Not to be confused with The Mummies, the Bay Area garage band that was wearing mummy costumes in the early '90s. These guys are an eight-piece funk-rock outfit from Nashville, dressed as 5,000-year-old mummies, playing what they call Terrifying Funk From Beyond the Grave. (Or are they simply a Wrap group?) Since they were unearthed, they've opened for P-Funk, Al Green and Cheap Trick, rocked the Super Bowl Village, become regulars on "The Bob and Tom Show," and played a whole mess o' fests the last two years.
Be prepared to hit the dance floor when the hot swing ensemble Big Bad Voodoo Daddy comes to town. This band was featured in the hit movie 'Swingers.' Although their songs sound like they were lifted right out of the Zoot-suited '40s, the band writes all its own material, taking swing into a raw and modern direction.
Making audiences howl is what this Texas native has been doing since his 'Here's Your Sign' album took the country-music industry by surprise. Engvall is a disc jockey-turned-comedian who has since earned acclaim for his platinum-selling comedy albums, joining fellow funnymen Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy on the Blue Collar Comedy tours and numerous TV specials. Engvall has also branched out into acting, starring in his own sitcom and appearing on episodes of 'Leverage' and 'Hawthorne.'
Irrera is a veteran of the comedy business. He appeared on Leno, Letterman and Ferguson back in the day and has had guest parts in "The King of Queens" and "Seinfeld." He is on Comedy Central's 2013 list of the 100 top stand-up comics of all time.
Discover more than 150 of New Jersey's finest wines to sample and purchase by the bottle or case. The festival features artisan crafters, hand-painted glass and live entertainment. Tickets are $25 and include a tasting glass, a cheese and fruit plate and optional wine seminars.
Three Dog Night, formed in 1967 as Redwood, was one of the biggest bands in the world from the late 1960s to the mid-'70s. They racked up 12 gold albums and 21 consecutive Billboard hit singles, seven of which went gold. Three went to the top: "Mama Told Me Not to Come," "Joy to the World" (Billboard's No. 1 hit of 1971) and "Black and White." Other hits included "One," "Easy to Be Hard," "Out in the Country," "Liar," "Shambala," "An Old Fashioned Love Song," "Never Been to Spain" and "The Show Must Go On." Danny Hutton, one of the band's three original lead singers, and guitarist Michael Allsup, who joined very early on, carry the band's legacy as it closes in on five decades of performing.
Hairball is an '80s arena rock tribute and impersonation band from Minneapolis. Hairball's dual frontmen, vocalists Rockstar Bob and Kris Voxx, cop the personae of the era's legendary frontmen while rapidly changing elaborate costumes, then complete their transformations with dead-on visual and vocal performances. They alternate their stage time, bringing new characters to the stage every 5 to 10 minutes. In one concert you might see Guns 'n Roses, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Ozzy, AC/DC and Poison.