Lyrics on the Lawn to Feature The Wilhelm Brothers July 16thJuly 10, 2015
Bring your chair and come join the fun!
Main Street Greeneville’s Third Concert Set for Thursday July 16th
Lyrics on the Lawn 2015 Summer Concert Series continues Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 pm. The FREE concert will be held on the lawn of the Dickson-Williams Mansion in the heart of downtown Greeneville, Tennessee. The concerts take place each Thursday evening in July. The opening act will begin at 7 with intermission scheduled for 7:45 and the headliner takes the stage at 8. Emcee for the series will be Woody J. In the event of inclement weather the concerts will be held inside at The Capitol Theatre of Greeneville which is located on South Main Street. Check website and Facebook for updates.
Thursday Night Boys
Hailing from Elizabethton in Carter County, TN, The Thursday Night Boys range on average from 10 to 20 members. They are friends that enjoy music and simply can’t get enough of it. What started out as boys on Thursday nights just jamming has turned into something more professional? Their range in musical genres is as large and varied as the members themselves. Included from time to time are the gals who help to add their diversity to the group.
The Wilheim Brothers
The Wilhelm Brothers – Indie Folk Rock which is insightful and infectious. The professional and full-time Asheville NC-based group combines the singer/songwriter talents of Chris Wilhelm with the sonic beauty and skill of cellist Cristof Ensslin. Their sound emphasizes love of a good story
delivered in song and employs folk, roots and indie influences. The music is infectious and insightful. The career of The Wilhelm Brothers to this point has focused on performing in front of as many audiences as they can as often as possible.
the group shares a strong liking for folk, singer/songwriter and
indie music. Chris sites Bright Eyes, Neko Case, Iron & Wine, Monsters of Folk, M. Ward and Andrew Bird as favorite influences. The group also shares a reverence for established music from the likes of Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and The Beatles and the traditions of folk, country, rock and pop that these artists represent.
Cellist for The Wilhelm Brothers, Cristof Ensslin, has undergone over 10 years of classical Cello education with Hungarian Cello teacher Kalman Dobos in his home town of Esslingen, Germany. He has played in numerous orchestras, chamber music and church ensembles. He has won several prizes in solo youth competitions in his birth country of Germany. Cristof has turned towards meditative ways of playing his Cello to bring out the sacred vibrations of the Cello. He has also recorded cello tracks with several talent projects produced by Lakehouse Music Studios in Asheville, NC.,
On site event food vendors include, Creamy Cup, Myers Pumpkin Patch Kettle Corn and Fudge, Top Dog Hot Dog and Main Street Greeneville. Food service is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm.
Family Friendly Event
Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and select your spot to enjoy the evening. The event is Smoke Free. Please note pets are welcome however they must remain within the designated Fido Friendly area. Next concert will be Thursday, July 23rd.
Sponsors for the series are Andrew Johnson Bank, The Bottle Shop, The Capitol Theatre of Greeneville, Consumer Credit Union, Greeneville Federal Bank, and Southern Finance. Additional partners of Main Street: Greeneville helping to bring the concerts to life are the Dickson-Williams Historical Association, EMS, Fatz Café, General Morgan Inn, Greeneville Light & Power System, Heritage Community Bank, Road Show Mobile Stages, Sound Studio Live, Town of Greeneville, Public Works, Fire Department, Greeneville Police Department and Unaka along with a host of volunteers.
Visit www.mainstreetgreeneville.org for more information.