The Memorial Weekend Musicfest will be kicked off Friday at 4pm by the Drumright mayor, Ed Fitzgerald followed by the school band and cheerleaders. The cheerleaders will be selling 3 flavors of homemade ice cream on Saturday. There will be other food concessionaires and soft drinks

sold.

The Oklahoma Secretary of Veterans Affairs has been invited to speak Sunday as is Danny Morgan , State Representative.

Veterans groups to be represented include The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans Association (VVA), Disabled

American Veterans (DAV), and various veterans committees.

We are building a 576 square foot temporary stage for the dancers, in front of the gazebo. A set of bleachers is being brought down as is folding chairs; should be able to seat about a hundred people.

Many slots are still available for performers to be scheduled on a first-come basis. CALL 346-5134.

Vendors call the Drumright Museum for authorization. 352-3002 or Drumright Historical Society .

The musical equipment furnished will consist of a 400 watt PA system with mains and monitors, a 500 watt guitar/keyboard amplifier, a 300 watt bass guitar amplifier, record, cd and tape player, 8 stage microphones and an announcer mike. Instruments that may be borrowed during performances include 3 guitars, a bass guitar, a 5 piece drum kit with cymbals, 2 small keyboards, conga drums, bongos, tambourines, other percussion, an accordion, pocket trumpet, improvisational songbooks, and for karaoke (bring your own cds or tapes).

CURRENTLY SCHEDULED ITENERARY

Friday May 23

4pm Drumright Mayor, Ed Fitzgerald welcomes all to Memorial Weekend Musicfest and introduces band director Aaron Powers who will conduct the Drumright school band in concert.

American Red Cross blood drive 4-7pm

5pm GYMNASTS

5:30pm singer Bill Sheets

6pm jam session, open mike, open ballroom dancing, and walk-on performers

9pm Dustin Ward in concert

10pm Jam with Hank Dean and the original Pipeliners

Open dance floor with live music

12 midnight close

Saturday 24

2pm Opening by Danny Morgan, state representative

2:05pm Drumright cheerleaders

American Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle display

2:30pm NEO Cloggers

3:30pm junior singer/dancers Paige and Katarina

4pm Charis Studio Singers

5:30pm Turtle Creek Cloggers

7pm Cedar Canyon Boys in concert

8pm Dustin Ward encore performance

10pm local talent jam session

12 midnight close

Sunday 25

12 noon set up and test equipment, patriotic recorded music, gathering of attending state officials

12:45 Welcome to final day of Musicfest – Norman Lamb, governor Henry’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs

1pm Salute to our military men and women, our veterans, and our fallen heroes

Presiding American Legion Post #1 Commandant presentation of the colors

Pledge of Allegiance & National Anthem

Call for public patriotism, respect for the military, and oration and speeches

Recognition of Red Cross and veterans groups

orations: State Senator Andrew Rice and veterans advocate, Dr. Katherine Schierman

Remembering our war dead, gun salute, and retiring of the colors

2:30pm approximately – gospel music – recorded

Invited gospel groups

Walk-ons