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Full Moon Jam Tribute Series at the Downtown Center — The System: A Bob Seger Tribute

July 22, 2013

Full Moon Jam is held every Tuesday and Thursday, May through September, from 7pm at the Downtown Center, 810 State Street. This year there will be over 30 bands at no charge — from country and Southern rock to bluegrass and nostalgic music! The Full Moon Jam is in full swing, with hundreds showing up each in historic downtown Bristol to listen to the music under the stars. Darlene Cole, Venue Manager for the city said in a recent interview, “The Full Moon Jam has become a part of the music fabric in downtown Bristol. The Jam is over 15 years in the making and it just keeps growing.” Three years ago the city added the tribute segment to the Jam. This segment brings in acts that “reincarnate” major entertainers that normally would not play in a region the size of the tri-cities market. “The tribute series was a huge success the very first year and continues to grow. We have noticed that other cities within the area have taken the idea and made it fit into their summer music programming as well,” Cole said. This year the Jam has already featured the Kenny Chesney tribute, along with The Heart tribute and will follow up with the Bob Seger tribute on July 25th at 7PM.

“The tribute band, The System has been faithfully recreating the experience of seeing and hearing Bob Seger live for more than six years to sellout crowds all over the Midwest, with accurate renditions of all your radio favorites, including live arrangements from the quadruple platinum album- Live Bullet,” continued Cole. “We are expecting a record-breaking crowd, so come on down early.”During the Full Moon Jam the city supplies 500 chairs with seating room for an additional 500 and standing room for more. Food vendors along with the standard concession fair are located in the concert area. Permanent restroom facilities and event security are also on site. There is no charge for any of the Jam events including the tribute segment of the series. “Bring the family and enjoy an evening with the sounds of “Like a Rock”, “Night Moves”, “Turn the Page”, “Against the Wind” and countless other Seger hits at Bristol’s Full Moon Jam at the Downtown Center, 810 State Street.

For more information contact Darlene Cole, Venues Manager, at 423-764-4171 or email at dcole@bristoltn.org.