Popular Music on the Plaza Concert Series is Back and Even Better
popular concert series is back for a 7th
Thursday, February 4, Midtown will once again kick-off its popular
free outdoor concert series, Music on the Plaza. The concerts run
each Thursday evening through April, providing music lovers of all
ages with a wide variety of carefully selected talent.
And, to add a bit more flavor to the mix, we’re bringing in food trucks each week, so concert-goers can dance and devour all the goodness on Mainstreet.
With a wide
variety of tuneage to suit any taste, past concerts included the
following genres (or even mixes) of Rock, Soul, Rockabilly, Swing,
Blues, Pop, Roots, Jump, Reggae, Dancehall, Dub, Hip Hop, and R&B.
Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. And there’s always
plenty of free parking at Midtown. All ages are welcome.
Name: Solid Brass
Formed in 2011, Solid Brass is an eight-piece band which plays
Classic Rock and R&B from the ‘60s through the ‘80s made
famous by horn bands including Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, Joe
Cocker, the Doobie Brothers, and Stevie Wonder. You’ll only hear
professional renditions of your favorite songs, or they will not be
performed. Solid Brass has a passion for the music, a respect for the
artists of the Classic Rock era, and a love for performing,
translating to an energy and vibe like no other.
Style: A tribute to horn bands, performing Classic Rock and R&B
from the ‘60s through the ‘80s
Name: Samantha Russell
recognized country artist Samantha
Russell and the boys bring crowds to their feet with abundant energy,
excellent music and great times. Come on out and dance; you will be
entertained! The band features songs from Classic Country and Rock
artists, originals, and an occasional current pop tune, just for
flavor. Samantha has opened for several major acts including The
Marshall Tucker Band, Travis Tritt, and Blackhawk. With such a
diverse set list that includes current and classic Country hits and
timeless Southern Rock songs, it’s not surprising why The Samantha
Russell Band was voted the #1 TOP Live Country Band
in South Florida!
Name: Professor Pennygoode’s Mighty Flea Circus
Professor Pennygoode's Mighty Flea Circus, a quintet hailing from
Florida's East Coast, brings with them the most toe-tappin'est, heart
pumpin'est, partner swingin'est music around! This dynamic band will
keep the joint jumping and blowin' its top all night long. Playing
rug cutting tunes from and inspired by Jive Era Swing, 50's
Rockabilly, Roots, Jump, and music that has stood the test of time,
the Mighty Flea Circus delivers a polished, authentic show that keeps
the crowds coming back for more.