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  1. 1. Join The Fun at Harborfest! Central New York’s Favorite Festival US MARC JOE July 22-25, 2004 Oswego, New York www.oswegoharborfest.com 315-343-6858
  2. 2. B ring your folding chairs and join the fun at Harborfest 2004! Central New York’s favorite summer festival features more than 100 choices of admission-free enter- tainment on six big stages, world-class fireworks spectacular, an exciting air show showcasing precision aerobatic and military aircraft and enjoy an old fashioned midway. For serious shoppers Harborfest offers its “Juried Arts & Crafts” and “Market East and West” areas. A wonderful selection of festival food and beverages are available at all venues. H A R B O R F E S T H E A D L I N E A R T I S T S Sammy Kershaw Lakeview Stage, Thursday, July 22, 9 p.m. Breitbeck Park Multi-platinum country music recording artist Sammy Kershaw is known for his country music with a Cajun kick. Since his debut in 1991 he has grown into one of the most exciting performers on the country music scene. His hits include “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful,” “I Can’t Reach Her Anymore,” and “Don’t Go Near the Water.” Sponsored by Alcan Aluminum Corporation Juice Newton Lakeview Stage, Thursday, July 22, 7 p.m. Breitbeck Park Juice Newton, Billboard magazine “Album Artist of the Year” for 1982 and 1983, opens the Lakeview Stage with her concert at 7 p.m. Her chart toppers include “Queen of Hearts,” “Angel of the Morning,” “The Sweetest Thing,” “Break it to Me Gently,” and “What Can I do With My Heart?” Sponsored by Alcan Aluminum Corporation The Neville Brothers Lakeview Stage, Friday, July 23, 7 p.m. Breitbeck Park Few performing groups in America can claim a more illustri- ous history than the Neville Brothers. They’ve sold millions of records worldwide and have gold and platinum albums in six different countries. The four Nevilles—Aaron (vocals), Art (keyboard, organ, vocals), Charles (saxophone, native flute, vocals) and Cyril (percussion, vocals)— thrive on an explosive mix of rhythm and blues, jazz, reggae and rock. Notable hits include “Tell It Like It Is,” “Fire on the Bayou,” and “ Brother John”. Sponsored by Constellation Energy
  3. 3. Lakeview Stage In the afternoon Saturday at Breitbeck Park and wrapping around the Entergy Nuclear Northeast Fireworks Spectacular, are tribute bands Blue Wild Gypsy, featuring the music of Jimmy Hendrix and Get the Led Out, a Led Zepplin styled band. F E A T U R E E V E N T S Entergy Nuclear Northeast Fireworks Spectacular Saturday, July 24, 9:30 p.m. The Entergy Nuclear Northeast Fireworks Spectacular is one of only seven such world-class fire- works demonstrations in the Northeast. Each year more than 100,000 people line the shores of CUS Lake Ontario and hundreds of JOE MAR boats take to the water to view the almost half-hour long music-choreo- graphed presentation that uses ground and aerial bursts to paint the night with a rainbow of color and light. Barges courtesy of the New York State Canal Corporation ER! Harborfest Air Show FIRST EV Sunday, July 25, 1 p.m. Aerial demonstrations featuring many different types of precision aerobatic aircraft will take place over the harbor area within easy CUS viewing from Breitbeck Park, the JOE MAR Fort Ontario Historic Site, the Port Stage and nearby lakeshore areas. Sponsored in part by Alcan Aluminum Corp., Labatt Blue, Port of Oswego Authority, NRG Energy, Inc. Children’s Parade Friday, July 23, 10 a.m. Children of all ages can join the fun with the traditional Children’s Parade from West Park/Franklin Park to Breitbeck Park. This year the colorful costumes and music celebrate the music and dance of Mexico, the 2004 Harborfest Cultural Component. A Radio Disney concert on the Lakeview Stage immediately follows the parade. H A R B O R F E S T S T A G E S Breitbeck Park Children’s Area Harborfest children’s activities and programming for kids of all ages will run continuously at Breitbeck Park—on the Children’s Stage in the workshop activities area and on the Lakeview Stage—during the day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Activities celebrate the people, history and culture of our southern neighbor—Mexico. Sponsored in part by the City of Oswego
  4. 4. CUS Sithe Jazz Stage JOE MAR East Park/Washington Park The Bobby Watson Quintet, Carlos Del Junco and The Stan Gosek Freefall Orchestra are numbered among the performers on the Sithe Jazz Stage. From the opening act on Friday to the conclusion of program- ming late Saturday night there are plenty more artists featured to keep jazz, blues and R&B lovers happy. Sponsored by the Sithe Independence Station Port City Stage Port Authority Terminal Rock music rules at the relocated and up-to-date Port City Stage. Framed by the Oswego River and the harbor, the Port City Stage features non-stop rockin’ good times with some of upstate New York’s best regional rock bands. Don’t miss regional rock favorites Grind, Klear and Under the Gun. Battle of the Bands, Friday, July 23, Noon – 4 p.m. Come and enjoy the second annual Harborfest Battle of the Bands, a competition featuring teenage bands from through- out Oswego on the newly relocated Port Stage. Sponsored by Budweiser Fort Ontario Stage Fort Ontario Historic Site The “Salute to Seniors” concert kicks off the festivities on Friday (noon) with “The Sinatra Show” featuring the Joey Thomas Big Band. During the festival enjoy Mad Agnes, Dexter Grove and the 1860’s period music of the Excelsior Cornet Band. Sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts CUS River Stage JOE MAR Veteran’s Stage—River Walk West Central New York native Penny Jo Pulis is the featured country and western recording artist on the newly built River Stage where a variety of music styles are featured. Notable performances such as those from bands like Edible Red, the Arrogant Worms, and many others round out the weekend. Sponsored in part by Niagara Mohawk, A National Grid Company Old-Fashioned Midway Port Authority Terminal Wednesday, July 21 thru Sunday, July 25 Dreamland Amusements offers an exciting array of rides in a traditional American Midway setting. Enjoy the games and food as you enjoy the rides. Advance money-saving all-day wrist- bands are available through the order form on the back page.
