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Summer Swing: James Brown Trio
July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Tuesday evening, beginning May 2, 2017, the Opelika Parks and Recreation Dept. hosts a free outdoor concert at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Park in Opelika, AL. This 13-week concert series offers a wide variety of musical entertainment including Gospel, Soul, Jazz, R&B, Oldies, Country, Big Band Swing, Folk and Community Band music. The Opelika Band Boosters will prepare hamburgers and hotdogs for a nominal fee from 6:15-7:30 p.m., ideal for a family picnic. Charter Bank of Opelika will provide complimentary lemonade during the concerts. The Rocky Brook Rocket, a vintage train with long, rich history has been restored and is be back on the tracks for complimentary rides. Come out early! Bring the whole family, a quilt or lawn chair and relax on the bank of Rocky Brook Creek for an evening of musical fun, fellowship and relaxation.
July 11- James Brown Trio: The James Brown Trio is a Southern Gospel group that will have your toes tapping and heart stirring to songs from the past as well as current tunes that are soon to be classics. This trio consists of Charles Story from Valley, AL as well as Adam & Teel Traylor from Auburn, AL. The namesake (James Brown) started the group over 16 years ago with Charles and Adam and since his death in 2013 Teel has joined forces to continue the tradition of good ole Southern Gospel music with an eternal impact. You’ll not want to miss this group’s harmonious sounds beneath a beautiful summer night sky.
July 18- Muse: 27th year on the Summer Swing bandstand! Easy listening, vocal oriented acoustic soft rock played as only Muse can. Together for 39 years, Muse will perform fan favorites by artists such as Crosby, Stills & Nash, James Taylor, Van Morrison, Little Big Town, Jason Isbell and more.
July 25- The Fedoras: This acoustic duo plays folk, pop, and bluegrass tunes the whole family will enjoy.
August 1- Back to School Bash: Enjoy a final concert as we bid summer farewell!