Songs in the Summertime: Live Music in Davie County
Live music across Davie returns this summer, as Mocksville, Bermuda Run, and Davie County Recreation and Parks offer a multitude of free concerts that are sure to have you tapping, clapping, and singing along. With a mix of Pop, Rock, R&B, Beach Music, and classics from all decades, there will be variety for all to enjoy.
Community Park Summer Concert Series Dates/Times:
Music on the Green is back for 2022 this Summer at the Community Park, and this lineup of marvelous musical talent is sure to excite. Davie County Parks and Rec is proud to have six concerts lined up to keep your summertime filled with tunes. Concerts this year will feature local talent as an opener from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., with main acts playing from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
“Our Team loves watching the Davie community come and sing, dance, and commune with each other on the green, slowing down enough to simply be entertained. The 2022 Concerts in the Park Series will kick off with back-to-back performances from ‘The Ladies of Country’, two national acts hailing from Nashville, on May 28. It will be a night you won’t want to miss!” said Whitney Fitzsimmons, event coordinator for DCRP.
- Saturday, May 28, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Hannah Dasher / Maggie Baugh
- Saturday, June 4, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Coia / Ryan Perry
- Saturday, July 2, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Marvelous Funkshun / The Tonez
- Saturday, August 6, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Tess Black & Blues / Nathan Angelo
- Saturday, September 3, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Gump Fiction
- Saturday, October 1, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Lauren Light
Kicking things off on May 28th are Hannah Dasher and Maggie Baugh, two country music solo artists performing in the evening. Hannah Dasher is “Nashville’s best-kept secret,” and she is a true entertainer that was destined to perform country music with a familiar twang and southern heart. Maggie Baugh is a country solo artist inspired by the likes of Sara Evans and Rascal Flatts. Her passion for the art shows through her relatable lyrics and heartfelt melodies.
Next on the lineup on June 4th are Coia and Ryan Perry. Coia is a solo artist from the Greensboro area, and he is a master of his craft in producing indie rock that will get you moving. Ryan Perry describes his musical style as “Southern Fried Country:” a mixture of modern country style with honky-tonk twang. Perry has toured the southeast and headlined for big country music stars in his time. His musical talents are sure to get you fired up.
On July 2nd, Marvelous Funkshun and The Tonez are bringing their talents to the stage. Marvelous Funkshun is a five-man group that has been playing groovy tunes and funky beats across the southeast for eight years. Following up, The Tonez are a variety cover band that play classic hits for all ages. From Beach Music, R&B, Disco, and even Rock ‘n Roll, this band has a little something for everyone.
To continue the concert series in August, Tess Black & Blues will be playing some classic Motown, Rock, and Beach Music. Accompanying them is Nathan Angelo: an indie artist that has musical roots in 80’s pop and 90’s R&B.
In September, witness “The Ultimate 90’s Experience,” as Gump Fiction performs live. Their musical talents will take you back to the golden age of grunge, rock, and even pop hits. It is a blast from the past that you won’t want to miss.
Finishing off this variety of artists in October is Lauren Light, a pop singer-songwriter that has performed across the US and played in over 800 shows. Her vocals compliment a variety of instrumentals to produce a unique and engaging sound.
Admission is FREE and no pre-registration is required. Individuals are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating! Coolers or picnic baskets are allowed, and concessions will be available onsite for purchase. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at the park at this time. Contact Whitney Fitzsimons at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.daviecountync.gov/700/Recreation-and-Parks for more information.
Town of Mocksville Concert Series Dates/Times:
- Saturday, June 11, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Moxie
- Saturday, July 9, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Radio Revolver
- Saturday, August 13, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Exit 180
- Saturday, September 10, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Tess Black & Blues
Moxie comes to Mocksville on June 11, bringing a variety of soul, R&B, and funk music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Following up on July 9th is Radio Revolver. This four-member cover band performs fine hits from artists like The Doobie Brothers, AC/DC, Stevie Wonder, and much more!
On August 13, Mocksville is thrilled to welcome Exit 180, a band focused on delivering classic and southern rock along with country songs you know and love. To finish off the concert series in September, kick back and enjoy the sounds of Motown, Rock, and Beach Music from Tess Black & Blues.
All concerts will be held in the quad right next to Restaurant 101, and there will be no parking in this area during the concerts. Remember to bring your own chair for a terrific musical event! No coolers are permitted. For more information about upcoming events, visit MocksvilleNC.org or contact Tami Langdon at email@example.com.
Bermuda Run Arts Council Concert Series Dates/Times:
- Saturday, June 18, 7:00 p.m. – EnVision (No Rain Date)
- Saturday, August 13, 7:00 p.m. – Trial By Fire – Tribute to Journey (Rain Date Aug. 14)
- Saturday, August 27, 7:00 p.m. – North Tower Band (Rain Date Aug. 28)
- Saturday, September 10, 7:00 p.m. – Special Occasion Band (Rain Date Sept. 11)
To commence the series of concerts from the Arts Council comes EnVision, an electrifying group with roots in funk, R&B, soul, and pop. They will perform on June 18.
Succeeding on August 13 is Trial by Fire, a Journey tribute band based right out of North Carolina. They capture the spirit and energy of the original 80s rockers like no other. Take a listen! Witness the faithful recreation of the jaw-dropping arena rock band like never before!
Returning to Bermuda Run on August 27 is North Tower: a passionate musical ensemble that is eager to play a variety of beach, funk, and classic hits. North Tower has been rocking for over 40 years in the southeast and never disappoints.
To top it all off, the Special Occasion Band arrives on September 11. Based out of Winston-Salem, this band “totally defines the word Special … you just provide the Occasion.” If you love beach music and classic hits, this is the occasion for you!
All concerts are located at Town Center on Kinderton Boulevard right off Highway 158. Admission is FREE and open to the public! Remember to bring your own chair. Coolers, picnic baskets, and lawn chairs are allowed and encouraged! For more information visit https://daviearts.org/br-summer-concerts/.
It’s Easier Than Ever to Make Your Summer Plans
We are making it easier than ever for you to make summer plans for your family. Download and print an easy to read schedule for the summer concerts in Downtown Mocksville, at the Community Park, and in Bermuda Run. And if you haven’t grabbed one yet, go here to get your Summer Movie Schedule!