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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2017 "Free Fridays" Concert Series Schedule

April

April 14:  A Tribute to the Music of James Taylor
By Mike Boulware & Friends & Family

April 21: Hot Club de Ville 
Gypsy Jazz

April 28: Flat Land
Rock, Funk, Blues

May

May 5: No “Free Fridays”
See “Jazz on the Green” at the Plaza  

May 12: Fast Lane
Funk, Soul, R&B

May 19:  A Tribute to the Music of The Grateful Dead
By The Couch Messiahs, The Shambles & Uncle Mosie

May 26: The Nancy Luca Band Featuring Anna Marie Kirkpatrick
Classic Rock

June

African-American Music Month

June 2: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers
R&B, Soul

June 9: 21 Blue with Longineu Parsons & Ted Shumate
Blues                  

June 16: Wester Joseph’s Stereo Vudu
Vudu Rawk, Ska

June 23: A Tribute to the Music of Curtis Mayfield
By Travis Atria & Friends

June 30: De Lions of Jah
Reggae

July

July 7: The All American Song Fest: The High Nooners
A musical tribute to the American West
By Michael Claytor & Friends

July 14: The Delta Troubadours
Rock, Blues Rock, Garage Rock

July 21:  Wax Wings
Jazz, Folk

July 28:  Bridget Kelly
Blues

August

Aug. 4:    The Irie Ones
Reggae

Aug. 11:  Savants of Soul
Soul, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Punk, Ska

Aug. 18:  Captive Eddies
Original Rock, Reggae & Roots

Aug. 25:  The Shambles
Classic Rock

September

Sept. 1: Heavy Petty/Hedges
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribute & Originals

Sept. 8: The Duppies
Ska, Reggae

Sept. 15: The Impostors
The Beatles Tribute

Sept. 22: Wild Blue Yonder
Classic Rock

October

Sept. 29: Gilberto De Paz & Tropix
Latin Fusion
In Partnership With The Latino Film Festival

Oct. 6: A Tribute to the Music of Eric Clapton & JJ Cale
By Mark Miale, Tony McMahon & Friends

Oct. 13:   Gram Fest
Gram Parsons Tribute Various Artists

Oct. 20:   UF World Music Ensembles
Jacaré Brazil, Agbedidi Africa & Others

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