Fair announces Farmers Bank stage free entertainment

Friday, July 13, 2012
Divas through the Decades

Musicians, magicians, comedians and more will take to The Farmers Bank Stage during the 2012 "Discover the Greatest" Clay County Fair.

"Fairgoers of all ages will find something entertaining at The Farmers Bank Stage this year as it returns to its location in a tent in the southwest corner of the grounds," fair manager Jeremy Parsons said.

The Farmers Bank Stage, one of seven stages on the grounds, is part of the $110,000 in free entertainment offered to fairgoers at the 2012 Clay County Fair.

Musical tribute Divas through the Decades and hypnotist Sami Dare kick off the schedule, performing Sept. 8-10. Divas through the Decades features famous tunes by divas from the 1940's through today's current hits. Sami Dare will explore the phenomenon of hypnosis in a show filled with humor and imagination.

Sami Dare

Sean Emery and the Marv Nissel Band take the stage Sept. 11-13. A "funny guy, jugglin' stuff," Emery will keep the audience laughing with his circus skills, comedy and juggling stunts. The Marv Nissel Band, a five-piece family band from New Ulm, Minn., will perform a variety of German, Polish and country-flavored polka music.

The final weekend at The Farmers Bank Stage will feature Heebie Jeebies and the Wild Spirit Band Sept. 14-16. The Heebie Jeebies family Comedy Music Show will feature original kids comedy songs that will have kids laughing and dancing throughout the performance. Mixed with stories and humor, the Wild Spirit Band will perform a variety of musical styles from jazz and folk to commercial hits and original compositions.

Sean Emery
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