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2012 Music on the River Lineup Announced

Posted On April 13, 2012

Music on the River(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – A Beatles tribute band, lots of 1960s and ‘70s music, and local acts make up the schedule for this summer’s Music on the River.

 

Lawrenceburg Main Street organizes the free concert series each summer to help draw people downtown.

 

“We invite you to come down early and walk the levee, stop in the local restaurants, enjoy downtown Lawrenceburg and then come to the concert,” said Lawrenceburg Main Street Director Pat Krider.

 

The series begins Thursday, June 7 with Hot Wax and continues each Thursday night until the final concert September 6. The music begins at 7:00 p.m. each night.

 

HEAR OUR INTERVIEW WITH PAT KRIDER ABOUT WHAT LAWRENCEBURG MAIN STREET IS UP TO ON EAGLE 99.3′S SOUNDBYTES PAGE.

 

The City of Lawrenceburg is building a new event center at Music on the River’s former venue at the corner of Walnut and High Streets. Because of that project, the concerts this summer will be at the Riverfront Pavilion located on the third floor of the parking garage next to Partners in Health.

 

Krider is excited about the new venue.

 

“We think it’s going to be a nice change. You’ll really be able to see the river. It’s so convenient. People can park in the parking garage and there’s still parking on the downtown streets,” she said.

 

Just as they have been in previous years, concert goers are urged to bring their lawn chairs.

 

Here is the complete 2012 Music on the River schedule:

 

June 7 – Hot Wax, music of the 60s and 70s

 

June 14 – Paul Eve, Elvis and Johnny Cash tribute artist

 

June 21 – Parrots of the Caribbean, music of Jimmy Buffet

 

June 28 – Indianapolis Jazz Band, big band sound and patriotic program

 

July 5 – Cook and Belle, variety of music from country to pop

 

July 12 – Channel Kats, perennial local favorite with a variety of rock and blues

 

July 19 – Robin Lacy and DeZydeco, New Orlean R&B

 

July 26 – Pure Grain, southern soul, funky country, old school blue collar rock

 

August 2 – Spittin’ Image, musical comedy duo

 

August 9 – Jay Jessie Johnson Band, outstanding guitarist playing blues based rock

 

August 16 – After Midnight, 1970s party music

 

August 23 – The Newbees, Beatles tribute band complete with string section

 

August 30 – Ridge Runner, energetic country

 

September 6 – Blue Stone Ivory, premiere horn band with favorites from 60s and 70s

 

LINKS:

 

Lawrenceburg Main Street - http://www.lawrenceburgmainst.com/