Canyon Lake Fine Arts Guild
Desperado is the best and most well known Eagles tribute band in the US. Their five lead singers rival the musical talents of the actual Eagles. For the past 15 years and counting, Desperado has displayed pin-point accuracy and care in delivering a completely live show demonstrating their mastery of the timeless musical and lyrical arrangements of the Eagles.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, January 18, 2020
For more than three decades Jay White has been the pre-eminent Neil Diamond impersonator. He was part of the Legends in Concert program at the Imperial Palace in Vegas for almost a decade, where he was hailed as the ultimate Neil Diamond tribute performer. Jay wears Neil's actual costumes and has been Neil's mom's favorite tribute performer. This was Jay's third performance at the CL Lodge.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, November 19, 2019
Listen to the Music is a full blown tribute to the legendary Doobie Brothers band showcasing hits from their early performances to the present day. Theses musicians recreate the era with exact instruments, costumes and the look, playing tunes such as China Grove, Black Water, Long Train Running, Takin' it to the Streets and of course, Listen To The Music.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, September 7, 2019
Jumping Jack Flash returned to the lake with another energetic tribute to the Stones, delivering what the CL audience came to see and hear; the power of the World's Greatest Rock & Roll band as well as the theatrics of its front man, Mick Jagger, in his prime. They kept everyone singing and dancing all evening. Jumping Jack Flash performed with the instrumentation, wardrobe and actions of the Rolling Stones.
Video from the CL Holiday Harbor Amphitheater, August 10, 2019
Stars on the Water is a high-energy, easy listening, vocal quartet combining rock & roll, reggae and a touch of island sounds that equals tropical rock-n-roll. Playing at parrot head flockings with "island escapism," Stars on the Water plays parrot head tunes, such as Cheeseburger in Paradise, Come Monday and of course Margaritaville.
Video from the CL Holiday Harbor Amphitheater, June 29, 2019
Matt Mauser and the Pete Jacobs Big Band delivered a swinging tribute to the Chairman of the Board captivating multi-generational Sinatra fans in the CL audience. Matt's unique style and his Sinatra Tribute Band captured Frank at the height of his career when singing with The Count Basie Orchestra at The Sands Hotel in Las Vegas. Matt also treated us to some Bobby Darin, Tom Jones and Led Zeppelin.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, May 17, 2019
Inspired by Garth Brooks of the 90's, Shawn Gerhard cultivated his silky-smooth vocals at an early age and eventually shared the stage with Martina McBride, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, and many more. Shawn has a huge passion for music and it shows in songs such as Friends in Low Places, Rodeo, The Dance, Two of a Kind and so many more.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, March 3, 2019
Gregory Wolfe presented his Rod Stewart Tribute performance to a raucous CL audience. Singing at an early age, he realized that he looked and sounded just like Rod Stewart. Instead of makeup and prosthetics, he just hops out of the shower, shakes his hair and he's ready. He has taken his show globally with hits such as Maggie May, Hot Legs and Do Ya Think I'm Sexy and Forever Young.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, November 3, 2018
Kenny Cetera, former touring member and vocalist on Chicago's best selling album, Chicago 17, leads his 8-piece band of seasoned musicians through the band's most creative, original and popular Chicago music, '68 - '85. Kenny Cetera, younger brother of Peter presents Kenny Cetera's Chicago Experience with a show for young and old alike.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, August 25, 2018
The ultimate experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime on the stage of the Canyon Lake Lodge. Bee Gees Gold recreated the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60s to the early 80s with unique falsettos that made the trio legends. This talented group of performers spirited fan favorites such as “Staying Alive,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “I Started a Joke” and so many more solid gold tunes.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, May 19, 2018
Pat Farrell, New York born and raised, and his electrifying band celebrated the music of Billy Joel by capturing the sound and spirit of the Piano Man himself with "Just the Way You Are," "Uptown Girl," "Piano Man" and a multitude of other Billy Joel smash hits. Pat then remained for pictures for as long as audience requested.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, March 3, 2018
Surfs up at the Lake with vintage Beach Boys music at the Lodge. “Catch a Wave” celebrated the surf, sun and hot cars of 1960s SoCal with that distinctive upbeat four part harmony. These talented musicians thrilled the audience with “Surfin’ USA,” “Little Deuce Couple” and “Good Vibrations,” as well as songs from the Beach Boys best selling Christmas Album, such as “Little Saint Nick.”
