Music On the Lawn Series Entertains After Work at American Tobacco

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Music on the Lawn logo American Tobacco is once again making its lawn a great place to be in downtown Durham. The Music on the Lawn series is now underway, and American Tobacco is teaming up with NC Public Radio WUNC 91.5 FM to make it happen.

The twice-a-month concerts run through early October on the Amphitheatre Lawn and the events are free.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for the lawn, but no picnics or coolers please. American Tobacco’s five restaurants will be open and ready for you to enjoy!

2007 American Tobacco Music on the Lawn Series
Fri, May 25
Stillhouse Bottom Band
(A North Carolina Public Radio WUNC Back Porch Music Concert)
Old-time acoustics with deep roots in rural NC bluegrass, classic country & a touch of the blues.
Fri, June 8
Bobby Hinton & Shades of Blue
“Truly something for every music lover” with classic R&B, down-home blues, with a touch of rock.
Sun, June 17
Durham Community Concert Band
Made up of members of all ages, this collection of community talent performs marches, classical & semi-classical pieces and Broadway and pop music.
Wed, July 4
Presented in conjunction with Durham Parks & Rec and Light up Durham)
A Blend of Motown, Disco top 40 and a big show to boot.
Fri, July 20
Jonathan Byrd Band
(A North Carolina Public Radio WUNC Back Porch Music Concert)
LIke a young Doc Watson, this singer-songwriter cranks out tunes influenced by country, old-style folk, as well as early-American balladry.
Fri, Aug 10
Chuck Brodsky
(A North Carolina Public Radio WUNC Back Porch Music Concert)
Asheville’s Chuck Brodsky spins songs based on NC and baseball history in memorable Dylan-esque settings.
Thurs, Aug 30
Jon Shain Trio
Singer-songwriter with a bluesy groove guitar marinated in swing, ragtime, and Piedmont blues.
Fri, Sept 21
Little Windows
(A North Carolina Public Radio WUNC Back Porch Music Concert)
A mix of Appalachian and Irish music with a special focus on the art of the pure voice with tight harmonies in traditional songs.
Thurs, Sept 27
“Ideal music for a party” with mambos, sambas, cumbia, merengue and a sound that explodes with what reviewers have called “percussive fire” and “five-alarm salsa.”
Fri, Oct 5
Carolina Chocolate Drops
A Triangle favorite, African-American string band playing fiddle and banjo music of the Carolina’s Piedmont.

For great outdoor music, American Tobacco is the place to be!


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