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SUNFEST 2005
Palm Beach, Florida

The SUNFEST organization always puts together an amazing music festival. Palm Beach, Florida produces the best weeklong family entertainment event. Live music, art show and street attractions, all day long. There's top entertainment each day on three stages each with great lights & sound and surprise appearances by local and media personalities. Clematis Street is right around the corner, so take a stroll and have a great time dining, shopping and enjoying Florida Nightlife.

WEDNESDAY KC & The Sunshine Band

Performing Wednesday, April 27, on the Washington Mutual Stage will be KC & The Sunshine Band, one of the most progressive and popular bands of the 70s. Their music still inspires dancing and fun today, with hits such as "Get Down Tonight," "That's The Way (I Like It)," and "Shake Your Booty."

http://www.kcsbonline.com/

THURSDAY Nelly

Rap superstar Nelly will be performing Thursday, April 28, on the Washington Mutual Stage. His first album, "Country Grammar," sold more than 9 million copies and included hits such as "Ride Wit Me" and "E.I." His second album, "Nellyville," earned him two Grammies. Nelly collaborated with country star Tim McGraw on his current hit, "Over and Over Again."

http://www.nelly.net

Jonny Lang

Also performing Thursday, April 28, is blues guitarist/singer Jonny Lang. Lang's first album, 1996's "Lie to Me," was a platinum hit. The Grammy-nominated artist has performed with B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Bono and Aerosmith. His third album, "Long Time Coming," explores rock and soul and will be released later this year.

http://www.jonnylang.com

Richard Elliot

SunFest favorite and saxophonist Richard Elliot returns to the Florida Crystals Stage Thursday, April 28. Formerly a member of the horn section in Tower of Power, Elliot combines jazz with R&B. His latest release, "Ricochet," demonstrates his soul/funk roots. In the 70s, Elliot backed Motown artists such as Smokey Robinson and The Temptations.

http://www.richardelliot.com

FRIDAY Billy Idol

Legendary 80s rocker Billy Idol will headline the Washington Mutual Stage on Friday, April 29. The British singer's numerous hit songs include "Mony Mony," "Rebel Yell" and "Cradle of Love." He's also appeared in the movies "The Wedding Singer" and "The Doors."

http://www.billyidol.com

Lisa Marie Presley

Pop-rock musician Lisa Marie Presley will take the stage Friday, April 29. Presley released her debut album "To Whom It May Concern" in 2003. Her first single, "Lights Out," was a tremendous hit, and she will release her follow-up album, "Now What" in April.

http://www.lisapresley.com

Steel Pulse

Reggae group Steel Pulse will entertain on Friday, April 29. The U.K.-based group has released almost 20 albums in the last 27 years. They were the first reggae group to perform at the presidential inaugural festivities when they played for President Clinton's inauguration in 1993.

http://www.steel-pulse.com

SATURDAY Steve Miller Band

The Steve Miller Band takes over the Washington Mutual Stage on Saturday, April 30. T he band's numerous hits include "The Joker," "Fly Like an Eagle," "Rock'n Me" and "Abracadabra."

http://www.stevemillerband.com

Brian McKnight

R&B artist Brian McKnight will perform on The Real Yellow Pages® Stage Saturday, April 30. McKnight, a multitalented singer/composer/producer, has won numerous awards and has a new album, "Gemini." He's best known for his hits "Anytime" and "Back At One."

http://www.brian-mcknight.com

Obie Bermúdez

Latin singer Obie Bermúdez will take the Florida Crystals Stage Saturday, April 30. The native Puerto Rican has released two major albums with singles such as "Antes" and "Me Canse de Ti."

http://www.obiebermudez.com

Sum 41

Rockers Sum 41 will also perform on Saturday, April 30. The group's hit songs include "In Too Deep," "Fat Lip" and "Hell Song." Their current single, off their album, "Chuck," is "Pieces."

http://www.islandrecords.com/sum41

Unwritten Law

Punk rockers Unwritten Law, also performing Saturday, April 30, first enjoyed success in 2002 with their hit "Seein' Red." "Here's to the Mourning," the band's latest album, features the popular single, "Save Me."

