For detailed bios of performers go here,
or follow the named links below.
Starwood on Stage
The program starts at 6PM on Tuesday with the Opening
Circle lead by Liafal,
with classes from 9:30 to 6PM for the rest of the festival 'til Closing
Circle Sunday at 1:45. We'll have concerts daily thru Saturday, both
at lunch and evening, beginning with African dance band Djoliba
at the Tuesday night concert. Wednesday at lunch, Lansanna
Kouyate of Djoliba leads their drummers in Traditional Rhythms of West
Guinea. Then get prepared for our best Wednesday Night Dance Party ever, as
the Celto-Psychedelic Folk-Rock band Green
Crown opens the night, then Starwood welcomes R&R Hall of Famers Big
Brother and the Holding Company!
Thursday Lunch will feature the strange and wonderous Peachy
Neitzie, with the evening reserved for the open-mic multi-stage Bardic
Concerts, including the Firesign
Clones. Friday at lunch we welcome Maggi,
Pierce & E.J., and the evening concert will feature the all-Chameleon
women's group Revelry,
followed by Traditional and Original Irish music by Lia
Fail, and the incredible percussion of Rhythm
Quest! Then Centrak
Lasers and Ron
Slabe & Pyrosonic will explode the night with laser animation and fireworks
for the Brushfire Island Show: Heat
Saturday's lunchtime concert will feature Craig Woodson, PhD in a performance
of Adowa, a traditional drum and dance style from Ghana, with the students of
his Starwood African drumming and talking drum making classes. Then the evening
will begin with the Starwood Jam Session, followed by Celtic Folk-Rock
by Rogue's Cross, the SpaceJam
Madness of Einstein's
Secret Orchestra, and a special treat: amazing dance and music by celebrated
Cleveland performance art group S.A.F.M.O.D.!
A fantastic line-up of entertainment leading up to the legendary , the blazing heart of the Starwood Festival!
Starwood at Midnight
The Temple will feature three ceremonies from different spiritual cultures: Wednesday, an elemental ritual of drumming and ecstatic dance by Earth Rhythm; Thursday, a druidic rite with Ar nDraiocht Fein; and Friday Flags of the Loa by the New Orleans Voodoo Spiritual Temple.
our infatable, hemispherical pleasure palace, will provide a unique audio visual
environment day and night. It will host at least two midnight parties, with
Celto-Psychodelic band Green Crown on Thursday, and Rev. Ivan Stang
and the Church of the SubGenius on Friday night, with special guests Einsten's
So ya' wanna' be there for all this?