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Love Tribe to headline next week’s Friday Night on White

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WAKE FOREST — Weather permitting, Love Tribe will headline the June 14 Friday Night on White.

The free outdoor concert will take place from 6-9 p.m. along South White Street in historic downtown Wake Forest.

Love Tribe plays a wide range of music from the 70’s and R&B to 80’s pop to 90’s rock, as well as the radio hits of today and everything in between.

Food and refreshments will be available for purchase at several downtown restaurants. Plus, the following food and dessert trucks will be on-site in the Depot Parking Lot, 110 S. White St: Charlie’s Kabob Grill, Chez Moi Bakery, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Cousins Maine Lobster, Fuzzy’s Empanadas, Hale Yeah Kitchen, Kona Ice, Lumpy’s Ice Cream, Medley, The Humble Pig, The VFW Chuckwagon and Virgil’s Jamaica.

Event organizers urge anyone planning to attend Friday Night on White to know the following:

No outside alcohol or coolers are permitted during Friday Night on White, but beer, wine, soft drinks and water will be available for purchase within the festival area.

All attendees wishing to purchase beer and wine will be required to present age identification and wear the provided identifying bracelet.

Beer serving stations will be located at the western end of Owen Avenue, adjacent to B&W Hardware; at the intersection of Jones Avenue and South White Street; and in the vicinity of the South White Street and Wait Avenue intersection.

Wine serving stations will be provided at the wine tents located at the intersection of Wait Avenue and South White Street.

Free parking will be available during each Friday Night on White at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and along several side streets and parking lots throughout downtown Wake Forest and beyond. Public lots that are open to Friday Night on White attendees are clearly marked.

The remaining 2019 concerts will feature Soul Psychedelique on July 12, Big Love on Aug. 9 and Crush on Sept. 13.

Volunteers are needed to perform a variety of duties during Friday Night on White. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and will receive a volunteer T-shirt. For more information or to sign up, email Downtown Development Program Assistant Jennifer Herbert at jherbert@wakeforestnc.gov.

In the event of inclement weather on the day of a concert, a decision on whether to proceed will be made no later than 4 p.m. Updated concert information will be posted on the town’s website, Nextdoor site and Facebook page and available by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569. Smart phone users who have downloaded the town’s app will also receive a push notification message concerning any schedule changes.

In 2018, the Friday Night on White concert series attracted well over 50,000 visitors to downtown Wake Forest.

For complete information about Friday Night on White, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Friday Night on White.”

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