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Centennial Pavilion at Veterans Memorial Park–home of the Sips & Skies Wine, Beer & Spirits Festival, will come alive with music when the event begins on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Enjoy entertainment all day long, until the curtain drops at 10:00 p.m.
Daytime Headliner | Johnny Zapp & Bernie LeZotte
Johnny Zapp & Bernie Lezotte
Blues and Rock Duo
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Johnny Zapp, a Huntington Beach native, made is way on the Tempe music scene in the late 1990s, earning a reputation as the go-to guy for guitars, bass, and drums and performed regularly with the revolving line-ups of LA and Tempe bands. In 2007, Johnny took a step back from performing to focus on a lucrative writing, recording, and music publishing career. FM rock radio in major cities, including Phoenix, Los Angeles, Orange County, Philadelphia, and across Europe, picked up Zapp’s singles. Zapp is also a columnist for Vintage Guitar Magazine among others.
Detroit native Bernie LeZotte combines a mix of blues, rock, and bluegrass in his original music, often simultaneously playing guitar, harmonica, cymbols, drums, and performing vocals. LaZotte has performed as lead singer in the hard rock group Dagger; as rhythm guitarist and vocalist in the Caribbean Cruisers; guitarists, mandolinist, and vocalist with the Carey Slade Band; as mandolinist and vocalist withthe High Grass Pickers; and as lead guitarists and lead vocalist with the jam band, Rockslide Jones.
Evening Headliner | Two Night Stand
B Platinum Entertainment presents Two Night Stand, the ultimate party band straight out of Phoenix. Wear your dancing shoes because this group cranks up an eclectic mix of party covers, from rock-n-roll to country rock, funk to hip hop. This tight group shares their love of music by playing with megawatt energy to keep the party going!
Two Night Stand has played many notable performances, including following Toad the Wet Sprocket on the main stage of the 2017 Phoenix Rock and Roll Marathon.
Their list of songs spans decades and incorporates diverse instrumentation and a great attitude. This winning combination has made Two Night Stand one of Arizona’s favorite cover bands!
We’re still finalizing performers, so check back to see who else we’ve booked for this special event!