Spend August under the stars at Allandale Mansion with free concert series

Contributed To The Press • Aug 2, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Allandale Mansion is hosting free concerts every Thursday through August. For a few hours each week, music lovers can get food and beverages starting at 6 p.m.; the concerts start an hour later at the Allandale Amphitheater.

Each week will feature a variety of entertainers and food truck vendors, such as Project Waffle on August 2nd and 9th, and Back Draft BBQ on August 16th and 23rd.

The lineup this year includes:

Aug. 2: Vic Henley

Sponsored by Doctor Steve Baumrucker and East Tennessee Comedy, New York comedian Vic Henley will bring all the laughs on Aug. 2. Henley has his own Comedy Central half-hour special, he has appeared as a stand-up comedian on HBO, CBS, NBC, MTV and A&E, and is the co-author of a best-selling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy.

Aug. 9: Folk Soul Revival

Hailing from Bristol, the alternative country band is one of the most popular performing acts featuring roots-rock and back-porch instrumentation. The quintet has opened for many acts, such as Travis Tritt and Eric Church, and received many state awards and national recognition for their singles and albums.

Aug. 16: Kyle Cook

A former Matchbox Twenty member and a current member of Rivers & Rust, Kyle Cook is a Nashville-based producer and talented singer-songwriter. He’s co-written and collaborated with musicians such as Mick Jagger, John Waite and others.

Aug. 23: Beth Snapp 

The concert series will close with Northeast Tennessee favorite Beth Snapp and her band for the grand finale. The pop-infused singer-songwriter is known for the connection she makes with her music to serve a story.

Bring your chairs, blankets, friends and the whole family to one or all of the August at Allandale concerts!

Eastman Foundation, Eastman Credit Union, Visit Kingsport, Friends of Allandale and PEAK are sponsors for the concerts. For more information, please call 423-229-9422 or visit Allandale Mansion on Facebook.

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