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Newland Riverwalk Concerts Kick Off Friday PDF Print
Written by Annie Rutenberg   
Wednesday, 20 June 2012 08:13

Newland Riverwalk Summer Concert Series 2012 kicks off this Friday, and will be held every Friday night across from Lowes Foods, Downtown Newland from 6-9 pm. running thru August 31, rain or shine. The rain location has been moved to the Rock Gym located adjacent to Newland Elementary School. The summer series is sponsored by the Town of Newland and the Newland Business Association. Along with free music, entertainment and dancing there are vendors with hot dogs, pizza, sodas, water, desserts and more. Enjoy performances by the Lees-McRae Summer Theater! Local Avery County talent is welcome to perform via open mike during the 20 minute half-time break. There is also a brand new dance floor so wear your dancing shoes! Weekly prizes will be given out throughout the evening via drawings and trivia questions.
For a complete schedule go to or call Bill Close @ 828-260-3205 for half time bookings and with questions.

June 22nd - Lee Griffen Trio,  Rock and Roll - Sponsor: Avery Animal Hospital
June 29th - Rod Horning Project 70's and 80's Jam Band, Buffalo NY Touring Band - Sponsor: Carolina BBQ
July 6th - Silvio Martinat - Big Band Swing - Sponsor: Tom Allison Properties (Tap Homes)
July 13th - Johnson Brothers, Bluegrass; Local Avery County Favorite - Sponsor: YMCA
July 20th - Night Eagle Band, Rockin Country; Lenoir NC - Sponsor: Avery Humane Society
July 27th - Habitat Date a benifit concert - The Mountain Laurals Celtic Band - Sponsor: Habitat for Humanity
August 3rd - Tams, Beach Music; from Atlanta Ga. - Sponsor: Gerald McKinney Attorney at Law
August 10th - Evergreen, Rockin Nu-Grass; Shelby, NC - Sponsor: Freedom Electech
August 17th - Part Time Blues Band, Great Southern Rock and Blues; Charlotte NC - Sponsor: High Country Bank
August 24th - The Ledgendary JC'S, R+B, Soul, Funk, Horn Section; Orlando Fla. - Sponsor: Braswell Realty
August 31st - Ruffin Street Band, Two Piece Duo, Folk Rock; Avery County, NC - Sponsor: Blue Ridge Propane

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