The Second Saturday Concert Series continues this weekend at the Cove at Concord Park and Clayton Park.
The free concerts are held 6 to 8 p.m. July through September on the second Saturday of each month. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs and food. However, no alcohol is allowed.
The dates and bands left for summer 2020 are:
- Aug. 8: Left Foot Dave and the Magic Hats (The Cove) and Wild Blue Yonder (Clayton Park)
- Sept. 12: Kudzu (The Cove) and Jay Dee (Clayton Park)
Please note that under the state’s proposed guidelines for live events outside, singers must stay 15 feet from the audience and crowds can gather in groups of six but must remain six feet apart from others.
Left Foot Dave and the Magic Hats combine a brand of blues and original material that spans seven decades from Chicago, the Muddy Ole Mississippi Delta, Texas and a bit of Cajun spice.
East Tennessee-based Wild Blue Yonder, which has two top-selling CDs, has performed its “Appalachian Americana” throughout the Southeast since 2001. The band features a healthy dose of mountain tunes and energetic grassy classics.
The Cove, located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive, is the county’s most visited park. It features a number of summertime amenities, including a beach, playground, sand volleyball court, walking trail and fishing areas. River Sports also rents canoes and kayaks. Clayton Park, located at 7347 Norris Freeway, includes a pavilion, grills, walking trail and playground.
If any concert has to be canceled because of the weather, the county will post a notification to the Parks and Rec Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/knoxcountyparks/ and the Park’s Twitter page https://twitter.com/knoxcountyparks.