North Iowa Band Festival entertainment lineup announced

MASON CITY — The entertainment lineup has been announced for this year’s North Iowa Band Festival in Mason City. 


== The festival starts Thursday evening May 25th with the John Adams Middle School Band at 6 o’clock followed by the Mason City Municipal Band at 6:45 at the Principal Pavilion


== On Friday evening, the Mason City High School Orchestra performs at 5 o’clock at the Principal Pavilion. On the main stage in Central Park, the Mason City High School Jazz Band performs at 6 o’clock, followed at 7:30 by “Elton and Billy – The Tribute”, a dueling piano duo playing favorites from legendary rockers Elton John and Billy Joel


== On Saturday, the parade starts at 10:00 AM, followed by entertainment in Central Park. The MCHS Danzers perform in front of the main stage at 12:45. The award ceremony takes place at 1:30. The Band Festival will for the first time host the Bill Riley Talent Show state qualifying event at 2:30. The main performances start at 5:30 with the local band The Sweet Nuthins, followed at 7 o’clock by Morgan Myles, who recently placed third on the NBC singing competition show “The Voice”


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