Blueberry_Round-Color-LogoThe 49th Annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival is full of FREE entertainment.

With three stages, at Jefferson Elementary School, in the front of Centennial Park and the Young Amphitheatre visitors to the festival will have the opportunity to enjoy dancers, magicians, twirlers, singers, bands and more.

Entertainment kicks off Friday, September 4th at 5 p.m. on the Jefferson Stage with Expressions Dance Studio followed by the Marshall County Church Orchestra at 6 and country music singer Karli Edging at 7:30. Edging is a 19-year-old vocal sensation attending Purdue University.  She was born and raised in Delphi, and has been singing since she was four.  She has recorded multiple times at the Gaither Studios, with her most recent CD self titled “Karli Edging”.

Friday evening on the Michigan Street Stage enjoy the Little Miss & Mister Blueberry contest at 5:30 and about 7 Daphne’s Dolls take the stage to entertain with baton twirling.

Saturday’s entertainment on the Jefferson Street Stage include:  Lincoln Junior High’s Lincoln Legends at 11, musician John Dudley at 12:15, contemporary inspiration and pop artist Karees Brown at 1:15, Quentin Flagg with oldies at 3 and the Indiana Blues Brothers at 5:45.  The evening’s entertainment includes the Culver Academies Pipes and Drums with traditional Scottish music and at 8 local country band Southern Straightaway.

The Michigan Street Stage will feature country music singer Katie Brooks on Saturday at noon, High 5 a rock/pop band at 1, Zach Day and Full Throttle blues and rock music at 3:30 and Moonshine Alibi an 80’s rock and country band at 6.

Headliner for this year’s Marshall County Blueberry Festival is State Line Drive at 8 p.m. Saturday on the Michigan Street Stage. Four brothers who have been singing together since there were toddlers will entertain.  They enjoy playing a variety of music including fold, country, jazz, rhythm and blues and rock.

Gospel music is featured at the Young Amphitheatre on Saturday with Follower Rock Band at 2, The Rapaputy Band at 4 and Jacob’s Well at 6.

Sunday’s entertainment includes the PHS Crimson Connection at noon on the Jefferson Street Stage along with magician John Dudley, Silly Safari a children’s program, After Midnight at 5 and Elwood Splinter’s Blue Band at 7:30.  The Michigan Street Stage has Katie Brooks at noon, Silly Safari , the Spaniels, and Hispanic music by Mariachi Sol Jalisciense at 4 and Banda Nuevo Imperio at 6.  Gospel music on Sunday included the Overtones, Jim Worthing and Mission Quartet.

Monday’s entertainment during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival includes The Spaniels, and Spike and the Bulldogs on the Jefferson Street Stage, Mo’ Beat Blues, Suzuki Music School of Granger and Scott Greeson on the Michigan Street Stage and 3rd Row Boys, The Woodsmen Quartet and Gospel harmony Boys at the Amphitheatre.