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‘Born To Be Wild’ headlines at Poulsbo Music Fest | Kitsap Week

POULSBO — Born To Be Wild, which includes former members of Steppenwolf, headlines at the Poulsbo Music Fest Sept. 7.

The concert, 2-7 p.m. at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park, is a fundraiser for the Poulsbo Fire Department. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. Those donations and net proceeds from sponsorships will be used by the fire department to buy at least one thermal imaging camera and provide CPR training for residents.

The new Poulsbo Music Fest is taking over where the Americana Music Festival left off.

The Chamber of Commerce’s Americana Music Festival took a hiatus this year because of a lack of volunteers. Glen Bui of Born To Be Wild offered to step in and revive the festival, but when negotiations with the chamber failed he organized a new festival to fill the void.

Four bands will perform Sept. 7: 
— Ghostlight, an Enumclaw classic rock band.
— Down To Three, three rock ’n’ roll firefighters that Bui heard in a night club in Belfair (“They play Clapton, Zeppelin, Hendrix
— they’re really good,” Bui said).— Sin Circus, four metal wunderkinds from Puyallup who impressed Vince Neil with their rendition of a Motley Crue song.
— Born To Be Wild (www.magiccarpetrideinc.com), which formerly performed as Magic Carpet Ride and has helped raise several thousand dollars in benefit concerts for local causes and nonprofits.

“It’s going to be great music — all classic rock,” Bui said.

The Poulsbo Fire Department will have a fire truck there. There will be activities for children too.

 

 

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