On Stage 8:30 - 9:00
COOLIO will close out the show on May 15th. With tunes like “Gangsta’s Paradise,” “Fantastic Voyage,” “1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin’ New),” and “C U When U Get There,” Coolio is not only a rapper, but a 1990s icon.
With more than 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an artist known around the world as a musical and cooking master of extraordinary reinvention.
Want more of Coolio? Then you'll want to jump on the limited tix on sale for the As If! 90s Fest Official Afterparty and Meet & Greet.
KEN AND DREW OF SISTER HAZEL
On Stage 5:50 - 6:45
Acoustic headliner Ken and Drew of Sister Hazel will take the stage in the early evening during As If! The 90s Fest. A Gainesville-formed pop-rock band, Sister Hazel is renowned for singles like “All for You,” “Change Your Mind,” and “Happy.”
The award-winning alternative rock band blends styles of jangle pop, folk rock, classic rock and southern rock.
If you're looking to hang out with Ken and Drew, get tickets for their private performance aboard s/v Sarbrage during the Cruisin' Through the 90s Special Event.
On Stage 7:55 - 8:30
With a supercharged high energy live show and a sound which was dubbed buzzsaw pop, Spider Monkey was one of the most successful independent bands in the nation throughout the 90s.
Formed July 1992, Spider Monkey has shared the stage with Run DMC, 311, Seven Mary Three, James Brown, Hootie and the Blowfish, Coolio, Butch Walker, De La Soul, P-Funk and even Keanu Reeves’ band as well as pretty much every man that had a record deal out of the southeast. Among the artists who have opened for Spider Monkey are Matchbox 20 , Creed, Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain, Fastball and other 90s faves.
In July 1999, Spider Monkey took an indefinite hiatus. But the members are still best friends and still get together and rock every few years. And when they do hit the stage together it's almost like they never stopped! See for yourself during As If! The 90s Fest™.
RAMONA + the RIOT
On Stage 7:00 - 7:40
RAMONA + the RIOT is a 7-piece high energy spectacle of Soul. Comprised of Trumpet, Sax, Drums, Bass, Keys, and Guitar & powerhouse dynamo Bandleader and Vocalist - this band goes all in every time they step on the stage for a spellbinding performance of covers and originals.
Compared frequently to Dap Kings and Sharon Jones, Tower of Power,
The Fugees, and a kung fu battle between the Beastie Boys and Amy Winehouse, national award-winning RAMONA and the RIOT are a force of musicality that is an intellectually fresh bite into a crisp musical apple, with the smell of nostalgia to your ears.
Featured by Delta, The Grammys, Instagram, Jameson, and the NFL, RAMONA is on the rise and ready to bring a RIOT.
SAILOR JANE AND THE SWELL ACOUSTICS
On Stage 4:30 - 5:30
The Swell Acoustics is a musical collective of local talent led by vocalist Sailor Jane. The Swell curates a repertoire of soul-filled tunes from diverse genres and cultural influences, and fashions each into a whimsical and haunting sound. The Swell sound is delivered on a consistent acoustic platter that is palatable to any listener.
On Stage 3:20 - 4:15
Chillula is a six-piece band based in St Augustine that blends the styles of R&B, Funk, Hip- Hop, Soul, Rock, & Jazz into a sound that everyone can groove to and is sure to fill the dance floor by the end of the night.
Although newly formed, the members are not lacking in experience having opened for acts like Jason Mraz, Afroman, Collective Soul, & Toots & The Maytals etc. as well as having toured both nationally and internationally.
Chillula plays every size venue from small coffee shops to large festival stages.
BAD DOG MAMA
On Stage 1:30 - 2:20
Bad Dog Mama is a dynamic female duo out of St. Augustine. Known for their percussive and rhythmic sounds as well as fluid harmonies, Bad Dog Mama plays covers spanning the range from The Talking Heads, Prince, Nancy Sinatra, The Rolling Stones, Elvis to The Killers. Their extensive cover setlist is equally matched by their original work. Comprised of electric bassist Lauren Gilliam and guitarist Chelsea Saddler, the two women alternate singing lead vocals and back-up harmonies.
THE SPACE HEATERS
On Stage 12:45 - 1:20
The Space Heaters is one of St. Augustine's most unique musical trios. Playing blues, funk, rock and soul, these talented friends share their gifts with those who will listen.
With Jim Johnston on guitar and vocals, Jesse Reyes on bass and vocals, and Alex Peramas on drums and vocals, this dynamic trio plays at restaurants, bars as well as family and charitable events all over St. Johns County and beyond.
SALT AND PINE
On Stage 12:00 - 12:30
Salt and Pine is an acoustic folk/pop/rock/Americana band. The group was born in St. Augustine as a result of like-minded musical humans coming together over a shared love of acoustic music. Each member the trio has eclectic taste and a sincere appreciation for everything: all the different layers of rock music/soul/bluegrass/pop from all decades. Also, it’s apparent they each share a specific nostalgic love of 90s alt-rock.