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Burgaw to host 5 free concerts for ‘Summer on the Square’

Pender County Commissioners will soon vote on whether or not to strengthen its stormwater management regulations for new developments. (Port City Daily photo /MICHAEL PRAATS)
All concerts are set up in the Burgaw square, where the Pender County Courthouse is. (Port City Daily/File)

BURGAW — Live music will permeate the quaint historic town this June and July, as the Town of Burgaw and Pender County present its “Summer on the Square” concerts.

All shows are free and take place Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Food trucks are parked on site for each event, including dessert trucks. Picnics are welcome — just no alcohol. Attendees can also bring blankets and chairs; pets should be kept at home.

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The lineup includes:

June 1: Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot, showcasing beach music, R&B, soul; food trucks will include Forks ‘n’ Motion and Pepe’s

June 15: Rivermist, party band playing hits from ’70s to 2000s; food trucks include Top Dog Hotdogs and Fusion Blue Zone Cuisine

June 29: Carl Newton’s Review, performing Top 40, R&B, and soul; food trucks include Webo’s and Somethin’ Good

July 13: Bacon Grease, playing rock, ’90s, soul, reggae; food trucks include to Southern Roots and The Sea Queen

July 27: Blackwater Band, bringing Top 40, blues, country, and funk; food trucks include Top Dog Hotdogs and Mema’s Chicken and Ribs


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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