Inaugural Labor Day Music Festival Rings Holiday |

By | September 4, 2022

Labor Day celebrations can be completely different in Tallapoosa County this 12 months.

As a substitute of a conventional Labor Day live performance, the standard one-day occasion can be prolonged with a two-night present. In accordance Robert Gunn with Russell Lands, the corporate is planning the primary Labor Day Music Pageant Friday and Saturday night time this vacation weekend.

As Russell Lands nears the live performance’s twentieth anniversary, Gunn described the particular present as a neighborhood service the corporate gives to Tallapoosa County.

“For 18 or 19 years we have supplied music to the neighborhood not directly on Labor Day weekend,” Gunn mentioned. “We welcome everybody. It is a household occasion, so individuals can convey their youngsters, and we simply encourage individuals to return and take heed to some actually good music.

Along with the live performance particular, Tallapoosa County and Lake Martin will host a number of vacation occasions all through the weekend.

Robert famous a number of key causes to attend this trip, together with the truth that admissions can be waived for attendees this 12 months along with different main adjustments.

“For years we’ve historically held a one night time occasion on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend on the Lake Martin Amphitheater, however this 12 months we determined to strive one thing completely different,” Gunn mentioned. “We’re transferring it from the Amphitheater the place it was a ticketed occasion to Russell Crossroads the place it should really be a free occasion.”

The particular live performance will function 4 musical acts unfold over two nights, with Supper Membership, then the Stews headline Friday. For Saturday, native band The Financial institution Walkers will take the stage adopted by Lodge Fiction.

Gunn famous the opening act, Supper Membership, as Auburn’s rising band.

“Folks appear to be flocking to their exhibits, so I am glad they’re right here,” he mentioned.

Then round 7:45 p.m. tonight, one other Auburn-based musical group, The Stews, will carry out. Gunn added that the band had been heading dwelling after finishing a nationwide tour.

Saturday’s first flagship present can be The Financial institution Walkers, a Lake Martin Cowl Band, who has carried out at a number of earlier firm occasions.

The particular live performance will finish with a Lodge Fiction, a Georgia-based band with two finest associates in thoughts. Jade Lengthy and Jessica Thompson have been taking part in music since they had been 12 and began performing collectively in 2019.

“Lodge Fiction is a duo with a full band. Each women have nice harmonies and their music is all over the place, so we’re actually enthusiastic about them,” Gunn mentioned.

Exhibits on each days start at 6:30 p.m. and the ultimate acts finish round 9:30 p.m. Meals vans can be available within the type of Large Mike’s Barbecue and Drive-By Tacos.