“Charlie,” Motown, Beach Music Band in FREE Concert at Tanglewood, Sunday, August 26
Winston-Salem, NC (August 8, 2018) – “Charlie,” the Motown and beach music band, will perform at 5:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, August 26, at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons. The concert is FREE and part of the Summer Parks Series presented by the County of Forsyth in collaboration with The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
This versatile, six-piece band features male and female vocalists, a keys player, guitar, bass and drums. Charlie performs in the Motown tradition of tuxedos and coordinated dance steps mixed with southern beach music to please a crowd in the park on a late summer day. The “Charlie” concert is sponsored by Salem Smiles Orthodontics.
This is the third year of the free Summer Park Series concerts which are held in Forsyth County’s two public parks, Triad Park and Tanglewood Park. The concerts are a collaboration between the County of Forsyth and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. “This is the last of the 2018 Summer Parks concert performances, and we encourage residents of the county to come out along with friends and neighbors and enjoy free, top-notch entertainment in the family-friendly environment of Tanglewood Park,” said David Plyler, Chair, Forsyth County Commissioners. This versatile, Durham-based band has an extensive song list of favorites and is known for its engaging, crowd-pleasing style.
The concert and parking are free. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. They may bring a picnic if they like. Food trucks will be on site. Refreshments such as soda, water, beer and wine are available with all proceeds supporting the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. No outside alcohol is permitted.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Tanglewood Park – “Charlie” – “An evening of Motown and beach music”
Family activities by Bookmarks and Associated Artists of Winston-Salem
Gates open at 4:00 p.m. and the concert begins at 5:00 p.m.
Local food trucks
Sponsor: Salem Smiles
“Our parks are tremendous assets,” said Plyler, “and we want residents of the county to know about them and use them. Our collaboration with The Arts Council, which has found enthusiastic local sponsors to help defray expenses, has worked well, and we thank 2018 performance sponsors including Publix Super Market Charities, Kaplan Early Learning Company, AlphaBEST Education, and Salem Smiles.
Winston-Salem, known as a City of Arts and Innovation, and Forsyth County have a robust arts community that enriches the lives of area residents every day and accounts in large part for the recognition they continue to receive as a great place to live, learn, work and play. Forsyth County’s nonprofit arts industry supports 5,559 full time equivalent jobs; accounts for more than $129 million in resident household income, and generates more than $14.8 million in local and state tax revenues.