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Summer Fest returning to park May 10

The Arts Alliance of Middle Tennessee and The City of Mt. Juliet are proud to announce a free festival of music and  theatre performances once each month on a Saturday night this summer from May through September at the Charlie Daniels Park Stage – 1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy, Mt Juliet, TN 37122   (615) 758-6522.So, clip out the schedule, pack up a picnic, bring your favorite blanket or chair and enjoy local music and theatre in Wilson County. All performances will be family friendly and a great time.  

Summer Fest 2014 Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 10, 6 p.m. – Cedar Creek Community Band

Saturday, June 7, 6 p.m. – Encore Theatre Company

Saturday, July 12, 6 p.m. – The Jazz Alliance (Dancing encouraged)Exit 219 Vocal Group – Opening Act

Saturday, Aug.  9, 6 p.m. – The Jazz Alliance (Dancing encouraged)

Saturday, Sept.  13,  4 p.m. – Singer Songwriter Day

Cedar Creek Community Band will start Summer Fest 2014 May  10.  The Cedar Creek Community Band (CCCB) is an all-volunteer 55 piece local Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Concert Band. These fine musicians play a wide variety of music that will have your toes tapping. The CCCB began in January of 2009, under the vision and direction of Sherie Grossman of Mt. Juliet. The group is a non-profit community organization –

Encore Theatre Company is a 501(c)3 non-profit community theatre serving Wilson County and surrounding areas. This is the eighth year for Encore who produce 6-8 plays a year at their theatre – 6978 Lebanon Rd., Mt. Juliet TN 37122. Their next performance will be “ Jubilee in the Rear View Mirror” by Garret Mathews  weekends May 9-24. Tickets and details can be found at

The Jazz Alliance Big Band is a local 19 piece Big Band that plays a wide variety of swing, big band and popular music. Dancing is encouraged and contagious when The Jazz Alliance plays. Under the direction of Joe Thordsen, Mario Davidson and Lisa Northcutt they are in their seventh year and play events regularly all over the Greater Nashville Area including festivals, fairs, charity, and community events. You can find them on line at  

Exit 219 will make their first appearance as the opening act for The Jazz Alliance on July 12. Exit 219 got started as a UMC  Vocal Combo and perform songs from the 40s, 50s, 60s, Jazz, Broadway,  Gospel  and Patriotic music.

Sponsorship opportunities and promotion are available to support the free production of the Summer Fest 2014 – please call Gary Rabideau at (615)415-1740 or We keep the cost of sponsorships low to encourage that all of our businesses support this fantastic community event. The performing groups and The Arts Alliance of Middle Tenneesee (a 501c3 non-profit organization) thank the City of Mt. Juliet for donating the Charlie Daniels Park Stage & Pavilion No. 4 for this free local talent community event. We also thank The Mt. Juliet/West Wilson Chamber of Commerce for their support and our past 2013 sponsors – Jeff Gannon State Farm, Rutland Place and Tennessee Sports Medicine & Ortho. Please access details on the event at The City of Mt. Juliet website under city calendar or click on –  In the event of inclement weather and cancellation, we are sorry but there are no plans for a reschedule of that night’s performances.  

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