Entertainment

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Each year the Gilroy Garlic Festival offers a wide variety of top quality entertainment, all included in the price of your Festival admission. With three stages and strolling musicians, you are never far away from the great sounds of jazz, rock 'n roll, country, blues, reggae, swing and much more.

Don't miss the chance to dance and sing with several thousand people as happy and garlic-crazy as you!


DON'T MISS IN 2017!

Bigger - Better - Bolder

Enjoy your favorite local bands on Friday, "Spicy Soul Saturday," and "Hot Country Sunday" featuring Aubrey Road, Carly Pearce, and Jacob Davis presented by 95.3 KRTY!


See below for tentative 2017 Entertainment Schedule. Please note that these schedules are subject to change.

Friday July 28, 2017

Amphitheater
Time Entertainer Style
10:30am - 12:00pm Mike Malinao & The Red Barn Rockerz' Rock
12:30pm - 1:15pm The Moondance Band Variety
1:45pm - 3:15pm The Element Dance / Variety
3:45pm - 5:15pm Tsunami Band 70's / 80's Rock / Classic Rock
5:45pm - 6:30pm Elektric Voodoo World Music

 

Gazebo
Time Entertainer Style
10:30am - 11:15am Angelique Lucero Folk
11:45am - 12:30pm Raye Zaragoza Singer / Songwriter
1:00pm - 1:45pm Sandra Marlowe & Ted Sanchez with BACKBeat Retro / Swing / Jazz
2:15pm - 3:00pm Ridgway Reggae / Rock
3:30pm - 4:45pm Vintage Noise Jazz & Bossa Nova
5:15pm - 6:30pm Joanne LeBlanc & the Fugitive Blues Band R&B / Uptempo Blues

 

Vineyard
Time Entertainer Style
10:00am - 10:45am Frank Plesek and the Hollister 3 Johnny Cash Tribute Band
11:15am - 12:00pm Lucas Ohio & the Shamblers Americana Rock Blues
12:30pm - 1:15pm The Trouble with Monkeys Monkees Tribute
1:45pm - 2:30pm VitalSign Classic / Southern Rock
3:00pm - 4:30pm Highwater Blues R&B / Rock
5:00pm - 6:30pm Fishhook Rock / Dance

 

Saturday July 29, 2017

Amphitheater
Time Entertainer Style
10:30am - 11:15am Extra Large Funky Fun Originals / Covers
11:45am - 1:15pm Spicy Soul Saturday: Big Blu Soul Revue Soul / Funk / R&B
1:45pm - 3:15pm Spicy Soul Saturday: Soul Kiss Variety Dance Band
3:45pm - 4:30pm Spicy Soul Saturday: Pacific Soul Band R&B / Hip-Hop-Rock / Soul
5:00pm - 6:30pm Red Beans & Rice Danceable Blues

 

Gazebo
Time Entertainer Style
10:00am - 11:30am Merlinda Espinosa Soul / Blues / Folk / Jazz
12:00pm - 12:45pm Dolce Musica Americana / Old School Soul
1:15pm - 2:00pm Jon Griffin and the LightFighters Rock & Roll / Blues
2:30pm - 4:00pm Amanda Gray Country / Americana
4:30pm - 5:15pm Mike Osborn Band Blues / Rock
5:45pm - 6:30pm Jr. De Ville Blues

 

Vineyard
Time Entertainer Style
10:00am - 10:45am Rayburn Brothers Band California Country Rock
11:15am - 12:45pm The Wild West Show Country
1:15pm - 2:45pm Gina and the Tonics Pop / Rock Cover Band
3:15pm - 4:45pm Kelly McDonald Band Country / Rock
5:15pm - 6:30pm Shane Dwight Blues / Rock / Americana

 

Strolling
Time Entertainer Style
9:30am - 1:00pm Barry Kaufman Mandolin

 

Sunday July 30, 2017

Amphitheater
Time Entertainer Style
10:00am - 11:30am Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent Rockabilly / Country
12:00pm - 12:45pm Hot Country Sunday: KRTY presents Aubrey Road Country
1:00pm - 1:45pm Hot Country Sunday: KRTY presents Carly Pearce Country
2:00pm - 2:45pm Hot Country Sunday: KRTY presents Jacob Davis Country
3:30pm - 5:00pm Entourage the Band Dance / R&B
5:30pm - 6:30pm McKenna Faith Country

 

Gazebo
Time Entertainer Style
10:00am - 10:45am Whesli Soul / Indie
11:15am - 12:00pm Bear Market Riot Power-Folk Americana
12:30pm - 1:15pm STREAM Dance
1:45pm - 2:30pm Mariachi Estelar Traditional Mariachi Music
3:00pm - 4:30pm Amber Lynn Nicol Country / Blues
5:00pm - 6:30pm Evan Thomas Blues Revue Blues

 

Vineyard
Time Entertainer Style
10:00am - 10:45am Mason Douglas Country Singer / Songwriter
11:15am - 12:45pm Hannah Jane Kile Americana
1:15pm - 2:00pm The Emphatics Pop Dance Band
2:30pm - 4:00pm Sean Wiggins & Lone Goat Country / Rock / Blues
4:30pm - 5:15pm Joice Walton & "Skin Deep" Jazz / Blues / R&B
5:45pm - 6:30pm TinMan Classic Rock

 

Strolling
Time Entertainer Style
9:30am - 1:00pm Barry Kaufman Mandolin


There is usually a 30 minute break down and set up period between performances.