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Uncle Jam Sam returns to Woodhaven

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(Woodhaven, Mich. May 12, 20134) - The 5th Annual Uncle Sam Jam http://www.unclesamjamfest.com/, Downriver's largest summer festival, comes to Woodhaven July 10-13, 2014. The FREE family-fun festival takes place in Civic Center Park (located at I-75 and West Road) during the Downriver communities' Independence holiday celebration.

Uncle Sam Jam will feature national rock acts including Collective Soul, Scott Stapp, founding member and lead singer of Creed, and 50 Amp Fuse as well as several local musicians and bands, attractions for the entire family, a carnival, and much more. On Friday night, Downriver's biggest and best fireworks show will light up the skies.  

Highlights of the Uncle Sam Jam include headliner performances by: 

Teddy Petty & The Refugees, the ultimate tribute to Tom Petty July 10 at 10:00 pm
Collective Soul on Friday, July 11 at 10:30 pm
Mark Stapp on Saturday, July 12 at 9:30 pm
50 Amp Fuse on Sunday, July 13 at 9:30 pm

Features:

·    Petting Zoo and Camel Rides
·    Huge Carnival Midway with Rides and Games
·    Banana Derby
·    Shell Camino Monster Truck Rides
·    Bungee and Rock Climbing Wall
·    White Tiger Exhibit
·    Fearless Flores Circus Show

Hours for the Uncle Sam Jam are:
    Thursday, July 10:  2:00 pm - 11:00 pm    
    Friday, July 11:  2:00 - Midnight
    Saturday, July 12:  Noon - Midnight
    Sunday, July 13:  Noon - 11:00 pm

Admission to all the festivals and concerts is FREE. Carnival rides and food are available for purchase. For a full line-up of musical acts, show times, directions and parking information, visit www.unclesamjamfest.com <http://www.unclesamjamfest.com>.

About Funfest Productions, Inc.
Formed in 2006 by music industry veterans Kevin Cassidy and Joe Nieporte, Funfest Productions, Inc. collectively brings more than 25 years of producing live entertainment events in metropolitan Detroit. Funfest-produced events have been highlighted by live national musical acts, carnival rides, specialty attractions, food vendors, art vendors, and much more. Visit www.funfestinc.com <http://www.funfestinc.com> for more information.

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