PRESS RELEASE: Live at the Lake Concert Series

Friday, August 28th, 2009

GGP ANNOUNCES FALL CONCERT SERIES

WILMINGTON, NC – Greater Good Productions, LLC announces the Live at the Lake Concert Series, set to take place this fall at Greenfield Lake Park in Downtown Wilmington, NC.  Greater Good Productions (GGP) is a newly formed event production/marketing company located in Downtown Wilmington.  GGP is the vision of experienced event planner and former Downtown Business Alliance director Katie Lucas, who, together with GGP staff, has over 25 years of collective experience in event planning & management, advertising, operations, and small business consulting.  GGP is a community focused company that plans to bring culturally diverse events and quality entertainment to the Cape Fear area while assisting area non-profit organizations and businesses.

GGP’s debut event, the Live at the Lake Concert Series, promises to deliver exceptional performances by some of the most highly regarded musicians performing today.  The mission of the series is to bring diverse entertainment to Downtown Wilmington and raise money for Downtown focused nonprofit organizations.  The Downtown Business Alliance will be this season’s charitable partner. A new partner will be chosen for both the spring and fall seasons each year. This year’s performers include:

Sunday, October 4th, 2009: RAILROAD EARTH
Website: www.railroadearth.com
Watch “Mighty River”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9tE9nOCc9ARailroad Earth
“Over the past three years Railroad Earth has carved a path wide and deep throughout the American roots music scene. Right from their first gigs in May 2001, to their most recent shows for their legion of loyal fans, Railroad Earth has been an undeniable force whose superb songwriting, singing and performances from the stage have made them one of the most talked about bands to arrive in years.” – jambase.com

Friday, October 23rd 2009: GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALSGrace Potter & the Nocturnals
Website: www.gracepotter.com
Watch “Apologies”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jP7qYLJEMM
“… this surprising and deeply resonant album lifts Potter and the Nocturnals into the rarefied stratum presently occupied by Wilco and My Morning Jacket—bands that combine a reverence for rock’s rich heritage with a sense of adventure and a need to express something honest and heartfelt.” – gracepotter.com

Saturday, November 14th, 2009: ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO Alejandro Escovedo
Website: www.alejandroescovedo.com
Watch “Always a Friend” with Bruce Springsteen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iRMv2lnlEw
“When Rolling Stones’ David Fricke describes Alejandro Escovedo to be “…his own genre”, few can disagree. Alejandro has been hailed as everything a musical genius can possibly be and more. His versatility is only complimented with his diverse experience, from punk to rock & roll. He blends rock, folk, blues and classically influenced music into a boundary-defying style that has helped him create his own genre & have a faithful fan- following that cannot be boasted by many contemporary artists.” – onlineseats.com

Tickets will be available for purchase by Friday, September 4th, at www.greatergoodwilmington.com, Front St. Brewery, Moxie Floral Design, Tidal Creek Co-op, Yellow Dog Discs, and Gravity Records.  Live at the Lake 3-Pass tickets will be available for $50.00, and will allow purchasers attendance to all three concerts for a reduced price.  Show times vary by date; please visit www.greatergoodwilmington.com for complete details and updates.  GGP would like to thank the current sponsors of this year’s series, Front St. Brewery, 106.7 The Penguin, and encore magazine.

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