Old Time Music This Friday on the Lawn at American Tobacco

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On the Lawn American Tobacco’s FREE summer concert series open this Friday, August 17th, with Bob & Libby Hicks. The duo has been playing old time music together since the early 1980s.

Bill is a founding member of the Red Clay Ramblers. Bill & Libby were members of “Unknown Tongues,” the Gloucester, NC based cajun-zydeco band, for some seven years, and the core of “The Tongues.” Brian and Barbara Blake, together with The Tongues’ great drummer, Tom Parker, will join them for this concert..

Bill & Libby Hicks
Bill & Libby Hicks will play in the 2012 American Tobacco Back Porch on the Lawn Series on Friday, August 17th.

Check out a sampling of their music here.

The music begins at 6pm under the water tower. Bring a chair or blanket and pick up dinner from one of American Tobacco’s great restaurants.

On the Lawn Presented by University Ford & Kia and Bull City Bucks will fill the next five months with some old favorites and some new features sure to be a hit among Triangle citizens and beyond.

See the rest of the upcoming schedule below.

2012 American Tobacco Back Porch Music on the Lawn Series
Fri, Aug 17
6-8pm
 
Bill & Libby Hicks
Fri, Aug 24
6-8pm
 
The Old Ceremony
Fri, Sept 7
6-8pm
 
The Red Clay Ramblers

The Venue
The American Tobacco Campus is arguably one of the top venues in the Triangle for enjoying an outdoor concert in an intimate and family-friendly atmosphere. Ample parking and five fine eateries surround the lawn: Cuban Revolution, L’Uva, Tyler’s Taproom, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, Tobacco Road Sports Cafe and Saladelia.

Kids are welcome on the lawn where families can enjoy the Ole Bull River that runs through the middle of the campus. As a courtesy to your neighbors, no dogs or coolers please.

The Back Porch Music Series is one of several FREE summer events at American Tobacco. Under the umbrella of the On the Lawn Presented by University Ford & Kia and Bull City Bucks line-up, the Back Porch Music Series joins Movies on the Lawn; Pops for Pops on Father’s Day; and the new features Jazz on the Lawn and Dance on the Lawn. Learn more here.

Check out www.atclawnseries.com for details on all the free fun.

 

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