Fun and Entertainment

Festival Countdown

October 13, 14, & 15th

Friday, October 13


Renegade Ridge

1:00 - 2:30 PM, Bandstand

New for 2017,  Fort Ligonier Days is pleased to welcome Renegade Ridge, a Country/Southern Rock band from Donegal, Pa that plays around the local areas of Westmoreland and Fayette counties.

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Woods Rising

1:30 - 4:30 PM, Wine Tasting Area

Woods Rising is a folk rock acoustic setup lead by Derek Woods and Sara Rising. With vocals by both Sara and Derek, light percussion and acoustic guitar, the group showcases both covers and originals. The band also performs as a trio including an upright bassist, Chris Schaney. Woods Rising plays locally as well as traveling gigs throughout the entire year.

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Jim Harrison

3:00 - 4:15PM, Bandstand

Join us in welcoming Elvis to Fort Ligonier Days! Jim Harrison’s impersonation of Elvis Presley truly showcases his talents as a professional singer, performer, and dancer.

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Tres Lads

5:00 - 6:30 PM, Bandstand

Tres Lads is a powerful acoustic trio featuring three of Pittsburgh’s top vocalists and guitarists.

You will hear soaring vocals and three part harmonies on covers of their own interpretations of favorites such as Journey, Queen, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Oasis, Cheap Trick and many more.

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Saturday, October 14


Wayne Shaffer

1:30 - 4:30 PM, Wine Tasting Area

Wayne Shaffer is a singer and acoustic guitarist who performs a wide variety of crowd pleasing cover songs spanning 8 decades of music and 24 genres.

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Saddle-Up

2:00 - 3:30 PM, Bandstand

SADDLE UP IS Labeled As One Of the Area’s Hottest Country Rock Bands From the Pittsburgh Area
Their High-Energy Country Rock tunes are enough to please even the toughest music critics.

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Dub Squad

4:00- 5:30 PM, Bandstand

The Dub Squad was formed in 1989 and has weathered the ups and downs of the music industry to emerge as one of the top live Reggae acts in the country.  We are excited to welcome them to Fort Days and look forward to their upbeat, positive and high energy performance!


Jeff Jimmerson and Airborne

6:30 - 8:45 PM, Smail Auto Group Stage

Be sure not to miss this first class group of professional musicians with music styles ranging from the 40s to today’s hottest hits.  They have been together since 1990 and have performed throughout the tri-state area.  Jeff Jimerson is regarded by many as one of Pittsburgh’s finest vocalists, performing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and was an integral part of the late B.E. Taylors Christmas Show.

We welcome his return to Fort Ligonier Days!

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Fireworks

Apx: 8:45 PM

Following Jeff Jimmerson & Airbourne, the sky above Ligonier will light up with a spectacular Fireworks show presented by Commercial Bank and Trust of PA

Sunday, October 15


Cahal Dunne

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Bandstand

Cahal Dunne is a composer, pianist, comedian, story teller, and television personality. His style is rich and deep, reflecting the many strands in his distinguished career. Sit back and enjoy this entertainer extraordinaire

Learn More

The Phisbins

1:00 - 4:00 PM, Wine Tasting Area

For more than 25 years, Tim Beadling and Craig Apessos have been playing music together. Tim is a self-taught acoustic guitarist and Craig grew up playing the electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle and gut bucket. They perform a hodgepodge of genres.

Learn More

Flood City Brass

3:00 - 4:30 PM, Bandstand

Flood City Brass is a 9 piece band from Johnstown PA, featuring male and female lead vocalists, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, sax, and trombone. They are a family friendly band and play Rock, Soul, Funk, Ballads, Pop, Rhythm and Blues, Party/Dance Favorites, and even an occasional swing or polka

Learn More

Friday, October 13


Renegade Ridge

1:00 - 2:30 PM, Bandstand

New for 2017,  Fort Ligonier Days is pleased to welcome Renegade Ridge, a Country/Southern Rock band from Donegal, Pa that plays around the local areas of Westmoreland and Fayette counties.

Learn More

Woods Rising

1:30 - 4:30 PM, Wine Tasting Area

Woods Rising is a folk rock acoustic setup lead by Derek Woods and Sara Rising. With vocals by both Sara and Derek, light percussion and acoustic guitar, the group showcases both covers and originals. The band also performs as a trio including an upright bassist, Chris Schaney. Woods Rising plays locally as well as traveling gigs throughout the entire year.

