Neil Diamond tribute to headline Memorial Day Salute

Rob Garrett, who presents “King of Diamonds,” a Neil Diamond tribute will headline Fulton Memorial Day Salute this year. Fulton Savings Bank will sponsor  this tribute band on the Community Center stage Saturday, May 25 starting at 8 p.m.
Rob Garrett, who presents “King of Diamonds,” a Neil Diamond tribute will headline Fulton Memorial Day Salute this year. Fulton Savings Bank will sponsor this tribute band on the Community Center stage Saturday, May 25 starting at 8 p.m.

Rob Garrett, who presents “King of Diamonds,” a Neil Diamond tribute will headline Fulton Memorial Day Salute this year.

Fulton Savings Bank will sponsor  this tribute band on the Community Center stage Saturday, May 25 starting at 8 p.m.

Garrett is a  long time Las Vegas performer and Legends in Concert alumni. From Las Vegas to Honolulu, to New York, to Berlin German, he has come to be known as the “King of Diamonds,” performing throughout more cities than any other celebrity impersonator in the business.

He manages to naturally capture the presence, passion, and energy of the legendary performer.

He was the recent recipient of   the “Male Musical Tribute Artist of the Year” award presented by the Entertainment Network at the Celebrity Impersonator Convention in Las Vegas.

Jim Myers, long-time entertainment chairman for the Memorial Day Salute, has released the complete entertainment schedule for the weekend.

Friday, May 24, the G. Ray Bodley High School Jazz band will perform at 5 p.m. Rick Bush will be on stage from 6 to 7 p.m.   followed by Magical Mystery Tour, a Beatles tribute band. They will play until the fireworks start at about 10 p.m.

Saturday, May 25, Oswego County’s largest parade will move down Broadway, from east to west, starting at 10 a.m.

This will be followed by several of the parade marching bands playing at a “Stand-In” on the Community Center stage from noon to 2 p.m. “Virgil The Magician,” will entertain the children and adults at 2 p.m.

The Fulton Dixieland Band will be on stage at 3:30 p.m. followed by Fulton Community Band at 5 p.m. and the music of Vince Markowsky at 6 p.m.

Garrett will take the stage at 8 p.m.

The Memorial Day Salute opens at 5 p.m. Friday and closes at 11 p.m. after the fireworks are over.

Saturday, the hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. During these hours, food and beverage and many rides will be available.

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