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Concerts in the Commons starts as 6pm


6 pm: Big Daddy Love 
8 pm: The Dave Matthews Tribute Band
The Town of Wilkesboro will host “Concerts in the Commons” on Saturday, June 10th from 6 – 10 pm with performances by Big Daddy Love and The Dave Matthews Tribute Band.

“Concerts in the Commons” will be held on second Saturdays from 6 – 10 pm at the Wilkes Communications Pavilion in the Carolina West Wireless Community Commons, located at 102 West Main Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilkesboro. The series will feature the electrifying sounds of iconic music legends to dynamic local and regional artists. The venue is an inviting, family-friendly public space that features a concert lawn, food trucks, and more! Visitors can also check out the Heritage Square Splash Pad, one of the “coolest” spots for summertime fun in downtown, located adjacent to the Community Commons in front of the Wilkes Heritage Museum. Admission to “Concerts in the Commons” and the splash pad is free.

About Big Daddy Love:

Big Daddy Love is no gentle string quartet and identifying a single genre is nearly impossible. All four members are comfortable playing almost any type of American music. Their sound has been described as “a blend of rock, bluegrass, southern soul, and psychedelic jams” that they have long referred to as “Appalachian Rock.”

The quartet has played well over a thousand shows across the country and has released four CDs—most recently Live at Ziggy’s and This Time Around. Along the way, they've played venues of all sizes from listening-room coffee houses to the 20,000 seat PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. Big Daddy Love’s festival resume ranges from local favorites like The Big What to larger regional festivals such as Bristol Rhythm & Roots and the premier southeastern festival, FloydFest.

About The Dave Matthews Tribute Band: Their name says it all: The Dave Matthews Tribute Band. For nearly 20 years, the band has been

performing sold out shows around the world; playing over 1,500 dates in 46 states and 8 countries. Many go to their live shows with reservations, high expectations, and the burning question, “Do these guys sound like the real Dave Matthews Band?” Almost always the answer is, “Yes!”

Since 2004, The DMTB is the only nationally touring tribute to the Dave Matthews Band. This 5-piece ensemble strives to pay homage to their famous counterparts by matching the excitement, energy, intensity and intimacy of a DMB live show.

While most fans never witnessed the real band before they became the platinum-selling artists they are today, The Dave Matthews Tribute Band prides itself on giving audiences this opportunity at intimate venues around the world.

As Rick Grant of Entertaining U in Jacksonville, FL wrote, “The Dave Matthews Tribute Band turned out to exceed its billing as a quality improvisational band that uses Dave Matthews material as themes to improvise. Clearly, this distinguishes them from the other so-called tribute bands. The band is exceptionally tight and produces a solid groove over which the players improvise with hot chops.”

Beyond mastering the DMB sound and the relentless touring, what separates The Dave Matthews Tribute Band from other cover bands is their passion, love, and respect for DMB and their music. That is what makes you come out of one of their shows saying, “Yeah, they really do sound like the real Dave Matthews Band.” 2023 “Concerts in the Commons” Schedule:

July 8th| 6 – 10 pm: 6 pm: Will Easter & The Nomads 8 pm: Creedence Revived: The World’s Premier CCR Tribute

August 12th| 6 – 10 pm: 6 pm: Nikki Morgan 8 pm: On The Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band

September 22nd| 5:30 – 10 pm:

Carolina in the Fall

September 23rd| 12 – 10 pm:

Carolina in the Fall

For more information about the “Concerts in the Commons” series, please contact the Wilkesboro Planning & Community Development Department at 336.838.3951 or find us on Facebook @Historic Downtown Wilkesboro.