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Music off Main Downtown Concert Series 2013 Season Announced

Series will feature local performers and showcase area artists, products and businesses

Amanda Daughtry

Garner, NC– The Garner Revitalization Association (GRA) is pleased to announce the lineup and schedule for the sixth season of the Music off Main Downtown Concert Series. This season will feature a diverse mix of artists who all have roots in Garner and the Triangle area. Performances will include country and rock from Amanda Daughtry, rockabilly and reggae from MikeMickXer, Motown and r&b from The Band Heartbeat, dance and top 40 from Honey and Southern roots music and bluegrass from Old Habits.

The season begins on May 9 with Amanda Daughtry who grew up in the Garner area and now calls Nashville her home. Amanda performs a vast array of current and classic country music, classic rock, and mainstream pop alongside songs of her own to make up a show ensuring everyone has a great time. Amanda’s success has been validated with recent opportunities to open for top country acts like Chris Young and Justin Moore. For more information, visit www.amandadaughtry.com.

In addition to local performers, GRA will feature local artists, products and businesses in a new initiative, Market off Main, during each concert. Market off Main grew from last summer’s successful Art off Main project and the popular pop-up shop Main Street Market held during the town’s holiday events. Market off Main provides local businesses and artists who don’t have a retail presence an opportunity to show and sell their products in their own community. Bring your wallets and support the local economy by shopping during the show!

The concert series returns this season to the Back Lawn of the Garner Performing Arts Center. Parking is available at the Performing Arts Center main entrance at 742 West Garner Road and throughout the Avery Street campus located at 125 Avery Street.

Bring your chairs or blankets but no coolers, please. Family friendly food and beverage vendors will be on site. Come out and enjoy dinner and live music on the lawn. Concerts are from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and admission is free.

The Music off Main Downtown Concert Series is presented by The Garner Revitalization Association, Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources and a number of generous local businesses. For more information, visit www.downtowngarner.com or contact the Garner Revitalization Association at 919-773-4402 or downtowngarner@nc.rr.com.

musOFFmn_wht-logoMusic off Main Downtown Concert Series 2013 Schedule

  • Thursday, May 9 – Amanda Daughtry
  • Thursday, June 6 – MikeMickXer
  • Thursday, June 20 – The Band Heartbeat
  • Thursday, August 15 – Honey
  • Thursday, September 19 – Old Habits

About the Garner Revitalization Association

The Garner Revitalization Association (GRA) is a non-profit organization that supports the development of the downtown area as a vibrant business, residential, entertainment and cultural center in partnership with government and private organizations following the Main Street Four-Point Approach®. Garner is a North Carolina Main Street Community and an Accredited National Main Street® Program.

For additional information about the Garner Revitalization Association or this news release, contact John Hodges, GRA Executive Director, at (o) 919-773-4402, (m) 919-395-8307, downtowngarner@nc.rr.com or visit www.downtowngarner.com.

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