Celebrasian Entertainment acts

2017 Lineup To Be Announced!

Featured main stage acts include local favorites such as Gimikk, Larry Berenguel, the Vida Sisters, and cultural performances such as the Valley High School Lion Dancers, fashion shows, and traditional dance performances. 

 

Gimikk

For the past decade, Gimikk has been rockin' venues in Des Moines and the surrounding area, earning their reputation as "The Best Party Band in Des Moines". Gimikk's high energy performance and amazing musical skills are topped off by the entertaining and charismatic persona of lead singer, James Brinker. 

 

Larry Berenguel

Larry Berenguel, Jr. was born in Manila, Philippines and immigrated with his family to Des Moines at age 14. Larry has studied and performed folk guitar as well as performing with several different bands. His music can be described as folk, rock, pop, reggae, and jazz with acoustic guitar, synth guitar, and occasional rhythm tracks. Larry is a local favorite and can be found sharing his diverse love of music in church, at the farmers' market, or at your favorite restaurants and bars.  

 

Vida Sisters

The Vida Sisters have been surrounded by music all of their lives. Born and raised in Manila, Philippines they have had all types of musical influences.  These charming ladies are harmonious together and have been a favorite duo at CelebrAsian!

 

Valley High School Lion Dancers

Front Row: Abby Smith, Ally Stoppelmoor.  Back Row: Kelly Lee, Sueann Pham, Isabelle Pierotti-May,     Suryatej Akavaram, Ryan Jones, Blake Richards

Front Row: Abby Smith, Ally Stoppelmoor.  Back Row: Kelly Lee, Sueann Pham, Isabelle Pierotti-May,     Suryatej Akavaram, Ryan Jones, Blake Richards

The Valley High School Lion Dancers have been a regular performance act at CelebrAsian for several years.  Their performances are always a big hit, especially with the kids!