SATURDAY OCTOBER 3RD
3 FREE LOCATIONS
FREE LIVE STREAM ACCESS
Known throughout north central Indiana and southwest Michigan, Julia James is a sought-after performer throughout the South Bend-Elkhart region. Her music comes from the depths of her heart. Julia’s music is delivered by sweet intensity riddled with soul. Sharing of her own personal work, Julia will deliver from her passion for communicating through music.
Latin-Soul Fusion band, Lalo Cura has developed a unique sound that stems from its powerful rhythm section, Santana inspired guitar solos, culturally progressive lyrics as well as synchronized guitar and horn lines. Although Lalo Cura sings primarily in Spanish, language has not been a barrier for the band to connect with its diverse audience.
Darryl Buchanan toured the globe for over 20 years as a musician. While growing up in South Bend, IN at age 17 he was discovered by the legendary Motown recording artist Jr. “Shotgun” Walker and started doing world tours in the early 1980s. Throughout his musical career, he toured with many legendary groups including, The Temptations, former legendary James Brown band director Trombonist Fred Wesley of the JB’s, and the Motown Revue.
Darryl has also performed on numerous TV shows including NBC’s Saturday Night Live and has performed at the world-famous Apollo Theatre. Growing up in a family of talented singers and musicians, he first picked up the bass and guitar at age 12. Years later Darryl also advanced his musical skills to the keyboards. Influenced by musician legends like George Benson, James Jamerson and Carlos Santana, Darryl’s explosive bass and guitar solos are always a crowd pleaser!
Michiana’s wildest and most-loved cover band is Shock Roxy! Get ready to get up and get your dance on and sing along with this 5-star rated group. They’ve played the Hard Rock at Four Winds, Five Star Dive Bar, Smokestack Brew and are the party favorite.
PRE-SHOW PERFORMANCES AT EACH LOCATION!
The Elkhart High School Band will do a pre-show performance at the West Campus, the experimental DAJ Pyramid Show will be at the East Campus, and roaming musicians Abraham and Von will perform at Pierre Moran Middle School beginning at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3! Find your parking spot early at Heart Beat 2020 drive-in locations to enjoy these extra performances! Register from where you’ll be watching!
DAJ Pyramid Show will be doing pre-show entertainment at Elkhart High School East Campus near downtown starting at 3:30 p.m.
Abraham & Von will be performing at the South Screen at Pierre Moran Middle School starting at 3:30 p.m.
Elkhart High School Band will perform at the Elkhart High School West Campus starting at 3:30 p.m. and opening the festival with the National Anthem.