0523 TGIF

Gotcha Groove will play this weekend's TGIF concert in downtown Morganton.

The Gotcha Groove concert is one TGIF concert music-lovers will not want to miss.

Folks can see them live on Friday. Prior to Gotcha Groove's concert, there will be a special story-time and limited book giveaway for the TGIF Kids. Guests are invited to bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a family fun night on the Historic Burke County Courthouse Square’s lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6 p.m. offering a selection of dining and drink options. Then, music starts at 7 p.m.

Gotcha Groove is a top cover and party band in the North Carolina mountains and is comprised of all-star performers from multiple regional bands. Members include three incredible vocalists backed by a tight four-piece rhythm section of keyboards, guitar, bass and drums, augmented by some of the finest saxophone, trumpet and trombone players in the area. Gotcha Groove covers some of the most popular tunes from the R&B, soul, Motown, funk, blues, pop and rock genres.

Thanks to the continued support of all event sponsors, the TGIF concert series continues to offer high quality entertainment free to everyone. This week's concert is sponsored by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, Work in Burke, Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center, Morganton Downtown Development Association and The News Herald. This week's concert also is supported by Adventure Bound Books and private funds from Smart Start. For a full list of TGIF sponsors, visit morgantonfest.org.

No personal coolers and no pets will be allowed onsite. TGIF concerts are smoke-free, including electronic cigarettes. TGIF is a rain or shine event.

The TGIF concert series is a production of Historic Morganton Festival Inc. For more information, call 438-5280, email info@morgantonfest.org or visit morgantonfest.org.

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