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Live Entertainment Takes Center Stage at the Delmarva Chicken Festival
Georgetown, DE - Jun. 07, 2012 -- From young entertainers like Dakota Messick and alexandshiloh, to more seasoned groups such as King's Ransom and On the Edge, the stage is set for great entertainment at the 2012 Delmarva Chicken Festival, June 15-16, at the Centre at Salisbury in Salisbury, Maryland. The Delmarva Chicken Festival, held annually in a community on the Delmarva Peninsula, is sponsored by Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI). The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the festival in 2012.
"Throughout the two-day event, the schedule is filled with great stage acts and performance artists with wide appeal", said Robbie Tarpley Raffish and James McNaughton, co-chairs of this year's festival. Performing headliners on the festival’s Great Scott Broadcasting stage on Friday, June 15 will be Dakota Messick, (noon) Cascading Carlos, (3 p.m.) alexandshiloh (4 p.m.), and the Tom Larsen Band (7p.m.) In between, there will be appearances by a variety of community performers.
Local entertainers, ARA Barrett, will kick off the entertainment schedule on Saturday. Regional favorite, King's Ransom, will take the stage at 11:30 a.m. for two and a half hours of their special brand of music. Evening attractions will begin at 4 p.m. with a two-hour concert by Second Wind. At 6 p.m., the winner of the Rule the Roost talent competition sponsored by MTS Broadcasting will appear, and the festival will conclude with a rousing performance by On the Edge from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Along with on-stage performances, the festival program will include a 5K walk/run, a car show, a home and trade show, an arts and crafts show, and a children’s activity area sponsored by Peninsula Regional Medical Center and hosted by the Lower Shore YMCA and Camp Odyssey. Traditional festival attractions like Delmarva’s famous giant fry pan, an abundance of delicious food, a carnival, a Chickin' Pickin' competition, the always popular baby chicks, and Chicken Capers featuring Sherman the Shorebird will round out the schedule.
The 2012 Delmarva Chicken Festival will be held at The Centre at Salisbury located at 2300 N. Salisbury Boulevard in Salisbury. The event is open to the public and admission is free.
To see the full schedule of events for the 63rd Delmarva Chicken Festival, visit www.dpichicken.com or www.salisburyarea.com or call 800-878-2449,
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