The Time Bandits return to the Earthquake Street Festival on downtown Main Street on Friday, Aug. 23. The street dance begins at 8 p.m. There is no charge to attend. The Time Bandits includes, from left (front) Jeff Curtis, Darrell Echols, Rick Lowe, KeLee Bourdeax and Robert Lopez; (back) JB Ramirez Jeremiah Voit, Roy Word and Wayne Gross. Courtesy photo


Time Bandits set to rock Winters

By From page A7 | August 20, 2013

The Time Bandits take over the main stage from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Earthquake Street Festival in Winters on Friday, Aug. 23.

The festival runs from 5 to 11 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Winters. Ballet folklorico and roping performance by Los Charros Los Caporales, start the festivities at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m. is the local progressive rock band Egg, featuring former Winters High students Joseph Sanders, Carlos Figueroa, Nick Hawley, Chris Patton and Brett Hendrickson. 

At 6:30 p.m., the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh hits Main Street, followed by Bonanza King, which includes local musicians Kari King, Richard Hemenway, Keith Cary, Steve O’Neil, Roger Kunkle, Bruce Brewer and Cedar Seegar. 

The first Earthquake Karaoke Kontest takes place at 7:30 p.m., with six contestants vying for the title of Karaoke King or Queen. 

The Earthquake Street Festival is sponsored by the Winters Chamber of Commerce, and is free of charge.  The Earthquake Street Festival got its start in April 1992 as a centennial celebration of the rebuilding of the downtown following a devastating earthquake in April 1892. Winters residents John Pickerel, owner of The Buckhorn, and Charley Wallace, publisher of the Winters Express, founded the festival, which was later taken over by the Chamber of Commerce and moved to August so it wouldn’t compete for funds and volunteers with Youth Day.

For more information, to sign up for vendor booth space, or to become a festival sponsor, call Chamber Executive Director Mike Sebastian at 530-795-2329.

Enterprise staff

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