Summer Comes To The TriCities

Dated: 06/14/2016

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It's June. Schools are out (sans the unfortunate few summer-schoolers). Pools open, picnics begin AND, music fills the air! Image title

Several popular TriCities venues have kicked off summer activities open to the public and are in full swing for the season. Downtown 

Kingsport's Twighlight Alive Concert series kicked off on May 27th, and will continue through the summer until the end of July. The Twilight Alive Summer Concert Series, which includes Bluegrass on Broad, takes place each Thursday and Friday evening, and is FREE and open to the public. Concerts take place on Broad Street at the corner of Market Street. Concert goers are encouraged to bring their lawn chair, but does not allow coolers, or pets. Bluegrass on Broad is a Thursday night series that begins at 7 p.m. each night. Twilight Alive, featuring genres from rock to Americana, also begins at 7 p.m. and is on Friday nights. The series concert schedule for both nights is available on the Visit Kingsport website,

Also popular in the TriCities are the weekly live events at Sonny's Marina and Cafe. The marina is located in Gray at 109 One Street, and is a great gathering place on the water to enjoy music food and fun. Check the Sonny's website to find out more about this series, and the variety of marine vehicles and service offered:

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For the aspiring entertainer in the area, there are several venues that offer "Open Mic" nights throughout the TriCities. One of the more popular is 620 State at 620 State Street in Bristol TN. Also in Bristol are the Border Bash outdoor music series, featuring a variety of genres, held each Friday night, and The Full Moon Jam Bluegrass series, held each Tuesday evening at the Country Music Mural on State Street. Both events are free to the public. Check out more about activities in Bristol at the Believe in Bristol website,

Whether you're a resident, or a visitor to the area, check out some of the great summer happenings! And, whether you're a visitor or resident, keep The Shields Team of Keller Williams Realty in mind if you're just moving to the TriCities, or looking to find a new home in the area! Call us anytime at (423) 433-6517, or come by our office at 1033 Hamilton Place in Johnson City for a free consultation! You can also see our massive selection of homes for sale in the Tri-Cities here: Johnson City Homes.

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Wes Shields

Wes Shields, Team Owner and Listing Agent for The Shields Team at Keller Williams Realty of Johnson City Tennessee, has a long and very impressive list of accomplishments in his 10+ years in the real ....

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