AT&T/Southern Ford Dealers Stage
Trigger Root 2:30 p.m. – Trigger Root is a band stationed out of lower Alabama in Baldwin County and the group has two albums its belt. Trigger Root is a jam band of multiple genres ranging from ranging from folky country to bluesy rock to soulful groove and the list continues.
Shawna P & The EarthFunk Tribe 3:35 p.m. – Shawna P has a big voice and the personality to match. She calls her original blend of music EarthFunk Muzik and refers to her supporters as the EarthFunk Tribe. In 2013 she was auditioned for NBC’s hit show “The Voice,” and made it. She landed a spot on season four of “The Voice,” which changed her life forever. She is currently working on her autobiography, writing songs for her new yet-to-be-titled album project and offering vocal coaching to a lucky few aspiring vocalists.
Irene Kelley 4:45 p.m. – Irene Kelley, of Latrobe, Pa., creates a signature mix of Bluegrass, Country & Americana that appeals to music lovers across all genres. Kelley has independently released a couple of records and has toured all over the world. A new full length Bluegrass album, “Pennsylvania Coal” produced by multi-Grammy award winner Mark Fain, is due out in 2013. The album is comprised of 12 original songs never before released.
Wet Willie feat. Jimmy Hall 6 p.m. – Formed right here in the home of BayFest, Wet Willie started it big with the hit “Keep On Smilin’,” which reached number 10 on the Billboard singles chart. The band followed up with a number of additional hits, including “Country Side of Life,” “Everything That ‘Cha Do,” and “Leona.”
Aaron Lewis 7:30 p.m. – Aaron Lewis is a Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum singer, songwriter and guitarist. His music echoes traditional country with tales that are hilarious and heartwarming or pensive and personal. He had much success with his gold-selling single “Country Boy” featuring the legendary George Jones and Charlie Daniels.
Drive By Truckers 9 p.m. –The country/rock group Drive By Truckers is originally from Muscle Shoals, Ala. Now based in Athens, Ga. and known for pin-your-ears-back rock and roll, the group showed more of their Muscle Shoals country and soul sound on their last album Go-Go Boots and with their single “Everybody Needs Love,” a cover of the Eddie Hinton classic. Having recorded with Bettye LaVette and Booker T. Jones and grown up surrounded by Muscle Shoals music, it was inevitable that the Truckers explore this sound on a record.
Zac Brown Band 10:30 p.m. – Zac Brown Band has nine hit singles, two platinum-selling records and countless dedicated fans. The band’s latest album “Uncaged,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, is the result of a highly collaborative process. It’s the sound of a group of versatile musicians gelling into a formidable unit and realizing they’re capable of anything their fearless leaders happens to dream up. The eleven track composing “Uncaged,” are brand new material put together after the band’s retreat in the Appalachian foothills near Dahlonega. In this album, the group’s trademark vocal harmonies meet jaw-dropping musicianship in a musical world where genre boundaries are increasingly slipper. Fan favorites include “Highway 20 Ride,” “Jump Right In” and “The Wind.”
Miller Lite/Wind Creek Casino Stage
Multi 2:30 p.m.
Charlie Oxford 4 p.m.
The Joe Taylor Group 5:30 p.m.
Dennis “Finger Roll” Nelson ft. Jay King of Club Nouvea 7 p.m. – Dennis “Finger Roll” Nelson is a Mobile native who has toured with artists such as Otis Day and the Knights, The Temptations and the legendary Ray Charles. Nelson has transitioned from playing music to writing and producing for major national artists. His latest album Rolling with Passion was released in 2010.
T.I. 8:45 p.m. – The King of the South’s crown will never lose its luster, but oh does the crest have an enormous weight. Global Superstar T.I. is set to release his eighth solo studio LP “Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head.”
R. Kelly 10:30 p.m. – R. Kelly is known for hits that include “I Believe I Can Fly,” “I Wish,” and “Fiesta.” The R&B producer/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter embodies the best traditions of American music using classic materials to create contemporary music. Despite selling millions of recordings and writing classic songs for himself and many others, R. Kelly continues to push his art forward with “Write Me Back,” a dynamic 12-song collection that is part of his extraordinary 2012 – The Year of the R. Kelly.
