Summer Parks Concert Series continues at Tanglewood on Sunday

Published 10:28 am Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Possum Jenkins with Drew Foust to present free concert on July 25

WINSTON-SALEM — Triad residents are in for an exciting outdoor concert at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, at Tanglewood Park when Possum Jenkins and Drew Foust take the stage. Attendees can expect a show with “soulful Carolina roots rock, all kinda streaked with strains of Texas and Tennessee, blues and folk, garage rock and gospel, and laced with a little swamp funk.”

The concert is part of the sixth annual Summer Parks Concert Series presented by Forsyth County Government and Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County. Gates open at 4 p.m. and the concert will take place at 5 p.m. The concert and parking are free.

“Arts Council is thrilled to offer another concert for the community with our generous friends at Forsyth County Government. This concert is just one way that we are actively working to reinvigorate and revitalize our arts and cultural sector in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County,” said Chase Law, president and CEO of Arts Council.

The featured Arts Partner for this event is Reynolda House.

“We are extremely grateful for the opportunity to connect with the community as the featured arts partner at this weekend’s concert,” said Allison Perkins, executive director of Reynolda House and Wake Forest University associate provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens. “At Reynolda, we recognize and celebrate the universal power of the arts and its ability to bring people together and reflect the human experience.” Perkins adds, “We look forward to continued collaborations that foster growth in our area’s arts and cultural sector.”

The featured Community Partner for this event is The Parenting PATH. The Parenting PATH works to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect by strengthening families, enhancing parent/child relationships and creating safer more stable communities.

Additional series partners include Publix Super Markets Charities, Best of Winston, WFDD, WSNC, WTOB, WXII and Yes! Weekly. Beverage sponsors include Foothills Brewing, Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery, and R.H. Barringer Distributing Co.

Tanglewood Park is located at 4061 Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Picnicking is permitted and concert goers are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Confirmed food trucks include Porterhouse Burger Truck, West Coast Wanderer, JJ’s Cuban Kitchen, Brash Brownies. Refreshments such as water, beer and wine will be available for purchase with all proceeds supporting Arts Council. No outside alcohol is permitted.

Three additional concerts will take place at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

• Aug. 15 — West End Mambo at Tanglewood Park

• Aug. 29 — The Plaids at Tanglewood Park

• Sept. 12 — The Martha Bassett Show at Triad Park