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SUNFEST 2006 Palm Beach Florida
This year's SUNFEST proves once again why it's the world's best annual waterfront music festival. Palm Beach, Florida proudly presents SUNFEST each year and hundreds of thousands of South Florida residents and visitors come out to enjoy top-notch entertainment, family fun activites, a juried art show and special events. Three amazing stages with state-of-the-art lights and sound, provide constant entertainment hosted by appearances by local and media celebrities. The heart of Downtown West Palm Beach, "Clematis Street" is right around the corner, so take a stroll anytime ofthe year to have a great time dining, shopping and enjoying the Florida Lifestyle. This years ICTV1 SUNFEST Coverage sponsors include BONDS Restaurant and Nightclub, DineOut2Nite.com and PRISM the latest in West Palm Beach Luxury Real Estate. Click artist image for pix & videos. Enjoy!

Kool and the Gang

Performed Wednesday, May 3, on the Washington Mutual Stage, Kool and the Gang, the group with a sound that has influenced the music of three generations. Songs like "Celebration," "Jungle Boogie" and "Ladies Night" will be sure to "funk" up the night.

http://www.koolandthekang.com/

FeFe Dobson

Fefe Dobson performed on Thursday evening, May 4. Her recent single is "Don't Let It Go to Your Head" from her upcoming "Sunday Love" album. Her first album featured the popular hit single "Take Me Away."

http://www6.islandrecords.com/fefedobson/home.php

Family Stone Experience

Family Stone Experience performed Thursday evening, May 4.The funk group recently appeared at the Grammy Awards. Members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sly and the Family Stone's hits include "I Want To Take You Higher" and "Everyday People."

http://www.familystoneexperience.com

Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton performed on the Washington Mutual Stage Friday night, May 5. Over the course of his career, Bolton won two Grammy's for best male vocalist, and six American Music Awards. Bolton is best known for "How Can We Be Lovers" and "Said I Loved You... But I Lied."

http://www.michaelbolton.com

Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby took over The Real Yellow Pages® Stage on Friday night, May 5. Singer-pianist Honsby broke onto the scene when his debut album "The Way It Is." Eric Clapton (guitar) and Sting (vocals) perform with Hornsby and his band on his latest hit "Gonna Be Some Changes Made." Hornsby was a part-time member of the Grateful Dead from September 1990 to March 1992.

http://www.brucehornsby.com

Duncan Sheik

Pop music, critically-acclaimed balladeer Duncan Sheik performed Friday evening , May 5. Sheik recently released a new album "White Limousine." Nominated for a Grammy in 1997, his outrageously popular "Barely Breathing" was the fourth longest-running single in Billboard history.

http://www.duncansheik.com

Omarion

Omarion performed on Saturday afternoon, May 6. After making his mark as the lead singer of R&B's multi-platinum quartet B2k, Omarion launched a solo debut, "O", which includes title track "O" and "Never Gonna Let You Go (She's a Keepa.)" A multidimensional performer, Omarion is also known for his acting roles on The Bernie Mac Show and the blockbuster film You Got Served.

http://www.omariononline.com

Fiona Apple

Pop singer/songwriter Fiona Apple performed Saturday night, May 6. Apple recently released "Extraordinary Machine." This album is a follow-up to 1999's platinum-selling "When the Pawn..." known for "Better Version of Me," "Not About Love," along with her well-known hits "Criminal" and "Shadowboxer," from her album "Tidal."

http://www.fiona-apple.com

DJ Maj

DJ Maj performed on Saturday afternoon, May 6. DJ Maj is known for dance-worthy hip-hop jams with a Christian theme including the title track from his current album, "BoogiRoot (The Anthem)."

http://www.djmaj.com

Plumb

Plumb performed Saturday afternoon, May 6. "Chaotic Resolve" is her fourth album released. She launched her solo debut with "Beautiful Lumps of Coal" which included hits "Sink n' Swim" and "Boys Don't Cry." Her music has been included in films such as Bruce Almighty, Just Married, Drive Me Crazy and The Perfect Man.

http://www.plumbinfo.com

Toots and the Maytals

Toots and the Maytals performed on The Real Yellow Pages® Stage on Saturday night, May 6. The Reggae group's first single in 1968 "Do that Reggay" is credited with giving the genre its name. They received three Grammy nominations for the albums "Skafather," "Toots in Memphis" and "Toots Live."

