Our 2018 Performers
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SATURDAY – June 9, 2018
You can’t schedule death and you can’t schedule Danse Macabre. Watch for our dark specters to rise through the festival throughout the weekend and before you know it, you too will be pulled into their parade in celebration of that darkest night we will all face. Be sure to say hello to Dilly the bird as well.
11:00 am – RICHARD VENNEL
Richard Vennel transitioned from metal to mandolins and provides melodic, delightful music that awakens the spirit within.
Drumsum uses Congas, Kalimbas, Djembes, Mridangam, Didgeridoos, Klang Yaw, Bongos, Flutes, Percussion Toys, Cajons, Bass Guitar, Synth Wind Instruments, Harmonicas, Kalimbas, electronic Drums, vocals and of course, etc., etc., to take you to a level of great enjoyment, bliss, meditation, and/or movement.
Gail Crawford on Hand Drums, Bill Taylor on Keyboards, Sue Anne Bennett on Percussion, and Rex Womack on American Indian Flute, Didgeridoo, Kalimba, & Tar.
1:00 pm – OSCAR PULLMAN GROUP
Americana, Classic Rock, and Newgrass
Moon Goddess Caravan officially began in the late 90’s by a small group of dancers led by Gypsy (Mary Chapman) Folsom, California at Planet Earth Rising. It started with a small group of dancers and grew over the years into a fun creative group of friends and guest dancers, who continue to have a ball performing at gatherings, festivals, parties restaurants or any venue that welcomes creative eclectic Belly dance. Come join us…it’s great for Mind, Body, Heart and Soul!
Chase’s magic is a little funny in all the right ways. Bringing comedy and sleight of hand together in ways that’ll have your funny bone trying to pick a card, Chase will keep you laughing and guessing with his riotous stage act.
No charge to enter! Flaunt your finest look in the kilt and corset categories. Winners are crowned Mr. & Ms. PanGaia 2018. Come to the Main Stage at 3:45 pm to register.
Lunar Shadows is a Pagan woman belly dancing duo that focuses on bringing the magic afoot as they dance. They are a fusion group made up of Ska, Darkwave, Indian, Electronic Body Music, and Hippie influences. ~Bend with the will of the Goddess~
This talented composer, teacher, artist, musician, activist, and singer has a song in her heart and the clay of the Mother Earth on her hands.
Folk singer, musician, and activist Jenn Rogar shares her soulful, spirit-igniting music with the guests of PanGaia.
The Argonauts are a local acoustic rock duo who play meaningful music when they aren’t doing homework or trying to hex the patriarchy. 😉 Well, sort of “;)”
Obsidian Butterfly and Sacred Fire Dance Company showcase multiple styles of dance and music, infused with myth and fantasy to create a unique story told through movement. Their mission is to inspire positive life transformation in the hearts and minds of their audiences. With their roots firmly planted into the earth, they pay homage to their ancestors. Their shows are in honor of the tribes that have fire danced before them. Based in Sacramento, California, Obsidian Butterfly has is a performing arts group has provided entertainment since 2003.
PANGAIA AFTER DARK
Starts after Obsidian Butterfly – Ages 18 & older only – Ends at approximately 11:00 pm
SUNDAY – June 10, 2018
11:00 am – COGNITIVE DISSONANCE
Freeform Rock and Regae Rock
PanGaia Festival is famous for its huge drum circles under the great pavilion and that is due to the talent and presence of our Master Drummer, Rex Womack of DrumSum. Flat out, there are no better drum circles in the country than those he leads. These Drum Circles are very lightly facilitated. The goal is for everyone to have fun! Extra Drums and percussion instruments are usually available for use. Bring your drums, didgeridoos, rattles, flutes, and other instruments and join in. We have plenty of seating for everyone. DANCERS ARE WELCOME!!!!
Their members have varied over the years, and the current staples are Kirstie, Sefira Dalal and Selayma Anan who perform a tantalizing dance series ranging from traditional to fusion to funky, and performers ranging in skill levels of beginning to experienced professional. Why Baptism By Fire? Because that is how they live Life.
Join sisters Charm and Trouble on their musical tavern crawl as they sing bawdy songs for the drunken masses across the realm. Charm is a way of getting a ‘yes’ without even having to ask the question and Trouble’s name says it all. Charm and Trouble are two lovely lasses who entertain with song and sass! Follow them on their journey from tavern to tavern and realm to realm as they sing songs, tell jokes, and break hearts.
3:00 pm – JERRY ZELLERS
Autoerotic, narcotic pain
These days I cannot remember my name
Shot nerves like live wires exposed in the rain
Sparking a wildfire that cannot be tamed
That’s our Jerry.
4:00 pm – AMTGARD STEPS OUT
Duchy of Thor’s Refuge and Mistyvale. The Brothers of the Night’s Watch meet the White Walkers. Sparta meets the Persians. The Celts meet the Romans. The Hatfields meet the McCoys. Mike Tysons meet Evander Holyfields. Dogs and cats, sleeping together. Anything could happen. Regardless of what does happen, you don’t want to miss it.
6:00 pm – Festival Closes for 2018