El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival 2023
May 13, 2023 to May 14, 2023 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Since 2003, the El Dorado Hills Art, Beer, & Wine Festival has been a key event for the entire region.
The top 80+ artists from near and far participate in this annual event, showcasing their magnificent art along Town Center Boulevard.
Among the art are delicious local food vendors, live music, prominent wines, and award-winning craft breweries serving unlimited sampling.
Wineries featured at this year's event include Cielo Estate, Haylo, Lava Cap, and many more!
Breweries include Boring Rose, Golden State Cider, Red Bus, and many more!
You don't want to miss this! The event runs from 11am - 5pm daily, with tasting from noon-4:30 pm. Get directions here!
Saturday, May 13th, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
El Dorado Dance Academy
The performing dance companies of El Dorado Dance Academy, includes Kaleidoscope Touring Company, Prism Apprentice Company, Spectrum Junior Company, Illumination Performing Group, Ovation Musical Theater Performing Group, GlitterForce Mini Company, and Fusion Acro Company.
1:30 pm - 3:00pm
Val Starr Duo
The Val Starr Duo, also known as wife and husband, Val Starr and John Ellis, is a dynamic musical duo with a long history of live performances and recordings. The duo has performed the blues from California to Memphis and has released six original blues albums, three of which peaked the national blues radio charts. Live guitar, bass, and vocals are mixed with recorded drums to produce a full band sound throughout their amazing duo performance. The music features original blues and hand-selected vintage favorites from the 1960s through the 2000s.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sacramento, California-based Red's Blues is a four-piece band that includes Beth Reid-Grigsby, aka Sacramento Red, on lead vocals and harmonies, RW Grigsby on bass and vocals, Doug Crumpacker on guitar, harmonica, and vocals, and Tim Wilbur on drums/percussion and vocals. All four members are members of the Sacramento Blues Hall of Fame. They have twice been nominated for a SAMMIE award for best blues band in the NoCal area. They specialize in classic blues plus a lot of unique Americana/Roots songs.
Sunday, May 14th, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bach To Rock
Students benefit from a balance of individualized teaching, group rehearsal, and live performance with the Folsom music center curriculum.
They also encourage students to pick the songs and musical styles they want to master, from hard metal chords to pop classics that are currently dominating the charts.
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
John Covert Crystal Image Trio
Variety band, Crystal Image, plays classic rock, country, blues. They have more than 30 albums under their belt, and films and have been featured on TV shows on Disney, ABC, TNN, A&E, MTV, and VH-1. Covert, a grand prize winner at the Nashville Music City Song Festival and multiple-time finalist at the American Song Festival, has had songs on "The Sopranos," "Driven", "General Hospital", and more!