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2016 Kewanna Fall Festival

Posted by Webmaster on September 25, 2016 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)
So nice to kick things off for Kewanna's festival Friday. Most things were set up and ready to go by the time we began to play. It is always a pleasure to perform at this festival as there is simply so much to see and do. Kudos to Tom and his gang for organizing and pulling off another great festival this year! As always, take a look at the photo gallery for this festival

Pioneer Festival - Royal Center, IN ~ June 11, 2016

Posted by Webmaster on June 16, 2016 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

It was SO nice not to have rain this year.  Last year we walked in water almost to our ankles!  As you may know, the weather was "warm" and the Band Booster's Lemon Shake-ups looked mighty fine. People came and went as the little league tournament was also going on next to us.  It was very satisfying to have people come up to us after the game and tell us they were listening and really liked us.  We passed out some business cards and that is always promising. We are not sure who the little guy with the blue face was, but he sure liked to dance.

Thanks for having us back this year and we look forward to next year as the festival grows each year.  Btw - Nelson's Port-a-pit chicken was fantastic! 


Blue Chip Casino ~ Apr 10, 2016

Posted by Webmaster on April 19, 2016 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Another great time at the Blue Chip Casino, I hope you came out ahead of the game.

This is an enjoyable place to perform, as everyone is here to play! This was our first time on a Sunday afternoon and we will be back for another on May 29th, see you then.


Valentine's Day Dance - Moose Lodge 807 - Knox, IN

Posted by Webmaster on February 17, 2016 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks Jerry and all the Knox Moose Lodge 807 for having us back again this year!!  It was a huge success from our point of view.  The dinners sold out and we had a great dancing group of people.  I don't think our pictures give this event enough justice, but look anyway!  Hope to see you at our next show.

New Year's Eve Ball ~ Monterey, IN

Posted by Webmaster on January 25, 2016 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to the flood stage and the concern of the American Legion taking on water, the fun was moved to the Lion's Club.  It was a great place to have a party as the stage allowed the band to be up and away from the dance floor.  There was plenty of dance floor and often was filled with dancers.  .  Thanks to Vicki Zehner and Priscilla,  Doug and Kelli Denton and many others who were actively involved to make this a wonderful evening.

Take a look at the photo gallery and plan for your tickets next year! This is becoming an annual fund raiser for the Monterey Days Festival, held every Labor Day weekend

F.O.P. 195 Fall Dance for Marshall Starke Development ~ Oct 23, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on November 2, 2015 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

What a ghoulish night at the Plymouth Moose, where we had the privilege to be the entertainment for a fall dance. This dance was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police from Plymouth, Indiana for the Marshall Starke Development. A special thanks to F.O.P Lodge #195 and Hurshel Hunter. We had a great time and enjoyed all the costumes, decorations, food and appreciate the work done by the Plymouth F.O.P. We hope to see you in the Spring!

Kewanna Fall Festival ~ Sept 25, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on September 27, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Another busy fun filled festival, free rides, contests, parade, sports, circus and more. Thanks for having NightShift back again this year. 

Francesville Fall Festival ~ Sept 19, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on September 27, 2015 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks Jodie Schlatter – we love performing at the Francesville Fall Festival. . President Lincoln even came to hear us. So cool! Nice stage and great people. It has been our pleasure to be a part of this festival, we hope to see you next year

Indian Trail Wines ~ Sept 12, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on September 14, 2015 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you to the McDonald family for including us this year in the summer series of “Music at the Gazebo”. We have been honored to kick the season off and to finish the season. We love these people; they are so kind and personable. Anyway, it was a cool night, but not unlike a football night. Other than the wind, it really wasn’t so bad. We were prepared for the weather and we believe everyone enjoyed the evening and stayed warm.

It is grape picking season and the grapes now are the ones for their signature wine “Homestead Red”. They had a new batch of plum wine, this weekend. If you get the opportunity, I know they would love for you to stop by.


18th Annual Monterey Days Festival ~ Sept 6, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on September 8, 2015 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Each year this festival gets a little bigger and better! Of course this is our hometown and we are a bit biased. However it is always a pleasure to play for friends and family.

NJSP 1970 Class Reunion ~ Aug 29, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on September 2, 2015 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The 1970 NJSP Class Reunion was a success! There we so many great people with wonderful memories of school and classmates.

