|Sundown In The City Returns
For 2008 Season!
March 31, 2008 - Knoxville's celebrated
free outdoor concert series, Sundown in the City, will return to Market
Square in downtown Knoxville opening on Thursday, April 17 with a
concert by Galactic with guest emcee Boots Riley plus Garage Deluxe
Sundown in the City began on Market Square in 1997 with a single concert
and has grown over the years to a weekly event that attracts thousands
of people to Knoxville's center city. The series has been cited as
one of the major catalysts in helping to spark Knoxville's growing
Last year's concerts drew capacity crowds estimated at 8,000 - 10,000
people every Thursday evening.
"Sundown's an exciting event, and we're especially proud of it,"
says Ashley Capps, President of A. C. Entertainment, which created
and produces the series. "It's not just a concert, but a community
celebration. It's helped to demonstrate the tremendous spirit and
vitality of our city - and that spirit has been contagious. Plus,
it's a lot of fun."
This year, Sundown in the City will once again run for 12 weeks, every
Thursday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. from April 17th through July 3rd.
Free parking is available at the Market Square garage and the Locust Street garage after 6 p.m. Several other parking lots are within a short walk of Market Square. Downtown map available here.
The shows in the twelve-week series are:
For artist additions, new sponsor confirmations and Sundown information,
please check www.sundowninthecity.com
for the latest updates.
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