Sunset Concert Series Performance This Friday Is Cancelled

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The North River Civic Center’s monthly Sunset Concert Series scheduled for this Friday has been cancelled due to the passing of Booker T. Scruggs.  

A special tribute honoring Mr. Scruggs is scheduled on Friday, Sept. 15 from 7-8 p.m.  

"The Sunset Concert Series will miss his presence and the whole community will miss his contributions," officials said.

This program is free and open to the public.   For more information, call the Civic Center at 423-870-8924.


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