Six free events in six parks, one for each ward in the City, on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer, featuring local bands opening for regional/national/or international headliners. Neighborhood vitality and livability will increase, emphasizing activities outside the downtown area. Designed to activate the City park system, and raise awareness of the City ward system, each ward’s representative on the City Council, and promote voter turnout. Sponsored by Mayo Clinic
Southern Avenue – Southern Avenue is an award-winning, 2020 Grammy Nominated band out of Memphis, Tennessee. The group combines the talents of a prodigiously talented set of young musicians who bring their individual backgrounds to the table to create music that carries the Southern soul legacy into the 21st century, spanning the band members’ wide-ranging musical interests while showcasing the powerful chemistry and electrifying live show that they’ve honed through extensive stage and studio experience. Since the release of their award-winning debut album in 2017, Southern Avenue has played in over a dozen countries and wowed audiences at such festivals as Bonnaroo, Firefly, Electric Forest and Lockn’.
Colin Bracewell – As a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Colin feels it is important for people to interpret his music in a way that best fits them and their own stories. He is influenced by personal experiences, especially the ones that are tough and make you grow. Colin believes it is through the “stories” in music that a person is given the ability to connect with themselves and the people and places around them.