be prepared to stop, look, and listen as they bring their best toe tappin', foot stompin', fast and furious footwork to Rendezvous Days. You won't want to miss this great act!
24 Strings is a trio of talented ladies hailing from Colville, WA. They will be gracing the Encampment Stage for the first time this year. You won't want to miss out on wonderful voices, 3 part harmonies, and great music.
Beargrass is the husband-wife team of Shayne and Alane Watkins. They have a strong background in classic country and can keep the dancers on the floor all night with a delightful mix of two-steps, cha-chas and waltzes. In addition, they charm the coffee house and festival crowds, blending folk, country and bluegrass with strong harmonies and Shayne's intricate mandolin and guitar work. They've been called the best country dance band in the valley. Let Beargrass take you back to when music was good, clean FUN! It's a rollicking good time!
The Singing Fire Chief Dave Deveau
Chewelah's own singing fire chief - Dave DeVeau - will be returning to the Rendezvous stage this year playing country music from George Strait to Johnny Cash and everything in between.
Tipich Trail Travelers
The Tipich Trail Travelers will be making returning to Rendezvous Days. They love songs that tell a story! Music is a way that they can connect with their community and communicate what they value.
Carter Junction is the husband and wife due of Clinton and Sarah Carter. The acoustic duo performs original and traditional songs in the Cowboy, Folk, and Celtic genres with Clinton on vocals and guitar and Sarah on vocals, Celtic harp, and Irish drum.
Scotia Road is a 4-piece, all original singer-songwriter band hailing from the backwoods of Northeast Washington. The mother-daughter duo has deep roots in the forested Selkirk mountains, and their praised lyrics and warm vocal harmonies lead you through fields of Lupine edged with Cottonwoods, through love, farm-life and family history. Soaring mandolin solos and the deep thump of the upright bass from musicians with a rich history in bluegrass, folk and country music complete the composition of Scotia Road. You might just fall in love with Scotia Road.
Joshua Reimen sings bluegrass songs in the traditional bluegrass style and performs instrumental bluegrass fiddle tunes. He graduated from the Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional music in 2012 with a professional studio artist degree and a bluegrass and traditional music degree.
Take one part Martin Family Band and one part Tipich Travelers, throw in a few musical instruments and a bluegrass song or two and what do you get? You get Sibling Rivalry - the next generation of musical talent who will be making their Rendezvous Days debut on the Encampment stage as they entertain young and old alike.