NightShift is honored that we were able to play for your event. Thanks Marshall Fields!


First United Methodist Church - Hanna, IN ~ Aug 29, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on September 2, 2015 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

NightShift would like to thank the United Methodist Church in Hanna for inviting us to your block party! See you next year at the Hanna Festival.

Jasper County Fall Festival ~ Aug 22, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on August 29, 2015 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

I love Rensselaer’s fair grounds and the people/vendors are so pleasant. Not like some of those festivals, where people are rude and pushing through the vendors. This has that down home feel with good eats and fun things to do. The craft booths were full of goodies, even some that would make your request there on the spot – what temptations were waiting for you there!! Oh, I even saw motorized coolers! How cool is that. We were well received and even had a young man in a red shirt that was becoming our biggest fan. So fun to see people enjoy the music and sing along. Not too many dancers, but the ones that were… really didn’t walk so well. However, their diapers padded them when they sat down.

A GREAT BIG THANK YOU goes out to Vickie Bozell for asking us to entertain you. We had a blast and we hope you did also.


Blue Chip Casino ~ August 20, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on August 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

This year is the 40th anniversary of the Blue Chip Casino. Can you believe it? Where has time gone to? Oh, that’s right I would have been 9 again .


The month of August was a focus on 70’s music, so we worked to add a few more in our set list for the crowd to enjoy.


If you haven’t been to the Rocks Lounge lately, it has been changed to allow more dancing. Tables and chairs surround the dance floor. This has changed the atmosphere a bit and we have many more dancers.


We enjoyed our time at the Blue Chip and look forward to our return on October 8th. See you then!


Yellowstone Trail Festival ~ August 15, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on August 20, 2015 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


It was so fun to be back at the Yellowstone Trail Festival. We found many demonstrations, vendors, eats as well as rides and entertainment. If you know nothing about the festival, take a peek at this:

Thank you Juanita Ketcham for all your hard work and inviting us back this year.


We look forward to next year with the Annual Hamlet Rendezvous in conjunction with the Yellowstone Trail Festival.


HannaFest ~ Aug 8, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on August 9, 2015 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Lots of events and activities make this Festival from a town of 500 or so, a BIG event! The HannaFest is an annual town festival that brings the surrounding communities to join them in the celebration of the history, heritage, and culture of the Hanna, Indiana. Thank you Hanna Lions Club and Jim Jessup for having us back again this year!

View the pictures in the photo gallery of events, people and of course NightShift.


Music on the Square ~ Aug 7, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on August 9, 2015 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We had the privilege to play downtown Akron, Indiana in the square “park”. Very impressive park / event area set in a charming little town with lots of neighborly people. We received a very warm welcome and enjoyed a nice group of listeners and a few dancers. This is a great thing that the Arts League is doing and I hope they are able to continue this. Please support them in any way possible as these types of events are fading away and it’s always great to go to free concerts. We thank you Karen and the Arts League, for inviting NightShift to share the evening with you, in the square.

Fulton Fun Days ~ July 31, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on August 6, 2015 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

What a lovely night at the Fulton Fun Days festival.  We saw a really nice puppet show, a eucher tournament, corn hole tournament and a few other activities while we were there.  Of course we hope you were one of those who pulled up a chair and stayed a while.  We sure enjoyed playing and singing for you.  Thanks again, for having us back this year!  Hope to see you next year.

Blue Chip Casino ~ July 23, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on July 24, 2015 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

What an electrifying night! Everyone was very receptive of us, our performance and selection of songs. We had people actually out in the casino asking for where we were playing next. So the sound traveled well outside the Rocks Café onto the casino floor. It was satisfying to see that everyone enjoyed the music and even wanted us to continue… but you know we need some beauty sleep...

It was so nice to be back at the Blue Chip. Look for us again in August 2015.


Culver Lake Fest ~ July 18, 2015

Posted by Webmaster on July 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

We feel terrible for the festival, the workers and those who were either there or going to be. Due to the mass amount of fain and lightening, everyone was told to leave. Lake Fest has always been a fun place to play and we are very disappointed that the weather (once again this year) interfered. We thank the festival committee for selecting us to play and hope that next year the weather will cooperate. 


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