http://www.tootsandthemaytals.net

Bajan Soca Invasion Tour: Starring Rupee and Alison Hinds

The Bajan Soca Invasion tour, staring Rupee and Alison Hinds exploded on the festival's South Stage, Saturday afternoon May 6. Rupee is one of the foremost artists in the musical movement known as soca (soul + calypso) - the party music of the Caribbean. With his debut Atlantic album, "1 ON 1," Rupee captured the global mainstream audience with "Tempted to Touch." Alison Hinds is known to be the Soca Queen through the Caribbean. She and her group, Square One, are best known for their single "Faluma."

http://www.queenofsoca.com

Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson performed Saturday night, May 6. Hits off her most recent album include title track "I Am Me,","L.O.V.E," and "Boyfriend." Her previous albums include "Pieces of Me" and "Autobiography."

http://www.ashleesimpsonmusic.com

Train

The San Francisco sensation Train performed on Sunday afternoon, May 7. They are well known for their chart-topping hits "Free," "Meet Virginia," "Drops Of Jupiter" and "Calling All Angels."

http://www.trainline.com

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Classic Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd performed on Sunday night, May 7. Known as one of the hardest-working bands in history, some of their most enduring songs include "Sweet Home Alabama," "Saturday Night Special," and "Free Bird."

http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com

Mavis Staple

Mavis Staples performed on The Real Yellow Pages® Stage on Sunday afternoon, May 7. Staples soulful voice earned her a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and she hit the Top 40 eight times while performing with her sisters in the group The Staple Singers. The sisters had two No. 1 singles, "I'll Take You There" and "Let's Do It Again. Her latest album is "Spirituals & Gospels."

\http://www.rosebuds.com/staples

The Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey and Lenny White Trio

The Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey and Lenny White Trio jazzed up Sunday afternoon, May 7 on The Real Yellow Pages® Stage. Jazz-rock pioneer, Larry Coryell is one of the world's most acclaimed guitar players. Electric bass guitarist Victor Bailey has distinguished himself as one of the greats of the bass guitar, playing for Steps Ahead and Madonna. Lenny White is well known for being part of Chick Corea's Return To Forever in the 1970's.and "Bitches Brew" with Miles Davis in 1969. The trio's latest release is "Electric."

http://www.larrycoryell.com

Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell performed on the Real Yellow Pages® Stage on Sunday afternoon, May 7. Frisell is also known as a film composer, his music can be heard in Gary Larson's "Psycho" and "Finding Forrester." His most acclaimed album is "Unspeakable" which he won the 2005 Grammy for Best Contempory Jazz Recording.

http://www.billfrisell.com

JD Natasha

On the festival's South Stage, teenage Latin rocker, JD Natasha performed on Sunday, May 7. Born and raised in Miami, her first album "Imperfecta" was released in 2004. She was nominated for the Latin Grammy Awards for Revelation of the Year and for Best Rock Solo Artist. Her hits include "Lagrimas" and "Tanto."

http://www.natashaville.com/portal/hgxpp001.aspx?15,1,6,O,E,0,15

Teddy Geigar

Teddy Geiger performed on Sunday afternoon, May 7. The up-and-coming singer/songwriter is a self-taught musician who wrote and arranged complete compositions on guitar and piano by age eight. Geiger was a Finalist on VH1's "In Search of the New Partridge Family" and released his debut album "Underage Thinking" Which includes the single "For You I Will (Confidence)."

http://www.teddygeigermusic.com

Jason Mraz

Pop Star and singer/songwriter Jason Mraz performed on Sunday afternoon, May 7. His album "Mr. A-Z" features popular singles "Wordplay" and "Geek in Pink." His first album "Waiting for My Rocket to Come," has gone platinum. That album included chart-topping singles "Remedy" and "Curbside Prophet."

http://www.jasonmraze.com

Big Bang Radio

This amazing new rock 'n' roll band from South Florida is opening for Ashlee Simpson and in our opinion, is one of the hottest new bands to look out for. Big Bang Radio features great musicianship coupled with all the great moves of today's cutting edge bands. They've prepared a special show to entertain you at this year's SUNFEST just before the ASHLEE SIMPSON show.

http://ictv1.com/music/bigbangradio

Cirikli

The Cirikli Performance Troupe was a new addition to this years SUNFEST and we hope to see more of them. The amazing costumes and choreographed almost stroy book theatre presentations were cativating for both adults and children alike. Truly one of the most spectacular visual entertainment offerings at this year's SUNFEST. Click imgae on the left for a view of CIRILKLI at this year's SUNFEST. j

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