Colbie Caillat and JD McPherson

Colbie Caillat is a two-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter who has sold over six million albums and ten million singles worldwide. Her breakthrough hit “Bubbly” remains “one of the best-selling digital tracks in history” and her multi-platinum debut album COCO hit #5 on theBillboard Top 200 Albums chart upon release, while her sophomore set Breakthrough landed at #1. From 2011ʼs All of You, “Brighter Than The Sun” went platinum while seeing acclaim from People and NY Post. Colbie’s fourth album “Gypsy Heart” features her platinum single “Try” which touches on the hardships women in the music industry face. Co-written by legendary producer and singer-songwriter, Babyface, “Try” has become one of the biggest performing songs featured as iTunes “Single Of The Week.” Whatʼs more, the companion video for the song has become an online phenomenon, quickly amassing 90 million views. In 2019 Colbie along with her best friends launched a new Nashville based band called Gone West. Colbie has played sold out venues everywhere alongside everybody from John Mayer to Sheryl Crow. Throughout her career, she has been an avowed spokesperson and supporter for ASPCA, the Surfrider Foundation, Save The Music, Farm Sanctuary, and The Humane Society of the United States.
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JD McPherson will satisfy traditional American rock ’n’ roll and R&B purists while also exhibiting his rarefied gift for mixing and matching disparate stylistic shapes and textures.
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The Okoboji Blue Water Festival is a daylong celebration to raise public awareness of water quality issues in the Iowa Great Lakes and across the state. It’s all about protecting and enhancing the water quality of our lakes, rivers and wetlands

August 7, 2021 7:30 pm
7:30 pm — 11:00 pm (3h 30′)

Preservation Plaza