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Culpeper Renaissance’s Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series Kick-Off: May 18, 2017

Culpeper, VA.Join us in historic downtown Culpeper directly in front of the Depot for the kick-off concert of the 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc., a downtown development organization dedicated to enhancing, celebrating, and enriching Culpeper’s Downtown. Aaron Martinak, 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series Chairman, is eagerly anticipating the arrival of this year’s Concert Series. “I'm really excited about this year's musical lineup for this year's Third Thursday concert series. We have a great mix of fan favorites and some excellent first-time bands.”

The summer concert series begins on May 18, 2017, with J & The Band a Party Band from Virginia Beach with Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboard, and a 3-piece horn section, playing many of your Top 40, Classic Rock, Beach, Motown, Oldies, favorites. Their music includes hits from Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green, Pharrell Williams, Chicago, The Blues Brothers, James Brown, Paul; Simon, Billy Joel, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, Maroon 5 and many others. Audiences always enjoy the wide variety of music played by the professional level musicians in this band.  You are certain to have loads of fun when J & The Band hits the stage.

The festivities continue on June 15, 2017, with The Worx, an award winning mid Atlantic Southeastern group.  The Worx perform modern and classic rock-n-roll covers as well as original material with such energetic enthusiasm that everyone will be on their feet for this exciting show.  From their amazing head-turning classic rock-n-roll covers (you won't be sure you're not hearing the original artists) to their owncrowd-pleasing hits, The Worx delivers an exciting show. Come to the Depot area ready to dance and sing;you'll see why crowds across Virginia love The Worx. 

July 20thfeatures Band of Oz a Carolina Beach Band.  The Band of Oz is one of the most successful groups in the Southeast, featuring a full horn section and a dynamic eight-member group.  The entire family will enjoy the last sounds of summer during this classic beach music celebration!

Join us for our final concert of the summer on August 17, 2017, with the high energy show from En’Novation.  En'Novation is a highly talented Richmond based band made up of extremely well-seasoned singers and musicians that have decades of combined experience.  En’Novation performs hit after hit with stunningly smooth vocals, pitch perfect harmonies, and a high charismatic stage presence.  Grab your dancing shoes; this is one concert Culpeper music lovers should not miss!

Be certain to join us from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, directly in front of Depot on Commerce Street in historic downtown Culpeper, for great music and an enjoyable evening for the entire family!

Advance tickets are available for $5 per concert or a DISCOUNT SEASON TICKET for all 4 concerts may be purchased for $15 (that’s one free concert). All are available up until the day before the event at the following locations: Pepperberries located at 102 East Davis Street, Museum of Culpeper History at 113 South Commerce Street, Randy’s Flowers by Endless Creations at 211 West Evans Street, and Oak View National Bank 450 James Madison Highway. General admission the day of the event is $7 at the gate for those 21 and over. KIDS ARE FREE!

Come and enjoy historic downtown Culpeper throughout the summer with great times and the great sounds of J & The Band, The Worx, Band of Oz, and En’Novation Band. The 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series is made possible through the generous support of the Town of Culpeper; 103.1 WJMA/105.5 SAM FM; Be A Culpeper Local program; Best Western – Culpeper Inn; Culpeper Media Network; Culpeper Times; Kid Central; Maloney & Ward Insurance Agency, Inc.; Martin’s Food Market; The Smyth Team Realtors – RE/MAX Regency; NAPA – Culpeper Auto Parts; Union Bank & Trust; and Virginia Eagle Distributing.

All are welcome! Bring friends, family & a lawn chair!  Don’t forget your appetite; a great line-up of vendors is available to include: Bavarian Chef Food Truck; Bruster’s Ice Cream & Nathan’s Hot Dogs; Burnt Ends BBQ; Culpeper Rotary Club; Old Dominion Bistro Bus; and Sweet Heart Asian Festival Food. Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets are welcome! For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at (540) 825-4416 or criinfo@culpeperdowntown.com or visit us on the web at www.culpeperdowntown.com .


J & The Band