FIRST NIGHT® COLUMBIA 2013 ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE & PERFORMER BIOS (Scroll down)
The entertainment theme for First Night® Columbia 2013 is “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE GUITAR!!” The language and skill of the guitar is universal as it connects multiple cultures, genres and generations. This year, First Night will feature local, regional and national guitar power players from a wide variety of styles. One of our special features will be acoustic Americana trio, featuring flatpick guitar, “Davis, Miller & May.” Check out their amazing bios!
NEWSFLASH!! Tim May of Davis, Miller, May was just voted “Best Instrumentalist in Nashville” by the Nashville Scene Newspaper’s Best of Nashville 2012 Reader’s Poll! < www.davismillermay.com> <www.flatpick.com>
NEW THIS YEAR!
Acoustic Instrument Workshop on New Year’s Day! - “Improvisation”
Tuesday, January 1st, 2013, Columbia, MO, 1-4:00 p.m.
All Levels-guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro, upright bass, fiddle
Taught by: Brad Davis, Dan Miller, Tim May, Gretchen Priest-May
(scroll down to bios, p. 4 for their info)
Location: Calvary Episcopal Church, 123 S. 9th Street, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Workshop fee: $50 With First Night Button-$45
Call: 800-413-8296 or Janelle @ 573 578-0031 for reservations
Late registrants welcome, call for details
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO FIRST NIGHT COLUMBIA!
(scroll to bottom for entertainer’s bios & button admission info)
FIRST NIGHT COLUMBIA 2013 SCHEDULE
“IT’S ALL ABOUT THE GUITAR”
“Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly, two.” -Frederic Chopin
ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE-MAGIC!- DAVID CASAS
David Casas, Magician, will be replacing Keith Jozef this year. We will miss Keith and look forward to his return to First Night but in the meanwhile, get ready for the amazing David Casas! Welcome David! David Casas has been entertaining audiences for over 15 years with his Award Winning Magic. He has worked the prestigious stages of Las Vegas, and recently was the opening act for television comedian and actress Loni Love. He has won several First Place honors in magic competitions with his “bring home the gold” dove act. When not touring, you can find him headlining at Casinos, Comedy Clubs, and Universities across the Midwest!
5K RUN/WALK-4:00 Cyclextreme
VENUES- Open at 6:30 p.m.
ASL-American Sign Language
Boone County Courthouse Square (Free!)
9:30 Children’s Finale: David Casas-Magic! Fireworks!
11:30 Finale Begins! ASL
Calvary Episcopal Church Community Room (Free!)
6:30-9:30 “Create and Celebrate” Children’s Art Area
Coordinated by Columbia Parks and Recreation
City Hall Building-Children’s shows! (Free!)
Community Rooms 1 &2
7-7:30 The Hulagans-Hula Hoops
8:00-9:00 Spike Bones-1930′s music, puppets, fun!
9:00 City Wide Drum Line & Rhythm Band
City Hall Plaza-Performance
9:15 Children’s Procession to Courthouse Square
Children’s Procession & CARE Gallery procession art-
Sponsored by Harlan, Harlan & Still Lawyers
Columbia Art League Gallery (Free!)
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Exhibits and Sales
7:00 Tom Williams-Guitar
8:00 Joel Zemmer-Clawhammer Banjo
9:00 Thom Howard-Guitar
4:00 p.m.-5K Run/Walk coordinated by Columbia Track Club
ctc.coin.org (for entry form)
First Christian Church – Teen Venue
Button Sales Location
6:30-10:30 First Night/Last Chance-Five Teen Bands
Sponsored by Boone Electric Community Trust, Youth Community Coalition
Coordinated by Ryan Worley
First Presbyterian Church-Rock Venue!
Button Sales Location
7-7:45 Artie’s Univibe-Classic Rock
8:00-9:30 The Wild Cat Daddies-Garage Rockabilly ASL
9:45-11:30 Megan Boyer Band-Blues ASL
Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts
Buttons Sales Location
7-7:30 David Casas-Magic ASL
7:45-8:30 Ironweed Bluegrass Band with Claud Crum ASL
8:45-9:30 Davis, Miller, May with Gretchen Priest-May
Acoustic Americana featuring Flatpick Guitar ASL
9:45-10:15 Kristina Martinez-Flamenco Dance
La Movida’s Tom Williams & Walt Goodman on guitar
10:30-11:15 The Beethovens-Classical Rock ASL
11:30 People’s Procession to Courthouse Square (In front of Theatre)
Led by Como Derby Dames and Trevor Harris
United Missouri Methodist Church
Auditorium (2nd floor)
7:00-7:45 Nitro Joe- It’s A Gas! Wild Science Experiments ASL
8:00-9:00 Videology Children’s Dance Party
9:15-10:15 Swampweed Cajun Band-Dance!
10:30-11:15 Davis, Miller, May-Swing Dance!
Whittler Hall Community Room (1st floor-north)
7-8:30 Together With Drumming-Sally Burnley
9:00-11:00 Old-Time Square Dance & Cakewalk-Caller, Jim Thaxter
Howard Marshall, Richard Shewmaker, David Cavens, Amber Gaddy
Music Room (1st floor-south)
7:00-8:00 Music Students-Marley Wurzer, Hayley Leal, Evan Gerhart
8:30-10:00 A-Frame Jazz Quartet, directed by Loyd Warden
Chapel-Spiritual Renewal 2013 (1st floor-north) (Free!)
7:00-9:30Meditation and Reflection
Sponsored by Missouri United Methodist Church and Unity Center of Columbia
Festive Photo Bench-Bring your camera!
Get festive with accessories from Maude Vintage!
Streets and Windows
“Create a Stage”-“The Night is Young” – Student Buskers
Como Derby Dames-Roller Derby!
BUTTONS GO ON SALE DECEMBER 1st ! REGISTER FOR OUR DRAWING!!
..at all Gerbes locations, Streetside Records, the ARC and downtown Parks and Rec -$8 if purchased before 12/31, 4:00 p.m, $10 at the door, Children 7 and under are FREE! Purchase a button and this gets you into ALL venues!
EARLY BUTTON BUTTONS DRAWING FOR PRIZES RETURNS THIS YEAR WITH EVEN MORE PRIZES!
This is geared towards our early button buyers! BUTTONS GO ON SALE DECEMBER 1ST and all who purchase a button early can enter their name in the drawing to win a Bristol acoustic guitar from the Guitar Finder, music lessons from Columbia Academy of Music, a subscription to the national publication-Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, a dinner for two at Bleu Restaurant and Wine Bar or a Cajon box-drum from Crazy Music. You can enter your name for every button purchased. The drawing will be held at the Grande Finale at 11:30, Courthouse Square, and you don’t need to be present to win!