Billy Joel tribute band to headline Homecoming 2010

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn


Big Shot with Michael DelGuidice — The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience, will play Saturday at the 2010 Homecoming at Ford Field Park in Dearborn. The free festival is Friday to Sunday and features music on three stages.

Photo courtesy of Emerson Drive

Photo courtesy of Emerson Drive


Emerson Drive will help close out Homecoming with a concert from 8:30 to 10 p.m. on the Main Stage, preceding the fireworks.

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn


Three stages of entertainment include performances by local favorites
like Laith al-Saadi, who is playing Sunday at 5 p.m. on the Food Court
Stage.

Contemporary country band Emerson Drive also playing on Main Stage

DEARBORN – Uptown girls and piano men alike will be thrilled to see Big Shot with Michael DelGuidice — the Ultimate Billy Joel Experience, headlining this year’s Homecoming festival Friday to Sunday.

From 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, the band will be rocking out everyone’s favorite Billy Joel songs on the Main Stage at Ford Field Park.

Touring venues across the United States, this energetic group continues to amaze longtime fans of Billy Joel as well as new listeners.

Featuring the vocals and piano of DelGuidice, this band treats audiences to uncanny Billy Joel impersonations as well as music by the Beatles, Elton John and many others.

Front man DelGuidice has played with Billy Joel himself, as well as being featured in Joel’s Broadway musical, “Movin Out.” He has also shared the stage with Donna Summer, Roger Daltrey and many others. For more, go to www.bigshottributeband.com/home.htm

There is musical entertainment all three days of Homecoming on three stages: the Main Stage, Stage B and the Food Court Stage.

Starting off the Main Stage festivities on Saturday will be Horizon, backed by the Two and a Half Deep Band. This popular Motown review will be jamming out from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and promises to have everyone at Ford Field up and dancing the night away.

Finishing up the eclectic musical weekend on Sunday will be Emerson Drive. This country music ensemble has earned countless fans and critical acclaim with a fresh style as well as relentless, non-stop touring.

Playing all of their hits, including “Moments,” “I Should be Sleeping,” and “Fall Into Me,” they take the Main Stage at 8:30 p.m. and will play until 10 p.m. Their explosive, on-stage energy will lead in to the night’s fireworks display. For more, go to http://emersondrive.com/index.htm.

On Stage B, audiences can hear local favorites The Bomb Squad from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, and on Sunday, Fifty Amp Fuse will play from 6 to 8 p.m.
For a complete list of entertainment at Homecoming, as well as schedules for children’s activities and strolling entertainers, events at the Living History Hill, car cruise, art fair and contests, go to www.cityofdearborn.org.

As is tradition, all shows at Homecoming are free and all are invited to stay for fireworks on Saturday and Sunday nights.

Oakwood Healthcare System is the presenting sponsor of the 2010 Homecoming.

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