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Thursday, 02 May 2019 15:05

From Staff Reports

HENDERSONVILLE — “The summer season will get into full swing with the return of the popular Music on Main Street” Concert Series from 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday — June 7-Aug. 23 —  in the parking lot next to the Visitor Center at 201 S. Main St. in downtown Hendersonville.

As per the event’s tradition, the Asheville-based band Tuxedo Junction will once again open the series at 7 p.m. June 7. On its Facebook page, the band states, “Tuxedo Junction is Western North Carolina’s premier show band. Great vocals, incredible variety, and consummate professionalism are the group’s hallmarks. The band has been delighting audiences for over 20 years!”

Regarding the event, a press release noted, “Thousands of people flock to the Visitor Center” for each concert at 201 S. Main St. in Historic Downtown Hendersonville, “to hear (and dance to) some the region’s finest bands.’ Admission is free. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs.

“Music on Main Street features a diverse line-up, ranging from pop, oldies, rock, to contemporary music – there’s something for every musical taste! The family friendly event offers concessions, such as: hot dogs, ice cream, pretzels and lemonade for sale.”

Classic cars shows are held every other week in conjunction with Music on Main Street. The car shows are located in front of the Visitor Center, along South Main, between Allen and Caswell streets, which will be closed to traffic for the event. For more information about the classic car shows, contact Carolina Mountain Car Club at 702-0448.

In addition, Music on Main Street will present a special fireworks celebration concert on July 4th, during which Henderson County will launch an Independence Day fireworks display at sundown. 

Following is downtown Hendersonville’s 2019 Music on Main Street schedule of performers:

June 7:  Tuxedo Junction performs / Classic Car Show. 

June 8: Block Party on Main, featuring the Swingin’ Medallions.

Regarding the Swingin’ Medallions’ show, the event promotion stated, “Beginning of Summer Music on Main Street Concert, Hendersonville, is holding a family-oriented concert on South Main Street, between Allen and Caswell streets, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.... The headline band will be the legendary ‘Party Band of the South’ — the Swingin’ Medallions, playing beach music, rock, R&B, and great shaggin’ music; with opening act Rock and Roll Reunion...  Food trucks will be available for concessions.”

June 14: A Social Function performs. 

June 21: Emporium performs / Classic Car Show.

June 28: Gotcha Groove performs.

July 4 – Wishful Thinkin’ performs / Patriotic Tribute / Concert / Fireworks.

July 12 – WestSound performs / Classic Car Show.

July 19 – Fashback Party Band performs.

July 26 – Rock & Roll Reunion performs / Classic Car Show.

Aug. 2 –  Night Move Band performs.

Aug. 9 – Dashboard Blue performs / Classic Car Show.

Aug. 16 – Deano & The Dreamers performs.

August 23 – 96.5 House Band performs / Classic Car Show.



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