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7th Annual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard Announces Full Entertainment Lineup

Post Date:09/16/2016 12:12 PM

The City of Carrollton is proud to announce the full entertainment lineup for the free 7th Annual Festival at the Switchyard set for Saturday, November 5 on the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. The lineup brings a varied collection of musical talent and family fun to the stage. Artists include headliner Barenaked Ladies along with opener Shinyribs, Prince tribute band Perfect Nation, country rockers The Statesboro Revue, folksy songstress Kelsey Lewis, fresh, yet classic rock and rollers King Zero, country cover band Straight Tequila Night, Carrollton Battle of the Bands winner Thrill Bill, and local song-writing powerhouse Chelsea Mayo.

fest photostripMain Stage Schedule*

 Chelsea Mayo  11 a.m.
 Thrill Bill   11:30 a.m.
 Straight Tequila Night  12:20 p.m.
 King Zero   1:40 p.m.
 Kelsey Lewis     3 p.m.
 The Statesboro Revue    4:20 p.m.
 Perfect Nation (Prince Tribute)   5:50 p.m.
 Shinyribs  7:20 p.m.
 Barenaked Ladies     8:50 p.m.


In Front of Stage Schedule*

Carrollton Fire Fighters Pipes & Drums   12:05 p.m.
 Sidekicks Karate Demo  1:15 p.m.
 A Body in Motion Dance   2:35 p.m.
 Dallas Sidekicks Dance Team    3:55 p.m.


Plaza Arts Center: -5 p.m.

 Carrollton Public Library Story Time  1 p.m. 
 Geppetto’s Marionette Theater  2 p.m.
 MerryMakers TOO Magic Show   3 p.m.
 Geppetto’s Marionette Theater  4 p.m.
 Tharpo the Clown  4:30 p.m.


*All times are approximate and may be subject to slight changes.

fest poster 2016The City’s award-winning Festival at the Switchyard will be held on the streets of Historic Downtown Carrollton, just east of I-35 on the south side of Belt Line Road, between the George Bush Turnpike and LBJ Freeway. In addition to the exciting concerts, arts and crafts, and great food and beverages, Festival goers will be able to visit the unique restaurants and shops surrounding the renovated Downtown Square. Live entertainment, interactive games, and free activities for children of all ages are planned, including bungee trampolines, a zip line, and more.

Festival sponsors to date include Atmos Energy, Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center, Biomat Carrollton, Brookhaven College, Celebration Family Dental, Champion Windows, Coca-Cola, Dallas Observer, Dallas Sidekicks, DART, DFWChild, Dallas Morning News, Fast Signs of Carrollton, First United Methodist Church, Frankford Dental, Frontier Communications, Frost Bank, The Edge, 102.9 Now, Kiss FM, LeafFilter North of Texas, Marriott Courtyard, Music Institute at Carrollton Square, North Texas Outdoor Pursuits, Oncor, Pops Kettlecorn, Restored Baths, Sam Pack Ford, Seniorific News, Silverleaf Resorts, Star Local Media, V Care Clinics, Van Hyundai, Wonderland Montessori, and Xerox.

For more entertainment information on the Festival at the Switchyard as well as vendor updates, visit Follow the Festival on social media at or for updates.

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