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, December 2, 2017
"Smooth Sounds" recreated the look, feel and sound of Santana, whose original breakout performance was at Woodstock. From the tone of the guitar, keyboard and percussions, you heard the iconic smooth sounds of Carlos Santana in "Evil Ways", "Oye Como Va," "Black Magic Woman" "Smooth" and many more.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, October 14, 2017
"Little Lies Band" lit up the August skies for about a thousand enthusiastic music lovers on the shores of the lake. This Free event was sponsored by The Guild in appreciation for their tremendous support! Smash hits included "Rhiannon", "Don't Stop" and "Landslide." The evening also included "Thunder," mascot for the Lake Elsinore Storm Baseball Team and classic rock oldies from "Moon Shot" band.
Video from the CL Holiday Harbor Amphitheater, August 5, 2017
CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
"Fortunate Son" brought the spirit of Bayou Country to the lake with the perfect mix of rock, country and blues. The crowd was "Chooglin" with "Suzy Q" on the "Proud Mary" with the unique sounds and seemingly endless array of blockbusters created by the legendary John Fogarty.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, May 20, 2017
Kenny Metcalf stepped back in time with rhinestones and sequins to recreate the sights and sounds of the young "Rocket Man!" We agree with The Beacon Media as they described, “This guy IS Elton John. He has his energy, flamboyance and remarkable talent. This show is unlike any other tribute show you've seen.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, March 18, 2017
The legendary Plaids came to spread yuletide joy with the greatest holiday hits of the ages! Filled with a riotous performance of "Plaid-erized" Christmas standards, there has been nobody like the Plaids to put a little four part harmony and slapstick humor into a discordant world. Sprinkled among the Christmas offerings were heaven-sent favorites from yesteryear that treated and lifted our spirits.
Video from PLAID promotions. Live video was not allowed
(Concert in CL Lodge December 16, 2016)
Roger Hegyi, one of the most entertaining tribute artists celebrated the memorable songs of country cross-over artist Willie Nelson. Roger looks, sounds and carries himself so much like the American icon, they could have been twins separated at birth. The audience was on their feet and singing along with the country legend to his classic hits, including "On the Road Again."
Video from our Canyon Lake Concert, November 12, 2016
BEATLES VS STONES
The battle of the bands was set to decide which is the greatest rock & roll band of all time. with “Abbey Road” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” attempting to outdo each other with alternating flamboyant costume changes, they wowed the raucous audience with a full play of fan favorites. The Stones, featuring Jumping Jack Flash, played with more energy and swagger.
Video from our Canyon Lake Concert, June 10, 2016
BEATLES VS STONES
The Beatles, featuring Abbey Road, presented themselves as the more polished and professional band that set the standard for all others that followed. So, which was the best of all time? That question remains unresolved for now and evermore, but who really cares? They offered two of the highest quality tribute bands and a lot of fun for our Canyon Lake audience.
Video from our Canyon Lake Concert, June 10, 2016
The Long Run is one of the premier Eagles Tribute bands in the nation, featuring four part harmony and a range of instrumentation, they presented rock classics such as Hotel California, Tequila Sunrise and Desperado. In addition to our faithful benefactors, the event attracted a new and younger demographic to The Guild.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, March 19, 2016
This gifted pianist called "The Piano Lady” wowed her audience once again, this time with a new performance, “The American Piano Show,” featuring music from American composers such as Berlin, Foster, Gershwin, Joplin, Miller, Sousa, Billy Joel and many more. Linda Gentile is one of the most talented pianists not only in the the U.S. but in the entire world. She kept her Canyon Lake audience spellbound the entire performance.
Video from the Canyon Lake Lodge, November 13, 2015
Jim Curry has traveled the world displaying and keeping the music of John Denver alive. From the sound of the Rocky Mountain performer's voice to his looks, the audience was mesmerized as he delivered a true reminder of the great John Denver with songs such as Sunshine on My Shoulders, Thank God I'm a Country Boy and the iconic Rocky Mountain High.
Video from Canyon Lake Lodge, Spring 2014
THE GARY BONNER SINGERS
The Gary Bonner Singers had been a tradition in Canyon Lake for over a decade. Presenting Christmas, Broadway tunes and other choral masterpieces to showcase their talents and entertain the audience. This very large and talented vocal group engages the audience into each performance
Video from Canyon Lake Lodge, Spring 2013