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Dashboard Blue will bring its rock and dance grooves to Banner Elk as part of the county's free
local concert series this summer. Photo submitted

Originally published: 2013-06-19 12:12:53
Last modified: 2013-06-19 12:13:38

Can’t-miss concert series fills summer nights in Avery County

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The tradition that is toe-tapping music for the family to enjoy returns to Avery County this summer in the form of Banner Elk Concerts in the Park and Newland Riverwalk Concert Series. And the best part – it’s all free.
Banner Elk Concerts in the Park boasts strong summer lineup

Banner Elk Concerts in the Park begins at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, June 20, and ends Thursday, Aug. 29, providing free weekly entertainment at Tate-Evans Town Park stage located off Highway 194 behind Bank of America in Banner Elk.
Mountaineer Mini-Storage, Eagle Ridge Builders, The Action Group, Dr. Charol Schaffer, Lees-McRae College, Pet Spa, Banner Elk United Methodist Church, Subway, Appalachian Brian Estates and Frank and Mary Watts serve as sponsors for this year's Banner Elk Concerts in the Park. 

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