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Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series Kick-Off: May 28, 2015

Culpeper, VA.Thursday returns as the “new Friday” when Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. kicks-off its 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series on May 28, 2015, directly in front of the Depot. Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. is a development organization dedicated to enhancing, celebrating and enriching Culpeper’s historic downtown.

The 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series is in full swing May 28th, starting with the foot-tapping beats of the Hotcakes, East Coast’s #1 dance band. Guests won’t be able to resist dancing to their mix of the latest top 40 hits, as well as some Motown, Beach, Oldies, and a touch of Country. Bring your dancing shoes and join in the festivities and see as they live up to their dance party reputation.

The musical festivities continue on June 18, 2015, with Souled Out’s soulful lead vocals and sweet flowing harmonies. This high-energy group of musicians really know how to please the crowd.  This six member band blends soul, funk, rock, and country in a way that is sure to get the party movin’ and folks on the floor groovin’ from the first beat to the last. 

July 16, 2015 features The Worx, an award-winning group.  The Worx perform modern and classic rock ‘n’ roll covers as well as original material with such energetic enthusiasm that everyone will be on their feet for this highly-anticipated show.   From their amazing head-turning classic rock-n-roll covers (you won't be sure you're not hearing the original artists) to their owncrowd-pleasing hits, The Worx deliver an exciting show. Come to the Depot area ready to dance and sing;you'll see why crowds across Virginia love The Worx.

The 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series finale will be held August 20, 2015, with The Woodshedders and The Dry Run Band.  Opening the show Southern country-rockers The Dry Run Band has taken its wide range of influences and backgrounds to create a blend of twang and grit, all while understanding the purity of traditional mountain music.  The Woodshedders consists of a five piece group of top-notch musicians who have released three original albums, with a fourth one in the making. They bring an upbeat, dance-inducing sound that instantly engages the crowd and never disappoints!

Grab your dancing shoes, a lawn chair, family and friends, and join CRI from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, directly in front of Depot on Commerce Street in downtown Culpeper for great music and good times. With 2015’s 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series line up, it’s easy to see why Culpeper was selected as a 2012 Great American Main Street winner.

Advance tickets are available for $5 per concert or a DISCOUNT SEASON TICKET for all 4 concerts may be purchased for $15 (that amounts to one free concert) and will be available May 1.  General admission the day of the event is $7 at the gate for those 21 and over. KIDS ARE FREE!

Come and enjoy historic downtown Culpeper throughout the summer with great performances from the Hotcakes, Souled Out, The Worx, The Dry Run Band, and The Woodshedders. All are welcome! Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets will be allowed. For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at (540) 825-4416 or crievents@culpeperdowntown.com or visit us on the web at www.culpeperdowntown.com .