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Posted on: March 20, 2017

2017 Glover Park Concert Series Schedule Announced

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Contact: Maggi Moss

mmoss@mariettaga.gov

770-794-5609


Carolyn Morris

cmorrisga@gmail.com

404-966-8497


MARIETTA (March 6, 2017) – The Marietta Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2017 Glover Park Concert Series.  The Marietta community will again be “dancing in the street” during the Glover Park Concert Series. The series features local and national acts on the last Friday night, April through September with a special Saturday concert by the Symphony on the Square. The concerts are free but if you are looking for a “front-row seat,” a limited number of tables can be reserved for a fee. Table reservations are taken on a first come basis (and will sell out quickly) on the first working day of each month beginning at 8:00 a.m.

The concert lineup:

April 28                       The Headliners                            Beach/Oldies                         

May 26                        The Neons                                     Party Dance Band, farewell show

May 27                        Symphony on the Square

June 30                       Swingin Medallions                    Party Band of the South                     

July 28                         Breakfast Club                            1980’s Tribute Band

August 25                   Live Exchange Party Band       Variety                        

September 29           Grapevine                                      Big Band/Motown

Blankets and lawn chairs may be set up in the park.  Personal tables and plastic ground coverings are not permitted in the park, however they may be set up on the street after 5:30 p.m.   Bring a picnic dinner (beer & wine is permitted) or dine in one of the many fine restaurants located on the square.

Join others and participate in the table decorating contest sponsored by Coldwell Banker-Marietta West Cobb branch.  The contest is held prior to each concert with the winner will take home a basket full of goodies including a complimentary breakfast for 2 from the Hilton Marietta Hotel and Conference Center.  Registration is not required and it is free to participate.  Winner will be announced prior to the concert.

Deeann Rieves is the featured artist for the concert series poster.  She loves the juxtaposition of luscious brush strokes with carefree chalk contours and subtle colored pencil lines. In all of her paintings, she uses a sewing technique called free-motion machine embroidery on top of painted papers and then incorporate those papers as collage. Deeann says “she always working on a few paintings at a time – some days are for messy beginnings, others days are for more refined finishing touches”. She attended Memphis College of Art and now resides in Marietta with her husband.

WHEN:           The last Friday of each month, April through September.  All concerts begin at 8:00 (rain or shine)                   

WHERE:         Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square

                        50 N. Park Square

                        Marietta, GA 30060

PARKING:     Parking is available in Cobb County Park Decks (GPS:  Waddell and Lawrence St. Marietta GA)

COST:             Concerts are free. 

QUESTIONS:  www.mariettaga.gov/concerts, 770-794-5601

FACEBOOK:  www.facebook.com/GloverParkConcertSeries

The following sponsors have made the Glover Park Concert Series a free event:  City of Mariettta, Marietta Power, Gas South, SA White Oil Company, Whole Foods Market, Zaxby’s, Vinings Bank, Marietta Business Association, Marietta Daily Journal, Winnwood Retirement Community, Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Marietta Welcome Center, Coldwell Banker, Marietta/West Cobb, Cauthorn, Nohr Owen, Drummond Press, Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center and Pit Stop.   

Presented by the Downtown Marietta Development Authority, the City of Marietta and Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities. A litter free event by Keep Marietta Beautiful.

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