Downtown Performers Series,
Seven O’Clock Rock Series continue with NC favoritism
CARY, NC – Music lovers looking to celebrate
notes and tones from all corners of the world should mark their calendars for
the Town of Cary’s four-part Starlight Concert Series, which opens June 13 with
Raleigh-based Old Habits Bluegrass Band.
Cary’s StarlightConcert Series features bluegrass, country, Celtic and reggae bands on Fridays
through July 25 at the Page-Walker Arts & History Garden on the Town Hall
Campus. Concerts are free and start at 7 p.m. Food and lawn chairs are
permitted; alcoholic beverages and pets are not allowed.
“With the grass under your
feet, stars above your head and scents from the lush gardens surrounding you,
the Starlight Concert Series makes for a uniquely distinct downtown Cary concert
series favorite,” said Jennifer Koach, Cultural Arts Program Specialist. Koach
noted that Starlight is one of the Town’s longest running series, now in its
Music from across North
Carolina doesn’t stop with Friday’s Starlight Series show. Return to downtown
Cary June 14 at 7 p.m. when Steph Stewart & the Boyfriends, a Chapel
Hill-based Americana folk band take over the Downtown Performance Green as part
of the Downtown Performers Series.
On June 20, jazz up the night with the Town
of Cary’s Seven O’Clock Rock: Swing Night with the Tar River Swing Band.
Located at the intersection of Chatham and Academy Streets, Swing Night opens
with a free dance lesson at 7 p.m. followed by a performance by the eight-piece
swing band from Rocky Mount, North Carolina at 7:30 p.m. To safely host Seven
O’Clock Rock, the Town of Cary will close Academy Street from Cedar Street to
Chatham Street at 3 p.m. to begin setting up for the event; at 6 p.m., the
intersection of South Academy and Chatham Streets will close for the event
until 10 p.m.
For all three concert series,
free parking is available at the Town Hall parking deck on Wilkinson Avenue. In
the event of inclement weather, please call (919) 896-5522 for updates. For
more, search “Concerts” at www.townofcary.org
or call (919) 469-4061. And for more fun in downtown Cary, follow us on Twitter
@TOC_Fun and @TOC_Downtown, and check out our Meetings and Events Calendar at www.townofcary.org.
Jennifer Koach, Cultural Arts
Program Specialist, (919) 462-3963
Sarah Hagan, Downtown Program
Specialist, (919) 460-4968
Deanna Boone, Deputy Public
Information Officer, (919) 462-3908
Susan Moran, Public Information
Director, (919) 380-4240
O’Clock Rock Series
O’Clock Rock Road Closure