Attention Performers: How to Participate
If you or your group is interested in performing at the Taste of the Arts click here and complete and return the form as instructed to apply. Please return the form as soon as possible to be considered - deadline has been extended to June 15, 2015.
2015 Stage Schedule
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BAE Systems Theatre
(inside the Arts United Center)

11:30 DANCINKIDS DANCE STUDIO
Children's Dance Company
12:30 FORT WAYNE CIVIC THEATRE
Excerpts from from “Mary Poppins” and “The Marvelous Wonderettes”
1:30 MIKAUTADZE DANCE THEATRE
Modern and contemporary dance
2:30 USF SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS
Excerpts from "Catch Me If You Can"
3:30 SHEE-KRI DANCE ARTS
Tap/jazz/lyrical/hiphop
4:30 FORT WAYNE BALLET
Professional and Pre-professional ballet
5:30 ELITE DANCE CENTER
Jazz, contemporary, hip-hop
6:30 TURNING POINTE DANCE ACADEMY
Pointe Blank Competition Group
7:30 KINETIC REVELATION'S THE QUEST AND THE KEYS
Dance, drama, music, theatre

Sweetwater Plaza
(outside the Arts United Center)

11:00 VOICES OF UNITY
World Champion Youth Choir
12:00 FORT WAYNE BALLET YOUTH COMPANY
Youth Ballet
1:00 EXTERMINATE ALL RATIONAL THOUGHT
Instrumental Rock
2:00 THE MOONCATS
50'S & 60'S Rock
3:00 HEARTLAND SINGS!
Vocal jazz/pop/rock
4:00 FIGHTING WORDS
Pop punk band
4:30 FORT WAYNE SCHOOL OF DANCE
Hip Hop dance
5:00 SMOOTH EDGE 2
Contemporary a cappella & vocal jazz
6:00 FORT WAYNE CHILDREN'S CHOIR
Youth Choral - HS Ensemble
7:00 CHRISTIAN BAER-Continue the Story
3 piece alternative rock band
8:00 THE HOPE ARTHUR ORCHESTRA
Creative Musical Performance

Evening Schedule

9:00 Pyroscope Entertainment
Fire Performance Troupe
10:00 THE SANDLOT
Outdoor Movie

Carson's Foyer
(inside the Auer Center Atrium)

11:30 TBD
12:30 CATHY SERRANO
Acoustic Folk Music
1:30 JAMIE DRAKE
Acoustic/Indie
2:30 JACOB STUTZMAN
Acoustic singer/songwriter
3:30 NE INDIANA POETS
Poetry reading
4:30 DISTRACTIONS
Celtic Americana
5:30 JOSH CLEMENTS
Vocal and guitar
6:30 ROSALIND &THE WAY
Singer/Songwriter - acoustic guitar
7:30 THE GIDEN GIRLS
Female vocal duo

Fort Wayne Metals Stage
(inside the Black Box Theatre - Auer Center) ArtsLab

11:00 FW DANCE COLLECTIVE
Creative Modern Dance
12:00 ADAM BAKER AND HEARTACHE
Original rock and roll
1:00 CITIZENS BAND
Original and cover rock
2:00 THE NEON LOUNGE
Instrumental psychedelic/neo-classical
3:00 all for One productions
Live theatre
4:00 GREGG BENDER BAND
3 Piece classic rock band
5:00 FW YOUTHEATRE - STORYBOOK THEATRE
"I'm a Machine!" Song and Dance Perf.
6:00 RAQ THE RIVERS BELLY DANCE ALLIANCE
Belly dance ensemble
7:00 THE TRINELL ARMOUR PROJECT
Acoustic Jazz duo
8:00 ALICIA PYLE QUARTET
Classical/jazz/rock/world music fusion

Lincoln Financial Group Stage
(outside Freimann Park)

