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This summer season Dr. Pepper Park on the Bridges presents an enormous quantity of leisure

ROANOK, Virginia. (WDBJ) — “Now we have an enormous lineup for our Flashback Fridays and Flashbacks. tribute sequence. So we have got rather a lot – rewind – returning tribute artists who did rather well the primary time they carried out at Dr. Pepper. As well as, we’ve got a big line-up for nationwide artists,” says president and proprietor Dr. Pepper Park on the Bridges Wynette Anderson.

Followers of legendary musicians will love the record of tribute bands together with Absolute Queen, Fooz Fighters, Rumors LA and Face 2 Face, tribute artists to Billy Joel and Elton John.

“They’re all vital to me as a result of I really like tributes as a lot as I really like the originals,” Anderson says.

On Saturday, June 18, unique musician Andy Grammer will seem.

“He has a brand new album out and it is wonderful to see him reside. So we’re actually wanting ahead to it and it’ll occur on the 18th,” says Anderson.

And together with all the good exhibits, the Wing Fest in Roanoke is again this yr.

“Sure, that is our thirteenth annual, are you able to consider it? It was so sturdy. Some festivals come and go. They appear to go their very own approach, however the wing is king in Roanoke. It’s the largest one-day meals competition in Roanoke and has been working for 13 years. In fact, this yr we’ve got numerous new suppliers. In fact, many eating places are eager to return there and actually kick it out of the park. Now we have many new options and sights to announce on the Northwest Ace-sponsored Wings Competition,” says Anderson.

For individuals who might have by no means been to Dr. Pepper, Anderson has a message for them.

“We’re speaking about you? The place have you ever been? In fact, Roanoker Journal readers voted us the very best place for platinum-level reside music, so clearly Roanoke actually appreciates what we do. I believe an important factor I say to folks in relation to Dr. Pepper Park, it is easy to come back and take a look at the occasion, you may see that it is a very social atmosphere. It is very stress-free to cover there. It’s distinctive in that it’s by the river and naturally at evening you possibly can see our lovely Mill Mountain Star lit up whereas your favourite artist is taking part in, I imply what might be higher?”

** One vital be aware: The Outlaws, who have been alleged to play Dr. Pepper Park on Friday, June 17 needed to be canceled resulting from a case of COVID within the group.

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