Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2017 - Page 9

BLUE CANVAS ORCHESTRA & SINGERS Severin Behnen Musical Director, Band Leader, Vocals, Accordion, Piano New First Night, Riding the Wind, Big Top Opry 2, Superior!, Rise Up Singing, So Many Years, Beatles, Big Top Idol, BCO Aug. 12 Bruce Burnside Mandolin, Vocals New First Night Corey Carlson Guitar, Vocals Big Top Opry 2, Beatles, Old Last Night Ed Willett Musical Director, Band Leader, Cello, Guitar, Vocals New First Night, Riding the Wind, So Many Years, Beatles, BCO Aug. 12, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night Phillip Anich Vocals New First Night, Big Top Opry 2, Superior!, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night Bruce Bowers Violin Beatles, BCO Aug. 12, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night Andy Dee Guitar, Dobro, Vocals Big Top Opry 2, So Many Years, Beatles Jack Gunderson Vocals, Bass New First Night, Riding the Wind, Big Top Opry 2, So Many Years, Superior!, BCO Aug. 12, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night Tom Mitchell Percussion, Vocals New First Night, Riding the Wind, Big Top Opry 2, Rise Up Singing, Superior!, Beatles, BCO Aug. 12, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night VISUALS DIRECTOR Betty Ferris New First Night, Riding the Wind, Big Top Opry 2, Rise Up Singing, Superior!, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night, So Many Years GUEST ARTISTS Jane Aleckson Bass, Vocals New First Night Nate Bean Bass, Guitar, Vocals Beatles Emily Belanger Vocals Big Top Opry 2, Superior! Hilary Bobel Cronon Photographer Riding the Wind Gerry DePerry Blessing of the Tent New First Night Storyteller Riding the Wind Danielle Diamond Vocals Big Top Opry 2, Rise Up Singing, Beatles Tom Draughon Guitar, Banjo, Vocals New First Night, Superior!, Rise Up Singing, BCO Aug. 12, Wild Woods & Waters Lizzie Herriott Vocals Big Top Opry 2 (July 13 and Sept 1) Billy Knoblauch Bass Big Top Opry 2 Cheryl Leah Vocals So Many Years Jan Lee Writer, Director, Vocals Superior! Radoslav Lorkovic Piano, Accordion, Vocals Big Top Opry 2 (Sept 1) Stevie Matier Bodhran, Guitar, Vocals New First Night, Rise Up Singing, Old Last Night Otis McLennon Vocals, Harmonica So Many Years, Riding the Wind Frank Montano Flute Blessing of the Tent, New First Night, Superior! John Munson Emcee Big Top Idol Reggie Neal Bass, Vocals Rise Up Singing Warren Nelson Vocals, Guitar So Many Years, Riding the Wind Andy Noyes Guitar Rise Up Singing Vincent Osborn Bass BCO Aug. 12, Wild Woods & Waters, Old Last Night Nori Perrine Violin New First Night Michael Perry Vocals, Guitar, Storytelling Old Last Night Bruce Qualey Bass, Vocals Superior! Randy Sabien Violin, Mandolin, Vocals Riding the Wind, Big Top Opry 2, So Many Years, Beatles Joe Savage Steel Guitar Big Top Opry 2 Mary Lou Williams Vocals Riding the Wind Liesel Wilson Violin, Vocals Riding the Wind, Rise Up Singing, Superior!, Beatles, Old Last Night, Wild Woods & Water Liz Woodworth Show Coordinator Big Top Idol, Rise Up Singing Cast subject to change Blue Canvas Orchestra is on the road! The BCO travels to Chippewa Falls to present Big Top Opry as part of Leinenkugel's 150 th Anniversary Celebration on August 11th. Join us at 3:30 pm in the Leinie's Big Tent on the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds for this special performance. Visit www.gochippewafalls.com for a complete schedule of events planned for Leinie's 150 th Anniversary Celebration events. Congratulations to Leinenkugel's! Full Service Liquor Store and Deli 9 AM - 9 PM 33 North First St. • Bayfield, WI 715-779-3304 (715)373-5552 WWW.BIGTOP.ORG 9