11:30 FW SCOTTISH PIPES and DRUMS
Bagpipe and drum band
12:30 FW PHILHARMONIC
Brass Quartet
1:30 FW TAIKO
Traditional Japanese Drum Ensemble
2:30 SEAN ELLSWORTH-HOFFMAN
Vocal, fiddle, guitar, ukulele
3:30 TRUEBEDOORS
Beatbox, soul, folk and calypso
4:30 SECRET MEZZANINE
Acoustic, classic, folk, alternative rock
6:30 JAFUNKAE
More than your average Rock Band

3 Rivers Stage
(outside ArtsLab Plaza)

11:30 ROCK 4 THE ROCK WORSHIP BAND
Instrumental Christian Rock
12:30 VOCAL POWER ACADEMY
Vocal Performing soloists
1:30 FW PHILHARMONIC
Brass Quartet
2:30 AMANECERES DE MEXICO
Mexican Folk Dance
3:30 FW SUZUKI STRINGS
Youth string players
4:30 MEMORIAL PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School Jazz Band
5:30 LANE MIDDLE SCHOOL STRINGS
String ensemble-classical to rock
6:30 PINKY SWEAR BAND
Youth rock and pop
7:30 SOPHIA SLATES
Christian pop and alternative

PHP Stage
(inside FW Museum of Art Atrium)

12:30 THE CHAIN GANG QUARTET
A cappella barbershop quartet
1:30 AUGUST ANONYMOUS
3 piece alternative band
2:30 STRING THEORY
Acoustic duo - rock and more
3:30 DANI HOUSE
Outsider pop goblinpunk Kid from Space
4:30 RICKY KEMERY
Original folk/new age country
6:30 AUGUSTUS BERRY- DEEP DARK BLUE
Blues/jazz/R & B covers

Current Mechanical Stage
(inside FW Museum of Art Theatre)

12:00 THE HEARTHSTONE ENSEMBLE
Folk music circa 1700-1900
1:00 JUNE MCCOLLOUGH VOCAL STUDENTS
Vocal Performance
2:00 McKENNA PARKS
Vocal and Acoustic Guitar
3:00 BEN TARR
Vocal and acoustic guitar
4:00 EVAN GIDLEY QUARTET
Modern jazz combo
5:00 MISS FORT WAYNE AND FRIENDS
Variety song and dance acts

WBOI & Sweetwater Academy Stage
(outside on Barr and Berry Street)

11:00 Bumpy Roads
60, 70, 80's Soft Rock
11:45 Copper Grynn
Indie/Alternative
12:45 Red Arrow
Southern Rock and Original Music
1:45 Babelfish
Modern Rock
2:45 Beatle 64 Lab Band
Beatles Cover Band
3:45 Chloe Minard and Friends
Acoustic Pop/Soft Rock
4:45 Black Wall Socket
Rock and Classic Rock

YLNI Stage
(outdoor at the Barr Street Market)

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM 2 Before Noon

DID Stage
(ArtsLab Parking Lot)

11:00 RUSTY AMMERMAN'S DIMENSION OF ILLUSION
12:00 G. MONEY & STEVE
1:00 RAQ THE RIVERS BELLY DANCERS
2:00 FERNANDO TARANGO
3:00 FORT WAYNE TAIKO
4:00 THURGOOD MARSHALL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY STEPPERS
5:00 ALICIA PYLE QUARTET
7:00 OLD CROWN BRASS BAND
5:45 PM Secret Mezzanine - the guitar ukulele duo Robert Greene and Cai Caudill. They play acoustic rock from classic rock and folk through contemporary and alternative rock, as well as original compositions.
7:15 PM Soft N’ Heavy - is Atticus Sorrell- Guitar/Vocals, Ben Tarr- Bass/Vocals, Garrett Spoelhof- Keys, Bray Coughlin- Drums. They put a soulful twist on the vintage Psychedelic and Blues sound.
8:45 PM Tim Harrington Band, playing rock music with a seven-piece horn band and often extra players for a little more pizazz.