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Watters Creek Spring Series “Concerts by the Creek” runs through June




Whether it's family night or date night, the return of Watters Creek at Montgomery Farms’ popular, free, outdoor music series, Concerts by the Creek is sure to bring the community together. The spring series kicks off Saturday, April 7 with The Inspiration Band playing fun dance hits. The spring series concludes on Saturday, June 23; however, on Friday, June 29 Watters Creek hosts its annual Patriotic Salute featuring the Allen Philharmonic Winds. Concerts are from 7 – 9 p.m. on The Green. In May, over Mother’s Day weekend and the Allen Arts Festival, an additional concert will take place on Friday from 7 – 9 p.m.

In conjunction with the concert season, the first Saturday of each month is “Music Makes a Difference.”  On that Saturday, a designated charity will attend the concert to bring awareness to its cause. The featured charity will also receive a donation from Watters Creek. The first “Music Makes a Difference” charity on April 7 is the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary.

 

The spring series features:

April

Saturday, April 7 | The Inspiration Band (dance hits); “Music Makes a Difference” benefitting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, April 14 | Andrea Dawson Band (jazz/blues)

Saturday, April 21 | Slim Chance (classic rock)

Saturday, April 28 |TBD

May
Saturday, May 5 | Desperado (Eagles tribute band); “Music Makes a Difference” benefitting MainGait

Friday, May 11 | Counterfeit Radio (hits from the ‘70s to today)

Saturday, May 12 | The Fox & The Bird (folk pop band)

Saturday, May 19| Eternal Motion Band (today’s hits)

Saturday, May 26| Miss Marcy & Her Texas Sugar Daddy’s (Texas blues)

June
Saturday, June 2 |Freddie Jones Band (jazz/swing); “Music Makes a Difference” benefitting Trumpets 4 Kids

Saturday, June 9 | TBD
Saturday, June 16 | Infinite Journey (Journey tribute band)

Saturday, June 23 | Fingerprints (Motown)
Friday, June 29 | Patriotic Salute with the Allen Philharmonic Winds

 

On Friday, June 29 from 7 – 9 p.m. come celebrate America’s Independence Day with our annual Patriotic Salute featuring the Allen Philharmonic Winds. The musicians will perform a lively mixture of marches and classic Americana melodies.

 

“Our 2018 Concerts by the Creek spring series is packed with great bands! We have many returning favorites and some new musicians that we know our concert-goers will love,” said Debra Martinez, marketing director for Watters Creek. “We have wonderful dining options, so guests can enjoy dinner either before, at the restaurant of their choice, or during the concerts by taking their meals to-go and dining on The Green while listening to the concert.”

 

Concerts will break for the summer and return for the fall series in September. Watters Creek offers guests concert tips and guidelines for a more enjoyable listening experience. Blankets are allowed for comfortable seating. All other outdoor chairs must sit to the side or back of the lawn so as not to block the view of another guest. Due to restaurant support of this series, coolers with outside food/beverage are not permitted on The Green. Guests are welcome to bring to-go orders from the Watters Creek restaurants and Market Street. Alcohol is not permitted. Animals are not allowed on The Green. Guests should arrive 15 minutes prior to the performance. Schedule is subject to change. 

In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled. A determination of weather-altered plans will be made by 3 p.m. on the day of the concert. Check Watters Creek Facebook page for updates the day of the concert.

Visit the Watters Creek website at http://www.watterscreek.com or follow the shopping center on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Watters Creek is located at the intersection of US 75 at Bethany Drive in the heart of Allen, Texas. For more information, call 972-747-8000 or visit www.watterscreek.com

For the most up-to-date information on events, visit the Watters Creek Facebook page or website at http://www.watterscreek.com or follow the shopping center on Facebook,Twitter and Instagram. Watters Creek is located at the intersection of US 75 at Bethany Drive in the heart of Allen, Texas. For more information, call 972-747-8000 or visit www.watterscreek.com.