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2022 Bands and singers


This is our 2022 New Year's Fest Band & Tribute Acts.

Click the artists' name to learn more about them!


Location: First Presbyterian Church

Time: 7pm, 8:30pm, 10pm

Ada LeAnn is a 17-year-old American singer and songwriter. She was the State of Michigan's representative for NBC's tv show hosted by Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg, The American Song Contest Season 1. She was a Semi Finalist and episode 5's Jury selection in which, Tom Poleman the Chief Program Director for iHeart Radio Stated "Ada LeAnn reminds me of the first time I heard Taylor Swift! That Voice! Those Lyrics!". She has released 2 EP’s, multiple original singles and multiple covers. Along with her song "Natalie" that she performed on the American Song Contest and recently performed at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville Tennessee. “Natalie” was released worldwide by Atlantic Record and recently won her a Josie Music Award for Single of the Year.

Location: First Presbyterian - Social Hall

Time: 6:30pm, 7:15pm, 8:15pm, 9pm 

Dylan is a multi-talented artist. Not only does he have a beautiful voice, but he also is skilled in multiple instruments. He is a great local singer and songwriter, and has performed for numerous shows in the Kalamazoo area. 

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Location: Bronson Park Tent

Time: 9pm

It's time to close out 2022 with DJ Monte. Under the heated tent, it's a place to stop in, enjoy great music, celebrate the ability to do a few dance moves, and then keep visiting all the great venues and artists. The music will warm you up. 

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Location: Bronson Park Stage

Times: 7:15 pm, 8:30 pm

Winner of the W. Michigan Blues Society International Blues Challenge, their band includes some of the best musicians promising a hard-hitting blues and soul packed performance.

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Location: The Xperience

Time: 9-11:30pm

Please note that this is a 21 and older venue due to the sale of alcoholic beverages

Right before the clock strikes midnight, come watch one of the best R&B bands in Southwest Michigan and dance in Bronson Park to the best party music around.

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Location: Bronson Park Stage

Times: 8:30pm, 11pm

Tyler Roy is a country music artist from Battle Creek. A WMU Music graduate, Tyler has mastered country music with a classical undertone. His current hits and music is more than uplifting. 

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Location: Radisson Prairies Room

Times: 7pm, 9pm, 11pm

The Hired Hands perform a variety of original material and cover songs from roads less traveled. The repertoire includes plenty of familiar favorites by the likes of Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and the Allman Brothers. . 

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