Free General Admission
Gates open at 7:00pm
Tallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 2017 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park. The event is a series of four FREE public concerts held May - August on the third Saturday of each month from 7-10 pm. The line up includes a diverse range of music from funk and blues to rock and Americana. Events are BYOB.
Also enjoy the Fun4Tally Kids Zone featuring family-friendly activities, local food and crafts vendors, as well as all the amenities Cascades Park offers including miles of trails, Discovery playscape and the Imagination Fountain.
An indie rock band hailing from Athens, Georgia, Futurebirds play laid-back country-rock with a psychedelic twist. The group released their self-titled EP in 2009, followed by their debut album, Hampton's Lullaby, in 2010. Stark Online said the album was,
"...tastefully laced with weeping pedal steel, mandolins, and imbued with a distinct flair for well-crafted and efficient melodies."
Since then, the band has released their second EP, Via Flamina, and their eclectic album Baba Yaga, arrived in spring 2013. Futurebirds has toured relentlessly, often sharing the stage with Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, Alabama Shakes, and The Whigs. The band toured with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on the Bonnaroo Buzz Tour and performed twice during the 2011 Bannaroo festival.
The New 76ers are an acoustic folk band from North Florida. Their sound comes from a collective respect for acoustic and electric music. As a family, they rely on instinct to meld vocals into harmonies and let them take the spotlight. They are deep-rooted in Southern musical heritage & their original music aspires to move you physically and spiritually. The New 76ers mission is to give love through their music as they believe that music is and always will be a force to compel change.
The band members are veterans in the Southern music festival scene, having performed at the Great Southern Music Festival, Bear Creek, Suwannee Springiest, Sarasota Folk Festival, and the legendary Florida Folk Festival.
Concert Series Schedule:
May 20th: FUTUREBIRDS w/ The New 76ers
June 17th: Humming House w/ Two Foot Level
July 15th: Dead Keys w/ The Midtowners
August 19th: Roosevelt Collier w/ JB's ZydecoZoo
Remember to stop by your local Downtown Tallahassee businesses on your way to and from the show. Thanks for your support and see you at sundown!
If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact the event coordinator, Elias Mathes, at Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com.