For Immediate Release | August 19, 2022
AvonLIVE! Free Concert Series Wednesday, August 24th presents The Docksiders
The Town of Avon presents free community concerts
Avon, CO – Join us at the Avon Performance Pavilion in Harry A. Nottingham Park for another memorable performance at AvonLIVE! on Wednesday, August 24th starting at 5:00 p.m. There are only two more AvonLIVE! concerts this summer so make it a plan to pop your polo collar and sing along with America’s favorite yacht rock band, The Docksiders whose show stopping hit song after hit song, costume changes, and production, is only topped by their world-class performance. The Docksiders perform at 7:00 p.m.
Imagine that it is 1981 and you are cruising the Atlantic shores of the Hamptons with your friends. Bikinis are fluorescent, polo collars are popped, and boat shoes are rocked sockless. In the background, your booming sound system is playing the soft-rock sounds of Olivia Newton-John, Toto, Kenny Loggins, The Carpenters, Michael McDonald, Hall & Oates, Christopher Cross, and Air Supply.
The Docksiders are made up of music industry veterans – led by 3-time Grammy™ nominee, Kevin Sucher. Their unique tribute act of your favorite “soft rock” songs of the 70s and 80s – now defined as Yacht Rock – have been entertaining thousands of people for years and the revival of this genre and audiences are only getting bigger.
Opening for The Docksiders is Summit County, Colorado born High Five. Somewhere in between the majestic altitude of Colorado’s highest peaks and the jubilation of homegrown music, the High Five has found a synergy that transmutes what may first appear like a traditional, jamming performance, into a sensorially heightened experience. The four-piece ensemble co-creates new harmonic atmospheres every time the stage beckons. It is not just another “jam band.” The High Five emits prime-form family vibes. Each experience is inspired and musically different from every other show. However, if there is one thing that never changes, it is the general feeling of “good times with good friends” that constantly persists throughout every High Five show. The players come from a wide variety of musical backgrounds, which makes for a fresh, well-traveled sound. The influences of bluegrass, reggae, folk, Americana, jam, trance, Afro-Cuban and good old rock, and roll combine among the group of artists and are amplified into a full room of sonic wealth.
The Town of Avon is honored to once again bring the AvonLIVE! free community concert series to the Avon Performance Pavilion, at Harry A. Nottingham Park, on Wednesdays through August 31st, 2022. At AvonLIVE!, the Town of Avon kindly asks guest to leave outside alcohol at home and purchase from the Hahnewald Bar which features an array of craft brews, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. In addition to the Hahnewald Bar, the event will have numerous local food vendors offering tasty food selections to enjoy while listening to the music.
“We have had so much fun this summer at AvonLIVE! and do not want it to end! And it’s not, Avon has more free music in store during the month of September with Summer’s End concert, Community Picnic and Heart & Soul Festival,” stated Danita Dempsey, Culture, Arts & Special Events Manager for the Town of Avon.
What: AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park
Where: Avon Performance Pavilion at Nottingham Park
When: Wednesday, August 24th, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Live Music: Begins at 5:30 p.m.
Sponsors: The Town of Avon is proud to present the AvonLIVE! Free Concert Series with support from Peak Performances, Vail Daily, Always Mountain Time, Mountain Beverage, and KZYR.
Transportation & Parking: The use of public transportation is encouraged, as well as walking or riding a bike to the park. Free parking is available.
No pets | Plastic-Free Event | Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Blankets and low-back, lawn chairs allowed | No smoking
More information: For more information, please visit Avon.org/events or contact Avon Culture Arts and Special Events Manager Danita Dempsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 748-4065.
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