Learn More

Jim Harrison

3:00 - 4:15PM, Bandstand

Join us in welcoming Elvis to Fort Ligonier Days! Jim Harrison’s impersonation of Elvis Presley truly showcases his talents as a professional singer, performer, and dancer.

Learn More

Tres Lads

5:00 - 6:30 PM, Bandstand

Tres Lads is a powerful acoustic trio featuring three of Pittsburgh’s top vocalists and guitarists.

You will hear soaring vocals and three part harmonies on covers of their own interpretations of favorites such as Journey, Queen, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Oasis, Cheap Trick and many more.

Learn More

Saturday, October 14


Wayne Shaffer

1:30 - 4:30 PM, Wine Tasting Area

Wayne Shaffer is a singer and acoustic guitarist who performs a wide variety of crowd pleasing cover songs spanning 8 decades of music and 24 genres.

Learn More

Saddle-Up

2:00 - 3:30 PM, Bandstand

SADDLE UP IS Labeled As One Of the Area’s Hottest Country Rock Bands From the Pittsburgh Area
Their High-Energy Country Rock tunes are enough to please even the toughest music critics.

Learn More

Dub Squad

4:00- 5:30 PM, Bandstand

The Dub Squad was formed in 1989 and has weathered the ups and downs of the music industry to emerge as one of the top live Reggae acts in the country.  We are excited to welcome them to Fort Days and look forward to their upbeat, positive and high energy performance!


Jeff Jimmerson and Airborne

6:30 - 8:45 PM, Smail Auto Group Stage

Be sure not to miss this first class group of professional musicians with music styles ranging from the 40s to today’s hottest hits.  They have been together since 1990 and have performed throughout the tri-state area.  Jeff Jimerson is regarded by many as one of Pittsburgh’s finest vocalists, performing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and was an integral part of the late B.E. Taylors Christmas Show.

We welcome his return to Fort Ligonier Days!

Learn More

Fireworks

Apx: 8:45 PM

Following Jeff Jimmerson & Airbourne, the sky above Ligonier will light up with a spectacular Fireworks show presented by Commercial Bank and Trust of PA

Sunday, October 15


Cahal Dunne

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Bandstand

Cahal Dunne is a composer, pianist, comedian, story teller, and television personality. His style is rich and deep, reflecting the many strands in his distinguished career. Sit back and enjoy this entertainer extraordinaire

Learn More

The Phisbins

1:00 - 4:00 PM, Wine Tasting Area

For more than 25 years, Tim Beadling and Craig Apessos have been playing music together. Tim is a self-taught acoustic guitarist and Craig grew up playing the electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle and gut bucket. They perform a hodgepodge of genres.

Learn More

Flood City Brass

3:00 - 4:30 PM, Bandstand

Flood City Brass is a 9 piece band from Johnstown PA, featuring male and female lead vocalists, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, sax, and trombone. They are a family friendly band and play Rock, Soul, Funk, Ballads, Pop, Rhythm and Blues, Party/Dance Favorites, and even an occasional swing or polka

Learn More

Fort Ligonier Days 2017

Entertainment Guide

Friday, October 13

Time

Entertainer

Genre

Stage

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Country/Southern Rock

Country/Southern Rock

1:00 - 2:30 PM

1:30 - 4:30 PM

Acoustic Folk Music

Acoustic Folk Music

1:30 - 4:30 PM

3:00 - 4:15PM

Elvis Tribute

Elvis Tribute

3:00 - 4:15PM

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Classic Rock

Classic Rock

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Saturday, October 14

Time

Entertainer

Genre

Stage

1:30 - 4:30 PM

Acoustic Guitar Solos

Acoustic Guitar Solos

1:30 - 4:30 PM

2:00 - 3:30 PM

Country

Country

2:00 - 3:30 PM

4:00- 5:30 PM

Dub Squad

Reggae

Dub Squad

Reggae

4:00- 5:30 PM

Apx: 8:45 PM

Fireworks

Fireworks

Apx: 8:45 PM

Sunday, October 15

Time

Entertainer

Genre

Stage

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Ireland's "Happy Man"

Ireland's "Happy Man"

12:30 - 2:00 PM

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Acoustic Music

Acoustic Music

1:00 - 4:00 PM

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Classic Rock

Classic Rock

3:00 - 4:30 PM