A high note of Suwanee Fest is the outstanding talent that performs in Town Center Park. On the stage and throughout the park, you will find dance groups, acrobats, solo artists, bands, and other exhibition groups with very diverse backgrounds. Up-and-coming performers as well as established favorites entertain and delight audiences of all ages during this two-day event.
*Please note that Suwanee Fest does not charge for admission, therefore entertainers are generally not paid to perform at this event. All performances should be family- and little ears/eyes-friendly.
Circus Performers from Family Fun Zone!
Saturday - 11 am
Sunday - 2 pm
Saturday - 12 pm
Sunday - 1 pm
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All Stars Performing Arts Academy is an award-winning, high performance studio, that elevates the spirit while delivering high technical training. Voted Best of Gwinnett for the past six years, all instructors are, or have been, professionals in the industry.
5678 Dance Academy of Performing Arts offers a fun and rewarding opportunity for toddlers through adults to learn and grow through the discipline of dance and the total performing arts experience. The professional and dedicated staff provide quality dance education and organized, professional performances.
Twenty years of experience and hundreds of thousands of students have taught the School of Rock that playing music with others results in stronger proficiency compared to conventional music education. All students in the Performance Program auditioned for a spot in the group, and House Band members perform at local rock venues.
Swahili for “Voice of Africa,” this trio from Uganda with silky harmonies has performed for everyone from the British royal family to French and German Ambassadors and President Bill Clinton. They were even crowned Commonwealth Music Ambassadors by HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Prepare to be wowed by this amazing international, classically trained, pop-operatic trio.
Distinct Grace is a southern rock band that was formed when two Air Force veterans decided to raise money for widows and children who lost loved ones in combat. The band has raised over $40,000 for veterans’ charities, playing events from New York City to Atlanta. The band recently released their third studio album and a music video for their hit "Take Me Back."
There is little doubt among the pure rock community that the legendary band Queen and lead performer Freddie Mercury earn high ranks as one of the most powerful and iconic groups in rock history. Formed in 2004, Queen Nation’s mission is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts. Their production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen, amazing audiences with their accuracy and live retrospective journey.
Academy of Ballet has been a top destination for dance instruction for the past 20 years. Voted Best of Inside Gwinnett and selected for the Norcross Small Business Excellence Award, the studio boasts a 5,200 SF studio with professionally sprung floors, a faculty with professional backgrounds and dance degrees, and programs for everyone from baby ballerinas to pre-professionals.
Dance Flix Academy unites every form of dance into one platform. A cultural melting pot, DFA’s goal is to bring cultures, traditions, and values from around the world together for students to learn dance from professionals, create friendships, and advance each student to the level of certification so they can carry the same values into their future endeavors.
The North Gwinnett School Foundation annually auctions a coveted “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” performance slot for Suwanee Fest as part of its annual fundraiser. This year the Suwanee Elementary School Chorus will perform on the stage at Suwanee Fest courtesy of Penelope Williams, who donated her prize to the group.
The musical marriage of a classically-trained rock and blues guitarist and a folk and jazz-influenced singer (who happen to be married in real life), Mixed Genes perform with the seamless chemistry of partners who have spent decades writing and playing music together. Expect originals, along with favorite covers, from this acoustic duo with a pop indie flair.
The Tone Twisters is an Atlanta-based six-piece band that performs a variety of music from the past to present. They have been together for over 15 years, playing events all around the southeast. Their song list is a mix of classic rock, Motown, dance rock, and country