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Headliners To Perform At Fiesta La Ballona

 

August 24, 2017



Celebrating Culver City’s 100th anniversary Culver City’s Party in the Party continues this year with food, fun and rides for the entire family. This year the Fiesta entertainment program celebrates a century of music with diverse performances. The Entertainment Tent will open on Friday, August 25 at 4:30 pm with Corey and his Cohorts performing early Jazz and Swing classics. Local bands make up the popular Fiesta-Palooza on Friday night, Coordinated by Flynn Namala and Ryan Silver of The Blank Minds, local teen bands Eliza, The Narts, Leaving London, Mediocre, and Street Play will be featured.Street Corner Renaissance, a Doo Wop quintet, will launch the performances on Saturday August 26 at noon and they will be followed by Grupo Folklorico Macias performing folk dances of Mexico. Fortunate Son will pay tribute to the best of Creedence Clearwater Revival at 1:45 pm followed by dances of Grupo La Rosa. Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps will sing the Blues at 3:30 pm followed by Ho’Aloha Polynesian Dancers at 4:30 pm. At 5:15 pm, Corday Undercover will perform ‘80s Hits and beyond. Next, On The Edge Dance Studio performs lively Hip Hop and Jazz. Starting at 7:00pm, Fiesta La Ballona will present Hollywood Blonde in a two-hour dance party featuring Top 40 hits. Cali Rose & The CC Strummers will open the program on Sunday, August 27, at 11:00 am with the sounds of ukulele. Orquesta Charangoa will then perform with a traditional Cuban orchestra at 11:45am. This performance is sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Xorotroptzi will follow with Bulgarian heritage dance. Sunday afternoon will feature Crawdaddio performing Zydeco music at 1:30pm, followed by Brasil Brasil Cultural Center entertaining the crowd with capoeira. Quitapenas performs Afro-Latin music at 3:15pm, followed by Ballet Folklorico de Claudia Jeanette. The Fenians closes the entertainment program on Sunday with an hour-long set of Celtic Rock at 5:00pm.

Stilt walkers, provided by Red Swan Entertainment, will intermittently rove the park both Saturday and Sunday.

 

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