Thursday, May 26
The Voltage Brothers and Sol Fusion, will kick off three days of Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola entertainment with a high-energy show, full of familiar songs, great vocals and powerful horn sections. Admission is free.
THE VOLTAGE BROTHERS
The Voltage Brothers are often referred to as “America’s No. 1 show band,” performing top hits from most every genre. Sol Fusion, playing in its hometown of Charlotte, will impress with hits from decades past and today’s radio hits.
the Voltage Brothers’ play list covers a wide range including rhythm and blues, Carolina beach music, disco, funk, Motown and even classic rock hits.
Sol Fusion is an 11-piece musical dynamo, with a four-piece rhythm section, a three-piece horn section and four interchangeable lead vocalists which allows them to perform everything from R&B to beach music to pop, rock and even country.
Friday, May 27
Tickets for Friday night's performances are on sale Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m. ET for only $15 per night. Concert gates open each night at 6. With the exception of the Friday and Saturday night music performances, all other Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola’s activities remain free to the public.
Appearing on the Coca-Cola stage Friday, May 27 is Montgomery Gentry, an iconic country music duo that has earned three platinum albums, a gold album and five number-one singles with anthems like “My Town” and “Where I Come From.”
Chris Young will take the stage to sing many of his chart toppers including “Getting You Home,” “The Man I Want To Be,” “Voices,” “Who I Am With You” and “I’m Comin’ Over,” among others. He has earned two gold albums and seven number-one singles in the last decade.
Saturday, May 28
Tickets for Saturday night's performances are on sale Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m. ET for only $15 per night. Concert gates open each night at 6. With the exception of the Friday and Saturday night music performances, all other Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola’s activities remain free to the public.
Opening entertainment for Saturday's Kellie Pickler and The Band Perry will be country trio, Gal Friday. Three sisters that share the love of music having been performing for nine years. Gal Friday's music is an irreverent marriage of country, southern rock and newgrass.
Special guest for Saturday, May 28 will be Albemarle native Pickler who has released four albums in her career. Her newest album features title track “The Woman I Am,” “Bonnie and Clyde,” "Little Bit Gypsy" and "No Cure For Crazy."
THE BAND PERRY
With multiple gold and platinum singles, The Band Perry will take Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola by storm Saturday with its blend of country, rock and pop. The Band Perry, Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry, released their self-titled debut album in 2010 featuring two number one singles: the sextuple platinum song “If I Die Young” and platinum “All Your Life." The second album “Pioneer” spawned two additional number one singles “Better Dig Two” and “DONE” (the first for brothers Reid and Neil as songwriters) plus hits “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” and “Chainsaw.” The band is currently working on its third studio album.
The Mello Yello stage schedule will be announced soon. Check back often for more details.
SATURDAY, MAY 28
Noon - 1 p.m.: Caroline Dare
Caroline Dare is an up and coming singer/songwriter from North Carolina. She has been recognized by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) as "One to Watch" for being a songwriter on the rise. In April 2015, she was featured as the Taylor Guitars "Player of the Week".
*SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE