ROANOKE, Va. — The Board
of Directors of Roanoke Festival in the Park, Inc. is pleased to announce that
the Memorial Day concert featuring 1964: The Tribute, will be free and open to
The Monday show is slated to begin at 2 p.m. with Roanoke native Jane Powell,
and includes theSessions Band at 3 p.m. and 1964: The Tribute taking the stage
to conclude the event.
"We wanted to
thank Roanokers for their years of support of Festival, and the return of 1964:
The Tribute to the Festival stage felt like the best way to do it," said A.W.
(Skip) Brown, Producer and Treasurer for Roanoke Festival in the Park, Inc.
annual summer festival season officially began on Fri., May 24, with the
kickoff of Roanoke Festival in the Park, Inc. and Bank of America present
2013 is being held at an alternate location this year—River's Edge Sports
Complex in downtown Roanoke along Reserve Avenue and Wiley Drive. Festival 2013 is presented by the Roanoke
Festival in the Park, Inc. Board of Directors with support from Downtown
Roanoke, Inc. (DRI).
About Festival in the Park, Inc.
the Park marks the official start of the summer season in the Roanoke Valley. A favorite event for more than 43 years that
includes music, a juried art show, children's activities, and community
organization support, Festival in the Park is always a crowd-pleaser. For an overview of Festival 2013, visit www.downtownroanoke.org/Festival.
About Downtown Roanoke, Inc.
Downtown Roanoke, Inc. provides services and support to downtown property owners, businesses and residents.Since 1960, its mission has been to position downtown Roanoke as the preferred place to live, work, and play. DRI also provides services throughout the Downtown Service District under a contract with the City of Roanoke and also manages the Historic Roanoke City Market, which is the oldest continuously-operating open air market in Virginia. Each year, DRI presents a number of showcase events in downtown Roanoke including the Harvest Festival, and the SunTrustDickens of a Christmas - a major holiday season street festival taking place each year on the first three Fridays of December.