2012 Onstage Orange City schedule to be posted soon!

June 2 – Kelsey Doll.

Kelsey Klingensmith has performed traditional, modern & original country music with her acoustic guitar, her lovely 11-year-old voice, and a back-up band… across the Midwest. In November she was featured in the Sioux City Orpheum’s Holiday Spectacular.


June 9 – Orange City’s Got Talent!

Featuring the best talent, young and not-so-young, from Orange City and the area. Auditions in April. Prizes!

June 16 – South Dakota Jazz Orchestra: An evening with Frank Sinatra

Onstage Orange City 2011 headliner. The 18-piece big band with Sinatra voice impersonator, Steve Shininger of Omaha, recreates the landmark ’66 concert with Count Basie, “Sinatra at the Sands.”
Shininger: www.reverbnation.com/steveshiningertheshinsingsorchestra

June 23 – Blue Mountain Rhubarb Festival with PowerPlay

Blue Mountain’s festival, featuring high-energy classic rock & roll – PowerPlay – from 5-9 p.m.  Also rhubarb-inspired foods & beverages, beer garden, contributions from local artists, and contests & games for the whole family.

June 30 – Orange City Area Community Band

Outstanding regional musicians present music especially for children, directed by Carla Van Beek. Children’s art fest * ice cream social begin at 6.

July 7 – Rockin’ Jake

They’re back! Blues, zydeco, second line & swamp funk. 5-time winner “Best of the Beat” for best harmonica player in New Orleans.  www.rockinjake.com

July 14 – Orange City Area Community Band featuring Tom Forkenbrock

Trumpeter from Chicago, 9 years in Army Band, performed for two sitting presidents & at the ’88 Olympics. Back by popular request.

July 21 – The SchoolHouse Company

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged): “high speed hilarity” in an outrageous distillation of the Bard’s timeless words. www.theshc.org

July 28 – Orange City Area Community Band

Revival’s pet costume contest, followed by another great show by the Community Band.


August 4 – 88improv

Hilarious unscripted improv comedy form Omaha. Family friendly!


August 11 – Grey Larsen & Cindy Kallet

Original & traditional tunes rooted in folk traditions of America, Ireland & Scandinavia. “Positively spellbinding.”
www.greylarsen.com or www.cindykallet.com
Also ATLAS’s “Last Blast of Summer.”

August 18 – Megan Slankard.

San Francisco acoustic pop artist. “Distinctive style, arresting vocal melodies, whisper-to-roar dynamics, impeccable technique.”
Also food & motocycle show. At dusk, OC Rec’s family movie.

August 25 – Mariachi Ameca.

The ever-popular mariachi band from Hawarden is back!