2017 Headliner
Robert DeLong
 

2017 MUSIC LINEUP
The 2017 Great Lakes Burning River Fest features 17 genre-spanning musical acts lead by headliners Robert DeLong and Wesley Bright & the Honeytones. Check out the complete lineup below.
Robert DeLong

Known for his dynamic live performances, electronic musician Robert DeLong mixes dance music with his own singer/songwriter style of craftsmanship.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 9:40
Wesley Bright & the Honeytones

Wesley Bright's uncanny way of engaging an audience and getting the whole crowd to sing and dance has earned him the reputation of a true dynamo on stage!

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 9:40
Abby Rose

Abby Rose is a singer/songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio. Her Kites EP is available for download on iTunes.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 6:15
Brent Kirby

When Brent Kirby is not playing solo or with his band, called His Luck, he writes the tunes and fronts the Jack Fords, leads the monthly revival of Gram Parsons with his band The New Soft Shoe, and plays drums for the Ohio City Singers.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 8:05
Chamba Music

Chamba Music is a rotating quartet of Cleveland musicians performing music of South American composers and songwriters.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 8:05
Chris Allen

Chris Allen is a Rock & Roll songwriter and member of the bands Rosavelt, The Ohio City Singers and The Boys From the County Hell.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 9:55
Chris Hatton

Hatton has held a weekly residence at Brothers Lounge for the past 6 years. His music can was featured in the independent movie 'Madtown.' As well as bumper music on 92.3.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 7:10
Diana Chittester

Percussive, finger-picking songwriter-guitarist Diana Chittester blends the storytelling roots of folk music with the animation of rock, for a high-energy, intimate, solo show.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 7:10
DJ Red-I

DJ Red-I is a Cleveland-based DJ/producer that specializes in fusing funk, hip-hop, electronic and world music. Her residencies include: Sanctuary Cleveland, Luxe, JAM Cleveland and Beat Freak, She is also one-half of the rap duo, FreshProduce. and has produced for artists here and abroad.

Friday & Saturday, Silent Disco

Gretchen Pleuss & Friends

Gretchen Pleuss "keeps the music above the standard, three-chord, coffee-house troubadour sound" (Malcolm X Abram). Recently featured in American Songwriter and No Depression, Pleuss has opened for artists such as Lisa Loeb and Chely Wright.

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 6:15
Jim Gill

Known for his percussive guitar playing and looped vocals, Jim Gill is a refreshing voice in a crowded music scene. Catch his set Friday at the Great Lakes stage.

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 9:00
JP and the Chatfield Boys

JP & The Chatfield Boys is an Ohio based bluegrass band with variably deep Mid-Western roots known for performing highly charged traditional and original songs with forward thinking covers.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 6:15
Jul Big Green

Jul Big Green is a diverse musician from Cleveland, Ohio with styles that range from Pop-Rock to Hip-Hop. He has been seen performing at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Ohio State Fair, and on Fox 8 Cleveland.

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 7:20
Kristine Jackson Band

Award winning vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Kristine Jackson has opened for B.B.King, Mavis Staples and more. Her style crosses musical borders and has something for everyone.

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 8:25
Ray Flanagan

Showcasing rustbelt grit paired with a thoughtful sensitivity, Ray Flanagan’s songs are often as agitated as they are sweet.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 9:00
Ryan Humbert

Leader of the Ryan Humbert Band and honky-tonk group Shooter Sharp & The Shootouts, Ryan Humbert has been heard on Sirius XM and appeared with Chris Isaak, Zac Brown Band, Elvis Costello, Marty Stuart, Pete Yorn and more.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 6:15
The Whiskey Hollow

The Whiskey Hollow is the Cleveland Ohio based, brain child of Singer-Songwriter Madeline Finn. With a background in Pop-Punk and a love for Blues, she and her band have set out to marry the soul of the old time standards with the power and presence of heavy hitting hard rock.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 7:20
Wanyama

Formed in Cleveland Ohio,Wanyama is an energizing 5 piece band creating music that entertains the grooves of funk, vibes of reggae, and the elements of hip-hop. Wanyama uses live bass, drums, guitar, horns, synths and voice to cultivate their own experimental sound of Conscious Funk For Your Mind!

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 8:25

Friday Performances

ROCK HALL STAGE
6:15
Ryan Humbert
7:10
Diana Chittester
8:05
Chamba Music
9:00
Jim Gill
9:55
Chris Allen
GREAT LAKES STAGE
6:15
Gretchen Pleuss & Friends
7:20
Jul Big Green
8:25
Kristine Jackson Band
9:40
Wesley Bright & the Honeytones

Saturday Performances

ROCK HALL STAGE
6:15
Abby Rose
7:10
Chris Hatton
8:05
Brent Kirby
9:00
Ray Flanagan
GREAT LAKES STAGE
6:15
JP and the Chatfield Boys
7:20
The Whiskey Hollow
8:25
Wanyama
9:40
Robert DeLong
Silent Disco
Join us for the silent disco in the PNC Boathouse …
it’s an event where people dance to music transmitted to personal wireless headphones instead of a normal PA system. Those without the headphones hear no music, giving the effect of a room full of people dancing to nothing! This one of a kind experience should not be missed!
Leading the Silent Disco turntables is DJ Red-I, a Cleveland-based DJ/producer that specializes in fusing funk, hip-hop, electronic and world music. Her residencies include: Sanctuary Cleveland, Luxe, JAM Cleveland and Beat Freak, She is also one-half of the rap duo, FreshProduce. and has produced for artists here and abroad.

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