2018 Friday Night Out Concert Series: The Rick Strickland Band
Venue: Henderson Lawn, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Organizations: Summer Arts Festival, The Rick Strickland Band
Date: Friday, June 29, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Event Types: Music
Cost: Free
The 2018 Summer Arts Festival continues their Friday Night Out Concert Series with beach music from The Rick Strickland Band on Friday, June 29, 2018 on the Henderson Lawn.

The Rick Strickland Band features the awarding winning music and showmanship of Myrtle Beach based singer, songwriters and entertainers Rick Strickland and Lesa Hudson and their arsenal of #1 beach and shag music radio hits including award winning classic hits: Something Smooth, So Do I, One Step Closer, She Can’t Fix Grits, Party Til The Break Of Dawn, Bubba White, and more recent hits Every Now And Then, I’m Hungover, When You Look At Me, Amazingly Amazing and Get Your Feet On The Floor!

But before you put them in the "beach band" category, keep in mind that their impressive original song playlist covers the gamut in musical styles including Classic R&B Soul, Classic Rock and a splash of Country, guaranteed to please audiences of all preferences! Rick & Lesa are recipients of 8 Carolina Beach Music Awards (CBMA) and have been recognized with over 60 CBMA nominations for their musical contributions to the music industry. Additionally, Lesa is a 4 time nominee in the Inspirational Country Awards held annually in Nashville, TN.

Well known for excellence in songwriting, singing, musical artistry, originality and high energy performances, The Rick Strickland Band captivates audiences of all ages with music that speaks to the heart. In fact, their most loyal fans say the reason they love RSB is because the music & the band members are "real." New fans quickly fall in love with the realness and ability to touch emotions through their music. And not only are they talented artists, they are FUN to be around and are masters at engaging their audiences during their shows! You will dance, sing, laugh, cry, be thrilled, be surprised, and all emotions in between with these wonderful hard working artists!



Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, and families for a warm summer evening of music. All are welcome!

With the joint efforts of Virginia Tech's School of Performing Arts and the Town of Blacksburg, the 2018 Summer Arts Festival that features live music, art exhibits, live theatre events, classic movies and summer festivals in downtown Blacksburg, VA. This summer marks the 27th year of this cultural and entertaining festival for the Virginia Tech Campus and the New River Valley.

Admission to all events is free.

In case of rain, the concert will be moved inside to the Old Dominion Ballroom located at the Squires Student Center.

Henderson Lawn is located at the corner of Main Street and College Avenue in downtown Blacksburg, VA.

For more information, visit: https://www.performingarts.vt.edu/summer-arts-festival or call 540-231-5921.
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