City of Greenville, NC

Sunday in the Park 2014

A Greenville tradition since 1973!

Free family fun and entertainment. This summer concert series is held at the Town Common, Greenville Toyota Amphitheater. The 2014 schedule is listed below. All shows are at 7:00pm.

If interested in sponsoring an event, please contact Shana Kriewall at 329-4567 or skriewall@greenvillenc.gov.

 

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June 1- TrainWreck
Voted “Best Band” by Greenville’s Mixer Magazine in 2007 and 2008, TrainWreck is a hot party band from Greenville. TrainWreck is musically diverse group, playing Funk, Soul, and Rock and Roll. Continually winning new fans all over the East, TrainWreck is a six-piece band featuring strong vocals and a riveting horn section. Members of the band have shared the stage with such artist as Edwin McCain, Hootie and the Blowfish, and the Embers to name a few. They are led by Adrian Watts, a long time Greenville music scene player.   https://www.facebook.com/TrainWrecknc


June 8- Tar River Community Band
Popular wind ensemble made up of volunteer musicians from around the Greenville area. Playing classical and popular music. A Sunday in the Park regular.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tar-River-Community-Band/117532208265020


June 15- Pitt Community College Symphony Orchestra
The wonderful college based orchestra is led by conductor Michael Stevenson. The orchestra is made up of over 60 musicians and is a collaborative effort of the college and community. They play a variety of popular and classical orchestral pieces.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/315354160487/


June 22- The Castaways
One of North Carolina’s oldest award winning Beach Music bands. Formed in 1961 in Durham NC they perform a perfect mix of Beach, Soul, and Rock and Roll. Their original music can be heard on Beach Music radio shows throughout the southeast. The band consists of seven members with keyboard and horn section.  http://www.castawaysband.com/home.cfm


June 29- Carolina Still
Carolina Still, out of Washington, NC, promotes a vision of early 20th century rural and small-town life, with a distinct Southern focus. They are a hard-driving, acoustic quartet with a distinctive new young sound and an old-time feel – the result of a potent blend of musical styles of old time, bluegrass, country, blues, rockabilly, punk and more. The band’s sound is deeply rooted in traditional music, but it is delivered with lots of energy and originality. Their latest album is called “Color of Rust.” They are a four piece with Fiddle, Upright Bass , Banjo, & Drums. https://www.facebook.com/carolinastill


July 6- Rebekah Todd and the Odyssey
Rebekah Todd a wonderful eclectic charismatic  songstress who’s powerful yet subtle voice touches on a soulful, bluesy, Americana sound. You will find her traveling the East Coast with a strong following here in Eastern North Carolina. She is backed up by the Odyssey, a group of talented young musicians that feature a horn section, bass, and keys.   https://www.facebook.com/RebekahToddMusic


July 13- The Monitors
From early Jazz to Rhythm and Blues, this band has been with Sunday in the Park from the beginning. They enlighten the crowd with an audience participation of the Electric Slide.


July 20- Panyelo
Caribbean based music produced by one of the finest Steel drum ensembles anywhere. They play a variety of tunes with these instruments from Reggae, Pop, and Country. A Sunday in the Park favorite.   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Panyelo/112626362529


July 27- Jupiter Jones
Playing all the favorites of the 80’s, 90’s, and today’s current hits. Voted best local band by Mixer Magazine in 2008, 2009, and 2011.  https://www.facebook.com/Jupiterjonesband


August 3- The David Dixon Trio
David Dixon is a singer/songwriter from Greenville, NC.  He studied music at the Berklee School of Music in Boston MA. His band, The David Dixon Trio performs a classical mix of rock infused Blues and Reggae. David was the lead guitarist for the well-known band, the Embers, from 2008-2011.   http://www.daviddixonmusic.com/David_Dixon/Home.html


August 10- The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra
A professional orchestra providing sounds from the 40’s big bands to the modern Beach, Boogie and Blues, as well as Reggae and Latin influenced sounds. This band has it all to please any venue it performs for.   http://thesoulpsychedelique.com/


August 17- Nu-Blu
Rural Rhythm Records recording artist Nu-Blu are on the rise in the Bluegrass/ Americana field. Touring all over the United States in 2013 their current album “10” is # 6 on the Billboard Bluegrass charts. They carry the weight and proudly uphold the tradition of North Carolina based Bluegrass Bands. This will be a great show to end the season.   http://nu-blu.com/


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