Keller, Roanoke, and Watauga - Make your weekend plans to include these free concerts - fun for the whole family! During this third week of June, we have three concerts you're sure to enjoy! We have a Beatles tribute band, a concert of classic rock, country and blues, and a night of rock and roll. Check out our full line-up here: http://goo.gl/V8gonB and follow our facebook page for updates and weather cancellations: facebook.com/artsnet.tarrant/events
Thursday: Keller MasterWorks - Me & My Monkey - a Beatles Tribute Band
Arts Council Northeast and the City of Keller are pleased to welcome Me & My Monkey for a free concert on June 16, at the Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller (patio-outside) 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm.
With its two original members, George Jara and Rod Bollinger (George Harrison and John Lennon) since its initiation the band have added two other members, Michael Daniel and Paul Sacco (Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney). This group of four concludes the line-up of the Beatles tribute band Me and My Monkey. They have traveled widely perfecting their talents. Me and My Monkey have appeared in various television shows, headlined numerous festivals and performed as the opening act for a hand full of classic rock favorites in the United Stated.
The band has also toured around the U.S and performed in the U.K. As Paul Sacco said in an interview “We feel there is only one way to do this…the right way. We’ll stop at nothing to give people the feeling that they are actually seeing and hearing the Beatles live.” “We actually are very competitive within the band itself, as far as the attention to detail. We are our own toughest critics.” The Fort Worth Weekly elected Me and My Monkey as the Best Cover Band, 2003.
Thursday: Roanoke MasterWorks - Revolving Door - Live Classic Rock, Country and Blues cover band
Arts Council Northeast and the City of Roanoke are pleased to welcome Revolving Door for a free concert on June 16, 2016 at the Austin Street Plaza Corner of Oak & Austin St. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Revolving Door is a Dallas/Ft. Worth-based Country, Classic Rock, and Blues cover band comprised of musicians who enjoy playing the good stuff from music history. Their members have a combined experience of more than 75 years of musical entertainment excellence. They play the music you really want to dance to. When Revolving Door plays, the energy fills the room, people shuffle in their seats and tap their feet until moments later, when they jump up and fill the dance floor. Revolving Door seems to magically read the mind of the crowd and play exactly what they would like to hear and dance to, with an excitement that keeps everyone smiling. Revolving Door is a blend of energy and excitement. The best musical talents were selected not only for stunning musicianship, but also for their unique combination of intensity and lyricism. You can expect to hear vocal harmonies, searing lead guitar, rock solid bass, and driving drums.
Friday: Watauga MasterWorks - Zack King - Rock and Roll
Arts Council Northeast and the City of Watauga are pleased to welcome Zack King Band for a free concert on June 17, 2016 at the Capp Smith Park Amphitheatre, 5800 Robin Dr. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
Zack King and his band have been performing their unique brand of Texas Rock across the U.S. for over 10 years. In that time they have played with some of the most illustrious superstars in rock and country music. They kicked off their career opening for legendary singer/songwriter Leon Russell and have since performed with the likes of Bon Jovi, Alabama, Chris Cagle, Bret Michaels, Randy Travis, Keith Anderson, Kevin Fowler, Stone Temple Pilots, Tesla, Ronnie Milsap and many more. The NHL’s Dallas Stars have been using Zack King songs for years both at Dallas’ American Airlines Center during home games as well as in advertising and promotion for the team. Most recently, the band’s single “What Do You Say” is being used by CBS Television in Dallas/Fort Worth to promote current programming. Their song “Big Plan in the Southland” is the theme song for CBS’ DFW Outdoorsman featuring former Dallas Cowboy Marcus Spears.
Through the MasterWorks Series, Arts Council Northeast and our neighboring communities present free performances on selected evenings throughout the year. The MasterWorks Series is designed to offer a variety of quality family entertainment to the community by utilizing the talent of local, regional, and national artists.
Arts Council Northeast partners with several North Tarrant County cities to foster civic engagement through arts and culture. Our MasterWorks Concert Series does just that by offering FREE concerts to our communities. You will experience a wide selection of music, dance, and theatre. Art and music lovers from age 2 to 102 have the opportunity to enjoy more than 65 free concerts a year, with music ranging from Classical to Celtic, and from Pop, to Country & Western, to Jazz & Blues. The MasterWorks Concert Series creates a wonderful opportunity for the family to get out and enjoy a great night of entertainment!
Contact: Dylan Perera