Free Fridays Concert Series

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The region’s longest-running and largest free outdoor concert series features local and regional musical talent at the newly renovated Bo Diddley Plaza. Running from May through October, our concerts under the stars showcase diverse musical acts sure to delight music lovers with classic rock, reggae, R & B, soul, ska, funk, blues, and more. Each Friday night from 8-10 features a new band that brings their original and cover tunes to our Plaza concert stage. Free Fridays–it’s where to be on Friday nights!

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2019 "Free Fridays" Concert Series Schedule

Concert schedule subject to change.

May

3:  Heroes and Harmonies
(A Tribute to the Everly Brothers & Other Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneers)
by Mike Boulware & All My Friends

10: A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughn & Female Power Singers
by Crooked Counsel

17: Hot Club de Ville (Gypsy Jazz)

24: Bridget Kelly (Blues)

31: A Tribute to Stephen Stills
by Mick Marino, Mark Miale, Tony McMahon & Friends

June

African-American Music Appreciation Month

7:  Little Jake & The Soul Searchers (R&B, Soul)

14: Fast Lane (Funk, Soul, R&B)

21: The Shakedown (Blues, Rock)

28:  De Lions of Jah (Reggae)

July

5: All American Song Fest: Showtune Shenanigans (All American Show Tunes)
by John Lowe & Will Winter

12: Summer of ‘69: 50 Years On (A Tribute to the Music & Events of 1969)
by Tran Whitley & Friends

19: California Dreaming
(A Tribute to the Early Laurel Canyon Music Scene with covers of Mamas & Papas, Spirit, Byrds, Monkees, Linda Ronstadt, CSNY, and Lovin’ Spoonful)
by Other Voices

26: Captive Eddies (Original Rock, Reggae and Roots)

August

2: The Duppies (Ska, Reggae)

9: Ramblin’ Mutts (Rhythm & Blues)

16: A Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock
by The Relics

23: Philip JazzDad Thomas (Jazz)

30: The Progressive Rock Experience (A Tribute to ‘70s Progressive Rock with covers of
Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Deep Purple, Genesis, Kansas, Styx and Elton John)

September

6: The Nancy Luca Band with Anna Marie
(Classic Rock)

13: Morningbell (Psychedelic Rock)

20: The Impostors (The Beatles Tribute)

27: Gilberto De Paz & Tropix (Latin Fusion) In partnership with The Latino Film Festival

October

4: Gumbo Limbo Cajun Band (Cajun, Creole, Swamp Pop & Zydeco)

11: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix
by Michael Derry & Friends

18: Savants of Soul (Soul, Rock, Indie)

25: UF World Music Ensembles
(Jacaré Brazil, Agbedidi Africa, and others)

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