NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2015 Summer Concert Series. True to tradition, a concert will take place every first and third Friday of the month from May until September. Along with returning favorites, though, this year’s program will offer several new local acts, including The Midatlantic Band, Boba Funk, and The Other Guys.
“We love seeing people of all ages enjoying great music in such a beautiful setting,” Airlie Gardens’ Development Manager Janine Powell said. “All of us here look forward to shaking off the winter and welcoming summer in such a fun way.”
The schedule includes returning acts that most regulars now expect and demand, including L Shape Lot and The Imitations. In addition, guests will have the chance to experience several new bands. The schedule concludes with more performers that already have played against the unique backdrop that is Airlie.
The Summer Concert Series has grown to become a staple of summer fun in Wilmington, According to Powell, “Every year the Concert Series grows, proving to us that families still value spreading out a blanket, eating yummy snacks and enjoying good music on summer nights in Wilmington, so let the countdown begin!” Concerts are held from 6-8pm.
The full schedule for the 2015 Summer Concert Series is as follows:
|May 1||Jack Jack 180||Pop/rock/alternative|
|May 15||‘Shine||Soft Rock|
|June 5||The Midatlantic Band||New Grass/Folk Rock|
|July 3||Heartbeat of Soul||Dance|
|July 17||L Shape Lot||Americana|
|August 7||Bob Funk||Funk/R&B|
|August 21||Signal Fire||Reggae|
|September 4||The Other Guys||Covers/Electroacoustic|
|September 18||The Imitations||Dance|
For more information about the 2015 Summer Concert series, or to purchase tickets to the concert, please visit www.airliegardens.org. Tickets are $9 for adults, $2 for kids age 4-12. Parking is off-site at 5335 Oleander Drive with free trolley service into the concerts.