  5. 5. Stroll and Shop For serious shoppers there’s plenty to do at Harborfest. Enjoy walking along the scenic Oswego River as you browse and shop at the newly expanded Juried Arts & Crafts on the river walks. The hand-made items offered for sale meet the highest standards for quality and innovation. Enjoy Market East and West where you’ll find manufac- tured merchandise to fit any size budget and enjoy the street CUS buskers (entertainers) you might JOE MAR encounter there. Accommodations Best Western Captain’s Quarters (315) 342-4040 and Econo Lodge Riverfront (315) 343-1600 are the Harborfest 2004 official hotels. They are located in the heart of the festival programming area. Also visit Day’s Inn Oswego (315) 343-3136 and Thomas Inn (315) 343-4900. Centro Park and Ride Enjoy Harborfest’s hassle-free “Park and Ride” service. From con- veniently located parking areas on the east and west sides of Oswego, Centro Buses whisk you to the festival area. Service is provided from SUNY Oswego (west) or the Oswego Speedway (east). A fee CUS of $5 covers parking and trans- JOE MAR portation to and from the festival areas on the east or west side of Oswego. Convenient signs direct you to these parking areas. Sponsored in part by Centro Harborfest Trolley Getting around the festival is made easy with the Fest-Loop Trolley service linking festival venues. A single two dollar fee entitles users to unlimited-use trolley service during the four days of Harborfest. Come and ride and look over Oswego. Special Thanks Advil; A&E Transport Services, Inc.; American Express Financial Advisors, Inc.; Bame’s Liquor; Children’s Board of Oswego; Cingular Wireless; Domino’s Pizza; Eastern Shore Associates Ins. Co.; ESSROC; Fastrac; Fidelis Care New York; Fulton Savings Bank; General Electric Power Systems; Great Lakes Veneer Corp.; Heluva Good Cheese; IBEW Local 43; J.P. Morgan Chase Bank; Lake City Police Club; Lakeshore Transportation Lines, Inc.; Lamar Outdoor Advertising; Lawry’s Live Tour; Leroi Jewelry; New York Bold; New York State Canal Corporation; New York State Lottery; Niagara Mohawk, A National Grid Company; Oswego County BOCES RAIES; Oswego County Building & Construction Trades Council; Oswego County National Bank; Oswego County Federal Credit Union; Oswego Health; Oswego Speedway; Oswego State University; OswegoDailyNews.com and FultonDailyNews.com; Pathfinder Bank; Pettis Pools Softub Express; Piggers Liquor; Price Chopper Supermarkets; Reality Check; Route 104 Ford/Mercury, Inc.; Sprague Energy; Suburban Propane/Agway Energy Products; The Home Depot; The Post-Standard; Total Care Child Health Plus; U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Brands Inc.; Wal-Mart; Wayne Drug Stores; WSTM-TV 3; WTKW TK 99.5WTKV 105.5; WAQX 95X; WSCP 101.6/101.3.
  6. 6. Harborfest 2004 Advance Sale Form Save time and money by ordering in advance. Clip this form, complete and return with your check or money order payable to: Oswego Harbor Festivals Inc., 41 Lake Street, Oswego, NY 13126. Price Quantity Total Official Harborfest 2004 Program $ 1.00 _________ _________ Complete listing of all events & times Available late June Food Tickets ($10 per sheet) $10.00 _________ _________ Harborfest uses a ticket system for food. 50 cents of each $5.00 sheet purchased supports Harborfest Fest-Loop Trolley Button $ 2.00 _________ _________ Good for the entire festival period Midway Wrist Band $25.00 _________ _________ Ride all day Wed., Thurs., Fri. Shipping and Handling $2.00 TOTAL $ _________ OSWEGO LAKE ONTARIO 104 GO WE AY OS EDW SUNY SPE 481 OSWEGO 48 104 481 81 34 90 SYRACUSE Festival Promotional Sponsor WSTM/TV3