Johnny Holm Band Kicks Off 2017 ‘Summertime By George’ Line-Up
ST. CLOUD — St. Cloud’s favorite summer concert series, Summertime By George, announced their line-up for the 2017 season Wednesday night.
Kicking things off is the Johnny Holm Band scheduled for opening night on June 14th.
The Fabulous Armadillos, Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks and Collective Unconscious are some of the other headlining acts returning to the stage.
New to the summer concert series this year are Guytano, Blimp and the Vista Jazz Club.
Dave Tripp is one of the committee members. He says the talent of their opening acts this year are just as impressive as their headliners.
“Our opening acts last year and this year were as good as our featured acts in year one, two and three. So we really stepped up the quality of the music in general,” says Tripp.
2017 Schedule Line-up:
June 14th – Andrew Austin opening for Johnny Holm Band
June 21st – Guytano opening for Shalo Lee Band
June 28th – Vista Jazz Club opening for Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks
July 5th – Going to the Sun opening for Mick Sterling
July 12th – Blimp opening for Belfast Cowboys
July 19th – Harper’s Chord opening for Sonny Knight and the Lakers
July 26th – Southbound opening for Big Toe & The Jam
August 2nd – Broken Fiddle opening for The Killer Vee’s
August 9th – Brasszilla opening for Collective Unconscious
August 16th – First Circle opening for Hitchville
August 23rd – Adam Hammer and Dave Cofell opening for Grant Haake & The Fifth Avenue Review
August 30th – Walter’s Wheelhouse opening for the Fabulous Armadillos
This year marks the 6th season for the Summertime By George concert series, put on by the St. Cloud Rotary Club.