The Todd Summer Concert Series 2018 is in full swing with a host of exciting artists coming still in August!
The free, family-friendly concerts are held in Cook Memorial Park in historic downtown Todd. All concerts are held on Saturday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Large tents will be set up to protect concert goers from sun or rain. Food and beverages are available for purchase. What a great way to enjoy a summer evening!
August 11th - Melissa Reaves
Melissa Reaves has been delighting audiences throughout the U.S. for more than a decade with her rock, funk and rhythm & blues-based sound. Reaves is a powerful vocalist and guitar player whose style ranges from driving rock & roll to a funk and groove sound that lends itself to a diverse repertoire. Performing over 200 shows per year, Melissa spends most of her time touring with her eclectic solo show as well as her band at venues as diverse as Lilith Fair, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Seattle's Bumbershoot and Hempfest', NYC's Merce Cunningham Studio and The American Dance Festival.
Reaves prominence on the independent scene has garnered attention of various media outlets including CMJ, The Oxygen Chanel, On-Line TV, the Discovery Channel. Rob Bloom of NYC's Manhattan Mirror said that, 'Melissa sings the blues all heart and soul...Melissa delivered the goods and shook the place,' while Steve Rylie of Creative Loafing says, 'Reaves will electrify any audience and send chills down your spine.' Melissa has propelled herself forward in the independent music scene with enormous strides. With her dynamic stage presence and burning desire to entertain, Melissa Reaves is someone who will excite and energize any audience.
August 18th - Lucky Strikes
The Lucky Strikes are a classic jazz band that prides themselves on professionalism, creativity and versatility. From classic jazz standards made popular today by artists such as Diana Krall and Tony Bennett, to timeless hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s, The Lucky Strikes’ musical repertoire spans over four decades...
Band members include:
Jim Fleri - Piano/Keyboard Bass/Vocals, Doug Brantz - Guitar/Vocals, Rusty Blanton - Guitar/Bass/Vocals, Steve Roark - Saxophone/Keyboard/Vocals, Wes Saylors - Auxiliary Percussion/Vocals, Jamie Blanton - Drums/Vocals.
August 25th – Drum Circle and Campfire Potluck
Bring your beverages and a dish to share for the potluck campfire cookout. The drum circle is family friendly. Note: this event begins at 5:30pm.
WHERE: Cook Memorial Park - Downtown Todd
3865 Todd Railroad Grade Rd, Todd, NC
TIME: 6:00-8:00pm, unless otherwise specified