Newland Riverwalk Summer Concert Series Friday Nights, Check the Schedule for Your Kind of Free Music

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 1:57 pm

Members from the Night Eagle Band, a "Rockin' Country Band" from Lenoir, scheduled to "jam" July 20.

May 16, 2012. The Newland Riverwalk Summer Concert Series, sponsored by the Town of Newland and Newland Business Association, will feature free music Fridays from 6 – 9 p.m. rain or shine. Check the schedule for rock and roll, 70s and 80s jam bands or Southern rock and blues. If it rains, concerts will be at the Heritage Arts Center, located next to Sandee’s Restaurant, at the light in Newland. Vendors with hot dogs, pizza, sodas, water, desserts and more will be selling weekly. The concert series will showcase local Avery County talent via open mike during the 20-minute half-time break and weekly prizes are given out via drawings and trivia questions.

The concert series is powered by the Newland Business Association at www.newlandbusiness.org.

June 22 

Lee Griffen Trio (Rock and Roll)

Sponsor: Avery Animal Hospital

June 29 

Rod Horning Project (70s and 80s Jam Band; Buffalo, NY)

Sponsor: Carolina BBQ

July 6 

Silvio Martinat (Big Band Swing)

Sponsor: Tom Allison Properties

July 13 

Johnson Brothers (Bluegrass)

Sponsor: Williams YMCA of Avery County

July 20 

Night Eagle Band (Rockin’ Country; Lenoir, NC)

Sponsor: Avery Humane Society

July 27 

Habitat Date – benefit show

Mountain Laurels Celtic Band

August 3 

Tams (Beach Music; Atlanta, GA)

Sponsor: Gerald McKinney, Attorney

August 10 

Evergreen (Rockin’ Nu-Grass; Shelby, NC)

Sponsor: Freedom Electech

August 17 

Part Time Blues Band (Southern Rock and Blues; Charlotte, NC)

Sponsor: High Country Bank

August 24 

The Legendary JC’s (Funk/Southern Soul/R&B; Orlando, FL)

Sponsor: Braswell Realty

August 31 

Ruffin Street Band (Folk Rock; Linville, NC)

Sponsor: Blue Ridge Propane

 

Affiliate Sponsors Include:

Town of Newland, NC

Restroom Facilities by Sugar Mountain Porta-John, Nationwide Insurance, High Country Cleaning Services

Media Sponsors – Mountain Jewelers, Pack Rats, Mountain Electric

Production Sponsor – Newland Quality Mart

Lodging Sponsor – Shady Lawn Lodge

Dance Floor Re-Build Project – TAP Homes, Loven Concrete

For half-time bookings and with questions contact Bill Close at (828) 260-3205.

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