SONG: Holly Jolly Christmas
LEAD BY: City Council
SONG: Santa Claus is Coming to Town
LEAD BY: Santa
SONG: Jingle Bells
LEAD BY: Scottsdale PD Bike Unit
SONG: Here Comes Santa Claus
LEAD BY: Ray Herndon & J David Sloan
BIOS: The iconic singer J David Sloan from Mr Lucky’s fame. He has toured with a Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings produced J David’s first record. He performs regularly around the valley; Wednesdays with The Herndon Brothers at Handlebar J.
Singer/Songwriter Ray Herndon, owner of “Scottsdale’s Original Rib house” and Saloon, Handlebar J, currently tours with Texas singer/songwriter Lyle Lovett and Don McLean, also performs nightly at his family restaurant and nightspot, Handlebar J.
SONG: Joy to the World
LEAD BY: Cocopah Choir
BIO: Formed in 2009, the Cocopah Jazz Choir, under the direction of Mimi Borders, is an after school, audition-based club for 7th and 8th grade choir students who want to further enrich their lives with music. The students have input on the style of music they learn and are the ambassadors of our school’s choir program. Their past performances include sporting events, private holiday parties, community and school events, and an unforgettable performance with the rock legend group Foreigner.
SONG: Feliz Navidad
LEAD BY: Scottsdale Fire
BIO: The DRU is short for what we call our Downtown Response Unit. This resource is a Polaris ATV that seats four people, The DRU is staffed with four firefighter paramedics. We deploy the DRU to the “Downtown / Entertainment district” when intelligence forecasting of higher than normal crowds are expected in the district. The goals of this unit is to provide outstanding emergency responses to the citizens and customers visiting the downtown area. In providing this resource to the downtown we enhance the reliability of the companies stationed within the community to be more readily available to the rest community’s needs.
SONG: Frosty the Snowman
LEAD BY: Gary Sprague
BIO: Gary Sprague has been entertaining as Arizona’s Singing Cowboy for 25 years. He and his horses entertain for corporate events, schools, adult care centers, private functions and he and Dust are in their 17th season of entertaining locals and tourists in Oldtown Scottsdale on Saturday afternoons during the winter months.
SONG: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
LEAD BY: Sugahbeat
BIO: Sugahbeat is refreshingly different, seamlessly blending world rhythms with contemporary beats, Reggae with Samba, Pop with Soca (West Indian for “Soul Calypso”), Latin with R&B, until the lines are blurred between them all, creating a distinctive, proprietary sound. Sugahbeat performs at a wide range of venues from festivals like Roger Clyne’s Circus Mexicus to local venues Valleywide.
SONG: Jingle Bell Rock
LEAD BY: Jacque Duhame
BIO: Jacque Duhame is a third generation native of Arizona with a deep family history and love for Scottsdale. Jacque has been singing for more than 35 years and currently sings for her band Any Given Moment.
SONG: Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
LEAD BY: Raun Alosi/Scottsdale Charros
SONG: Silent Night
LEAD BY: Cocopah Choir
SONG: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
LEAD BY: Marty/City Council/PD/Fire