AMBIANCE ON THE PATHS
BEAR FEET - Folky Vaudevillian Harmony - Wailin' good time. See the toy piano played with uncanny talent...along with guitar, washboard, ukulele, banjo, cello drums and fiddle. Whew!
BUBBLE FAIRY - Look for this blue confection...she'll invite you to blow bubbles with her! The little ones are sure to love this fabulous flitting fantasy
CELLO JOE - Joey Chang brings us his classical, hip-hop cello groove with beatboxing. Remember...there's always room for cello!
CHICKEN LITTLE - Mosquitoes? Sheep? Poodles? Fried eggs? What next?! Always irreverent, this Fair Famiy stilt troupe will surely make you laugh. Don't forget to bring the camera...they never repeat a theme, so you'll want to get those creative memories before they're gone again.
CHIP COHEN - In the bigger music scene, you've seen Chip with the Klezmonauts and Conjugal Visitors. We've nabbed him to entertain you on the path with his virtuoso fiddling.
COYOTE RISING - Those giant puppets we love! Like old friends, larger than life...look for these enchanting characters on the paths and dancing at Main Stage!
DIOSAS DE FUEGO - It's 2012 and the Mayan presence is with us. This stilting duo is dressed to the nines to represent that ancient spiritual culture. A recent trip through Mexico and Guatemala, with visits to ancient Mayan ruins, inspired these fabulous costumes. Shift your consciousness.
DIVA GALACTICA - Ten-foot mutant clowns...with a political agenda. Oh, my!
JOHNNY HAHN - Flying-fingers rockin' piano.
KUMBENGA KORA - Sarah Welch brings the sound of the magic kora to the path. A West African instrument, it's unusual to see and hear. Hauntingly beautiful music!
LAST GASP SWEEP BAND - Music and merriment all the way home at the end of the day!
LES-ART - Lester Maurer, local artist, will be at the opening ceremony and on the path...creating as we watch. Impressionistic style, Lester captures the color and ambiance of OCF perfectly!
MECCA - Spiritual world integration...with tabla, sitar, and other amazing instruments. You'll want to belly dance!
PEACHI THE DRAGON - The fantastical, magical and interactive parade. It's the Year of the Dragon...and we've got the most fun dragon you can find anywhere.
RADAR ANGELS - The original Fair Fairies flutter by...to entertain and delight with magic and music.
RAZZLE DAZZLE THE CLOWN - Silly magic and fun for the whole family. A real treat for all the little ones roaming the path.
RICHARD HARTNELL - Richard is back with an expanding repertoire of sublime, gravity-defying contact juggling...keep your eye on the ball!
RISK OF CHANGE - You just can't miss this colorful group on the path. Our very own outrageous mummer group change costumes over and over again each day to mesmerize and amuse. Overseeing their shenanigans is the yellow-mohawked, multi-colored, twirling giant puppet...Odo. You'll also see them as part of our Opening Ceremony for 2012...honoring Earth.
SAMBA JA - Afro Brazilio-Caucasio Rhythm Madness. Eugene's wild, funky infectious and incredibly danceable street music will have you moving to the beat. Look for them with the Fair Dragon parade...and a surprise parade all on their own during Fair. Irrepressible, ecstatic...you can tell they love what they do!
SAMBA STILT CIRCUS - Carrying on with the samba energy, samba and stilts make an entertaining combination. Look for them at the Fair entrance, welcoming you in...and bidding you goodbye! We dare you not to want to dance!
THISTLE & ROSE - Fiddle and guitar with heart. Singing, swinging sprites with strings.
TOOTHLESS JAKE AND BIGGIE RAT - In disguise, these two Fair favorites have been around for years. They're teaming up to bring you something you'll not soon forget. See if you recognize these talented guys who have asked to be described as "Old and in the Tao."
And here's a copy of our Guidelines for Wandering Performers.