Peek 2:30 p.m. – Formed in 2002, Peek has been a staple in the Mobile music scene for over a decade.
Sarah Percy 3:45 p.m. – Percy, with her mixture of southern rock, oldies, pop and 80s rock, is expanding her fan base in south Alabama and northwest Florida. In 2012 Percy recorded an album with the Band Louisiana Leroux. The CD has sold almost 500 copies in just a short time. (courtesy of the band’s website)
AmacioFavor 5 p.m. – Amacio Favor is an emerging rock vocalist based in Birmingham, Alabama. Influenced by both hard rock and soul, Favor brings a unique approach to the world of modern rock, fusing the energy of Living Colour and Soundgarden with the soulful inflections of Al Green and Paul Rodgers. (courtesy of the band’s Facebook page)
Worx 6:15 p.m. – Worx was formed in Birmingham, Ala. in 1981 by four students from Berry High School. After a few years of playing in the local club scene, Mobile radio station owner “Bernie” Dittman booked Worx to play for the Mark & Brian Show at the huge water-filled rock quarry known as Blue Water. Dittman had put Worx on the radar and the band began enjoying the “fruits” of success. Worx has relocated to Mobile, Ala. and has had local radios play their debut album One. Their most recent project Retrosonic has been a huge hit with fans.
Filter 7:45 p.m. – Filter is a band known for breaking tradition and doing things their own way. Fans say Filter is helping to bring the 90s back in style, and the return is all because of the post-grunge rockers that make up Filter. Filter’s Richard Patrick has been bringing his roar and raspy style to stages for more than 20 years, first as a guitarist for Nine Inch Nails before becoming the leading man for Filter. The band was on hiatus for almost five year, and since its triumphant return, the albums they’ve released have been contrived of toe-tapping, mesmerizing hits that are even better live.
Halestorm 9:15 p.m. – After scoring two top 10 singles with hits “I Get Off” and “It’s Not you,” and touring steadily for two years with acts as diverse as Shinedown, Stone Sour, Disturbed and Papa Roach, Halestorm is back with their album The Strange Case of…The album resonates with a newfound poignancy that takes the band to a new level of creative achievement.
Godsmack 10:45 p.m. – Godsmack is known for its three number-one albums Faceless, IV and The Oracle on the Billboard 200. The band also has 20 top ten rock radio hits, including 15 songs in the top five, a record number of top ten singles by a rock artist. Godsmack formed in 1995 and is led by founder and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill and drummer Shannon Larkin.
The Vivid Verbs 3 p.m.
Adam Holt 4:30 p.m.
Organic Android 5:45 p.m.
Lookin 4 Juice 7:15 p.m.
Shifting Tracks 8:45 p.m.
Kyle Coulahan Band 10:30
The McCrays 2:30 p.m. Cliff Robertson 3:50 p.m. De’Edra Williams 4:30 p.m. Debra Price 5:10 p.m.
The Message 6 p.m.
MiShondia 6:45 p.m.
Yatron Wetherley 7:30 p.m. Wolfe/Gambino Trio 2 p.m.
John Cochran Trio 6:30 p.m.
Rebecca Barry 8 p.m.
Groovinators 9:30 p.m.
Acoustic Café 2:15 p.m. – This group of pickers has been together for more than 10 years. There are only two rules for admission into this band: all egos must be left in the parking lot and if you start the song, you should be able to finish the song.
Dat B 3:30 p.m. – DAT B has been around for over 20 years, playing rock and roll for people with experienced taste in music while having a great time. They are thrilled to have loyal fans that are always ready to get up and enjoy the fun. Come out and enjoy music, dancing, and good times with Mobile’s own DAT B.
Roger Fritz & Christy Wells 4:45 p.m.
Lizard 6 p.m.
Elmo & The Bluesmen 7:15 p.m. – If you are looking for traditional and swing blues, stop by and see this band and bring your dancing shoes!