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The Town of Kure Beach and The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce Present the 2013 FREE Summer Concert Series

Next Concert August 22 Mako Band

Summertime at the beach is all about sun, sand, waves, seafood and MUSIC! So we're again bringing you our FREE Summer Concert Series held at the Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area in Kure Beach on the second and fourth Fridays of June, July and August. Bring blankets and chairs for the whole family and prepare to boogie the night away.   Come end your work week and see the most beautiful sunsets on the Island overlooking the Cape Fear River while listening to some of the most popular Bands in the area.
This year’s line-up is exceptional in its talent as well as its diversity.   The next Concert  will be “THE MAKO BAND” August 22nd featuring Beach Boogie & Blues in the way only Mako can deliver. Spare Change will make up their concert August 29th.
Coolers are  allowed so pack your picnic and enjoy dinner to the grooves of live music - for free! However we do ask that you please do NOT bring pets or glass  Beverages, food and snacks  will be for sale. Please contact the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce if you have questions and don't forget to check out our exciting Pleasure Island Calendar of Events. 2013 FREE Summer Concert:  August 9 from 6:30 - 8:30 - South of K (Bluegrass); August 23    6:30 - 8:30    Mako Band (Beach Boogie Blues). For more information please call the Chamber at 910-458-8434 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  
SPARE CHANGE - The Band, Spare Change based in LaGrange NC, got their start in 2002 as a 4 piece band made up of a group of friends. Traveling throughout the southeast, this band grew into what is today one of the most sought after bands in the market. Spare Change has grown to be a favorite for Festival goers, Corporate Parties, Wedding Receptions, Nightclubs and more! They energize every function with their diverse selection of music. From Rock, Country, Beach, Funk, Rap and Classic Rock, Spare Change is sure to play a favorite of all persons attending. They will definitely make your event one to remember. With unique instruments from the mandolin to the violin, they seem to bring something refreshing and exciting to their fans.
The Mako Band - The Mako Band has been performing in the Carolinas & Virginia since 1992. The Band plays variety 70's 80 & 90's Beach ~ Boogie ~ Blues Keyboards - Saxophone - Guitar - Bass & Pulse Pounding Drums topped off with Polished Vocals,
Comprises this highly experienced group of Entertainers.
The Band features Mitch Batchelor (Lead Singer, Bass); Chris Martin (Sax, Guitar, Keyboards & Vocals); Robby Spivey (Drums & Vocals); Carey Peterson (Lead Guitar & Vocals) and Phillip Pennington (Keyboards & Vocals).