Airlie Gardens Announces Concert Series Line-up for 2017

Posted March 21, 2017 at 8:10 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2017 Summer Concert Series. The concert season will kick off Friday, May 19 with Bibis Ellison and then resume the traditional schedule of the first and third Fridays of the month from June through September.

Off-site parking for the concerts is being moved to the New Hanover County Government Center, located at 230 Government Center Drive. Parking will be in the lot on the west side of the building that faces College Road. Free trolley service will continue to be offered.

“The summer concert series has grown every year and has become a staple of summer fun in New Hanover County,” says Airlie Gardens’ Development Manager Janine Powell. “We love seeing people of all ages come to Airlie, spread out a blanket, and enjoy great music in a beautiful setting.”

The schedule includes returning acts that most regulars now expect and demand, including L Shape Lot, winner of Encore Magazine’s Best Local Band, Bibis Ellison, and The Midatlantic. Back by popular demand, the Wilmington Big Band will help celebrate our nation’s birthday on July 7. In addition, guests will have the chance to experience several new bands like Bad Disguise and Boba Funk. The schedule concludes with one of the premier beach music bands in the state: Jim Quick and The Coastline.

Concerts will be held from 6-8 p.m. and the full schedule for the 2017 Summer Concert Series is below:

  • May 19: Bibis Ellison (Covers/Dance)
  • June 2: Bad Disguise (Rock n Roll)
  • June 16: Jack Jack 180 (Dance)
  • July 7: Wilmington Big Band (Big Band/Patriotic)
  • July 21: L Shape Lot (Mix of Americana Bluegrass & Country)
  • August 4: Signal Fire (Reggae)
  • August 18: The Midatlantic (Americana/Bluegrass)
  • September 1: Boba Funk (R&B/Funk)
  • September 15: Jim Quick and The Coastline (Beach Music)

For more information about the 2017 Summer Concert series, or to purchase tickets to the concerts, please visit www.airliegardens.org. Tickets are $10 for adults, $2 for kids age 4-12. Parking is off-site at 230 Government Center Drive with free trolley service to the concerts.

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Release Contact:
Janine Powell
Airlie Gardens
910-798-7703

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