Welcome to First Night Canfield 2016, a family centered celebration of community and the arts.
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Lori Reighn Matta is a singer/songwriter with a passion for worship ministry. Lori began singing special music in the church with her father at 12 years of age, and has been using her musical gifts to minister ever since!Read More about Lori
Singer-Songwriter Chip Richter serves up stories, songs, and smiles “Family Style”. Chip’s Family Concerts feature something on the menu for everyone. It’s a recipe for “more fun than a kid should be allowed to have” as Chip delivers healthy portions of love and laughter for all ages to enjoy!Read More about Chip
SIDEKICKS is a female barbershop quartet that presents their harmony in a unique, entertaining style. Wanna laugh? Wanna cry (because the jokes are THAT bad)? Take part in a SIDEKICKS musical adventure.Read More about the Sidekicks
Retro Revolution is a Music and Variety Performance Group based in Nashville, TN. Retro Revolution will be presenting three shows at First Night Canfield this year. The shows feature hits of the 50's through the 80's combined with fun, interactive variety skits that often directly involve the audience. The shows are a "Get up out of your seat, sing-a-long, dance-a-long celebration of family friendly music and fun that are sure to create a memorable and interactive experience for audience members of all ages!"
Bethany was one of the original singers on the popular CD series Kidz Bop! She has been playing bass and singing with the Nashville based band, "The First Avenue Band" since 2006, entertaining all of Music City. Bethany is originally from Nashville. First Night Canfield is her first appearance in the area.
Lizzie Paul is an aspiring singer / songwriter in Nashville, TN. She has been performing since she was five years old and she is currently in artist development in Music City! Lizzie is anxious to show off her chops here in Canfield! She is originally from Wisconsin.
Cody is originally from Poland, Ohio and is one of the original members of Shooting Star Entertainment's Canfield Fair performances from years past. Cody was the lead singer of the Lowellville based band, "Lonewolf" which opened for such acts as Toby Keith, Lonestar, Travis Tritt and others. He currently runs TN DJ Express in Nashville, TN.
Brian is a seasoned entertainer with TN DJ Express! Brian currently holds the record for the longest performance run with the company! He has been entertaining karaoke enthusiasts at the same place every weekend for over a decade! An amazing feat for the fickle crowds of Music City! Brian is originally from St. Louis. First Night Canfield is Brian's first appearance in the area.
Shooting Start Special Guest
Brittany Best is currently a student at Belmont University in Nashville where she studies Commercial Music Voice. She is a Boardman High School graduate where she was in both Chorale and Boardman Singers. As an active member of the drama club her favorite role was her senior year where she played the role of Carlotta in Phantom of the Opera. She has performed all over the community including the Covelli Center, The Laying of Roses, and much more. Brittany has also had the pleasure of performing the National Anthem for the Cleveland Indians several times. As part of a performing troupe she has performed in Disney World and New York City featured as a soloist at both venues. She is so excited to be performing here at First Night Canfield.
Sidekicks is a female barbershop quartet that presents their harmony in a unique, entertaining style. They will have you laughing as you enjoy their blend of voices. They have put together a wonderful dinner show "A Taste of Holiday Harmony with Sidekicks Quartet" will be sure to entertain you and start 2016 laughing with friends.
Including jugglers, clowns, comedians, and magicians.
Emily Dunlap is a ninth grade student in Canfield. She is a talented artist and was thrilled when First Night Canfield chose her oil paintng to be featured on the 2016 button. Emily is a talented artist and is also studying the Cecchetti style of ballet, plays piano, and enjoys cooking Vegan dishes. Emily is currently illustrating a children's book, First Night Canfield was fortunate to find such a talented young artist.