The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Natural Wonder will headline the 34th annual Ham & Yam Festival presented by Stevens Sausage and Agri Supply, with a free concert scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

Led by Gabriel Bello, a #1 Billboard-ranked vocalist, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Natural Wonder, the Ultimate Stevie Wonder Experience, channels the energy and artistry that has made Stevie Wonder an icon across decades and genres. Whether it’s the Motown-era hits like “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” and “My Cherie Amour,” the fusion-flavored “Superstition,” the signature harmonica solo of “Isn’t She Lovely,” or Stevie’s modern masterpieces, Bello and the industry veterans impress with a seemingly unending barrage of hit songs that span the Stevie Wonder catalog. Natural Wonder brings real musicianship, a dynamic show, and a deep, studious love of the Stevie Wonder legacy to the stage for an epic performance that recreates the look, feel, and sound of a Stevie set that blows audiences away.

“We are thrilled to have Natural Wonder at the 2018 Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival,” states Sarah Edwards, festival organizer and Executive Director of Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation. “They’re an incredibly talented and entertaining group with a show full of hits that will have the audience up dancing and singing along!”

Entertainment Schedule
 

Agri Supply - Stevens Sausage Pavilion
at the Neuse River Amphitheatre

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
City Dirt Trio

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
One 80

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Market Jazz Band

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Darryl Murrill

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Natural Wonder


Second Street Stage

10:00 a.m. - 11;30 a.m.
Canaan James

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Artistry in Motion

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Louis Waymore

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Presence

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Brien Barbour


Third Street Stage

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cumberland County Line

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Temple Choir

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Smithfield-Selma High School Jazz Band

1:30 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.
Spartan Thunder
Smithfield-Selma High School Drumline

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Duck

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Parker's Martial Arts Academy

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Gypsy Railroad

 

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