Northwest NEWS

June 28, 1999


Entertainers to perform for Carnation's July 4th festivities

Los Orchids

   Los Orchids was formed just over a year ago to back the late rockabilly legend Buddy Knox. The band includes two Valley residents, Ned Neltner and Barry Kennelly. Los Orchids will play on Pete's Main Stage after the parade.

Jr. Cadillac

   Jr. Cadillac is in its 29th year of rocking the Northwest and the world. The premier party band for the last near 3 decades, they will close this year's musical festivities with a Main Stage performance from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Ladies Don't Drum

   Ladies Don't Drum is an exuberant ensemble led by Simone LaDrumma, professional drummer. One of the members, Lee Grumman, resides in the Valley. They will appear directly following the parade on Pete's Main Stage.


   The Dambreakers perform an upbeat mix of Classic Rock, Rockabilly, and swing tunes. The band consists of Selim Uzuner on drums, Kelly Owen on bass, Paul Censullo on lead guitar, and Ric Erlandson on guitar and vocals (all employees of the Riverview School District), on the Tolt Athletic Field stage from 7:30-10.

   Other performers include Skip Peri, a Carnation resident since 1983; and Rod Cook & Toast is a Seattle-area band comprised of four Seattle musicians: Rod Cook, Dan Tyack, Jon Bayless, and Marty Vadalabene.