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Performers and Presenters

We're proud to present a stellar lineup of talent from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Performers and presenters are displayed in alphabetical order.



Martin Cate

Martin Cate is a rum and exotic cocktail expert and the owner and creator of Smuggler’s Cove in San Francisco. Smuggler’s Cove features the largest rum selection in the United States and features cocktails from over three centuries of rum history. The Sunday Times of London called Smuggler’s Cove one of the 50 Greatest Bars on Earth.

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Don & the Quixotes

Get wet and wild with Don & The Quixotes, Portland’s premiere instrumental 17th-Century-Spanish-literature-themed surf guitar party band! Featuring twangy cover songs from the 1950s-present and/or reverbed-out originals! Entertaining ages 2-92 in gold-sequined style since 2007. 

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Insect Surfers

2019 marks the incredible 40th anniversary of legendary Washington, D.C., new wave "techno surf" pioneers, Insect Surfers! Living up to their claim of being, "Planet Earth's longest running modern surf band," Insect Surfers continue to delight audiences around the world with their distinctive brand of eclectic guitar instrumentals, which draw inspiration from Surf, Spaghetti Western, Psychedelic Rock, late 50s raw instro, Eastern Mysticism, and Punk energy.

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King Ghidora

King Ghidora is a masked instrumental surf trio that performs a high energy form of surf music that combines elements of rock, punk, and 90s alternative rock to create an original surf sound that the band affectionately refers to as Sonic Surf Rock.

The group originally hails from Planet X, but now reside in McMinville, OR, the location of the only known indisputable photograph of a UFO was taken in the 1950s.

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The Starella Sisters

A vintage troupe of glamour girls that reference a glamorous bygone era when the silver screen overflowed with dancing darlings.

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Tony Starlight

Tony Starlight is an entertainer and entrepreneur. He is a musician, comedian, producer and venue owner. He specializes in song parodies, impressions of pop icons and tributes to pop culture phenomena. He is the owner and operator of The Tony Starlight Showroom where he writes and performs music and comedy. Tony impersonates everyone from Dean Martin to Axl Rose, Frank Sinatra to Tom Jones, Bob Seger and Elton John to Cat Stevens, but his specialty is Neil Diamond.

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