Kannapolis expanding beach music festival to two days, adding Froiday night concert

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Staff report
After the success of its inaugural beach music festival last summer, the Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with sponsor Ike’s Construction, is expanded this year’s Beach Music Festival into a two-day event.
City officials have added a Friday night concert by Jim Quick & Coastline at Village Park Amphitheater. The additional concert starts at 7 p.m. at the amphitheater, located between West A and C streets off Dale Earnhardt Boulevard.
The planned Saturday concerts will take place as planned, starting at 3 p.m. at the amphitheater, and ending with fireworks.
The Saturday lineup includes:
– 3 p.m. ó The Craig Woolard Band.
– 5 p.m. ó Mark Roberts and Breeze.
– 7 p.m. ó The Fantastic Shakers.
The city has designed the festival as a family event, including games, crafts and face painting throughout the day. And dancing is encouraged during all the concerts.
Besides the city and Ike’s, other sponsors are Cabarrus Arts Council, WCNC-Channel 6, Radio Disney, Villas at Winecoff, Walker Marketing and Sunbelt Rentals.
Parking will be available at the outer parking lots along Dale Earnhardt Boulevard with free shuttles to Village Park.
The Village Park parking lot will be reserved for handicap parking only (valid handicap placard or license plate required).
Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are permitted, though concessions will be available. Pets, alcohol, grilling and glass bottles are prohibited.