Sterling Heights announces Sterlingfest 2023 entertainment lineup; Ann Wilson of Heart to headline S

~ At the March 21 City Council meeting, the city of Sterling Heights announced the Main Stage acts for Sterlingfest 2023. Headlining Saturday night is Ann Wilson of Heart, widely regarded as one of the greatest voices in rock 'n' roll.

Lead singer and songwriter of the groundbreaking rock band Heart, Wilson has thrilled audiences for over four decades with her extraordinary vocal power. With sales of more than 35 million and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013, Heart has become part of popular culture. As lead singer of the first female-fronted superstar hard rock band, Wilson blazed a trail for generations to come.

Sterlingfest 2023 will take place from Thursday, July 27 through Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. The entire lineup for each stage is as follows:

Thursday night will feature an opener TBA on the AT&T Main Stage followed by Hip Hop Hooray (80s and 90s hip hop tribute) and concluding with a Christian Financial Credit Union Fireworks Show. The Suds 'n' Sounds Stage will feature Devyn Mitchell, Keynote Sisters, Meldrum Brothers and NKG throughout the day while Jazz & Blues Stage will host Hughes/Smith Quintet, Downriver Dan and Pat Smillie. Genisys Credit Union Kidzfest Stage will have Kevin Devine (music), Science Alive (nature), Rosco (clown), Joel Tacy (juggler) throughout the day.

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Friday night on AT&T Main Stage will feature No Resolve followed by Steven Adler of Guns N Roses playing all their hits while Suds 'n' Sounds Stage will have Jeff Tucker, Jeff Lehman, The Whiskey Charmers and Space Cat performing throughout the day with Jazz & Blues Stage hosting Jason Charboneau, Woodford Station and Denise Davis and Motor City Sensations on Genisys Credit Union Kidzfest Stage there will be Little Creatures (nature), Just Joe Magic (magic), Tom Plunkard (magic) and Tim Salisbury (juggler).

Saturday night on AT&T Main Stage Black Irish featuring Tosha Owens will perform followed by Ann Wilson of Heart while Suds 'n' Sounds Stage features Julie Haven, Mark Clay Bandwagon and Persuasion throughout the day with Jazz & Blues stage hosting Patrick Score Quartet Tosha Owens Motor City Josh Big 3 on Genisys Credit Union Kidzfest stage there will be Lou's Pet Shop (nature), Steve Floyd Duo (music), Kuungana African Drums (music) Crazy Craig juggler).

More information about Sterlingfest 2023 is available at including applications for artists and restaurateurs.

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