http://www.unwrittenlaw.com

Gregg Rolie

Gregg Rolie, a cofounder of the original Santana and Journey bands, performs on Saturday, April 30. Rolie's hits with Santana include "Black Magic Woman" and "Evil Ways." He was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of the Santana band.

http://www.greggrolie.com

Jose Conde y Ola Fresca

Latin singer/songwriter/producer Jose Conde and his band Ola Fresca (Fresh Wave) will entertain on the Florida Crystals Stage Saturday, April 30. Conde's newest album, "Ay! Que Rico" pays tribute to his Cuban and American musical influences. The album is an eclectic blend of traditional pan Latin rhythms like samba, mambo and cha cha cha, funkified Cuban son and salsa, and occasional loop based creations.

http://www.joseconde.com

SUNDAY Starship featuring Mickey Thomas

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform Sunday, May 1, on The Real Yellow Pages® Stage. In 1979, Thomas joined Jefferson Starship, which then became known as simply Starship. With Thomas providing the vocals, Starship scored such number one hits as "We Built this City," "Sara" and "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now."

http://www.mickeythomas.com

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean will perform Sunday, May 1. The former Fugee combines reggae and island sounds with his unique brand of hip-hop. Jean released his fourth solo album, "The Preacher's Son," in 2003. Some of his popular songs include "We Trying to Stay Alive" and the Grammy-nominated "Gone Till November."

\http://www.wyclef.com

Ryan Cabrera

Spiky-haired heartthrob Ryan Cabrera will perform Sunday, May 1. Cabrera released his debut album, "Take It All Away" in 2004. His hit singles "On the Way Down" and "True" are on continuous rotation on pop radio stations nationwide and MTV's TRL.

http://www.ryancabrera.com

Ken Navarro

Jazz guitarist Ken Navarro entertains on Sunday, May 1. Navarro has performed with jazz stars such as Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Chris Botti and others. He released his latest album, "Love Coloured Soul," in December 2004.

http://www.kennavarro.com

Lalah Hathaway

Jazz and R&B fusion singer Lalah Hathaway will take over the Florida Crystals Stage Sunday, May 1. Hathaway released her critically acclaimed debut album, "Lalah Hathaway" in 1990. Her most recent album, "Outrun the Sky," was released in 2004. She has toured and performed with legends such as Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Dizzy Gillespie.

http://www.lalahhathaway.com

The Sunday Rock Revival A Day of Modern Rock at SunFest

Sunday, May 1, on the Washington Mutual Stage

3 Doors Down

3 Doors Down will play on the Washington Mutual Stage as part of the Sunday Rock Revival on May 1. The band broke into the music scene in 2000 and recently released their third album, "Seventeen Days." Three of their six number-one singles include "Kryptonite," "When I'm Gone" and "Here Without You."

http://www.3doorsdown.com

Alter Bridge

Another band on the Sunday Rock Revival lineup is Alter Bridge, which includes three members of the former band Creed. Their debut album, "One Day Remains," incorporates elements of modern rock, soul and aggressive metal. It features the hit single "Open Your Eyes."

http://www.alterbridge.com

Breaking Benjamin

Also on the Sunday Rock Revival lineup is Breaking Benjamin. Their debut album, "Saturate," reveals influences by rock heavy-hitters such as Nirvana, Tool and Korn. They achieved success with their single "So Cold," and "Blow Me Away" is featured on the Halo 2 videogame soundtrack.

http://hollywoodrecords.go.com/breakingbenjamin

Silvertide

Silvertide, part of the Sunday Rock Revival, has a bluesy, rift-driven sound that is influenced by Aerosmith, The Who and Led Zeppelin, among others. The band released their debut album, "Show and Tell," in 2004.

http://www.silvertidemusic.com

Submersed

Submersed, performing during the Sunday Rock Revival, is a label-mate of Alter Bridge. The band released their debut album, "In Due Time" in 2004. Their first single, "Hollow," was remixed and is featured on the soundtrack of the Jennifer Garner movie "Elektra."

http://www.submersed.com

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