Emporium to bring the dance, funk to Sylva

art emporiumFunk/soul group Emporium will perform as part of Concerts on the Creek from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Bridge Park in Sylva.

One of the region’s best party bands, the sextet is a variety dance band originally formed in 1979. The group is based in Asheville, performing primarily at wedding receptions, conventions and company functions. They also play nightclubs and outdoor festivals to stay on the cutting edge. Appealing to a wide variety of age groups and musical tastes, this band has a tone and stage presence aimed at entertaining all ages.

Concerts on the Creek are held every Friday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Performances are free with a donation encouraged and cooperatively produced by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Sylva and the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. 

Americana/folk act Soldier’s Heart will perform July 18.


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