Thursday, September 9, 2010

Music on Main Comes to Grandview Sept. 11

The Grandview Chamber of Commerce, Title Sponsor NASB & the City of Grandview Present
Music on Main

Toe-tapping tunes and a tribute to military and service personnel—including a fly-over by the Heart of America Formation Team—will be among the highlights of a free community music festival in downtown Grandview on Saturday, September 11th, from 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Music on Main—formerly called “Jazz Blast”—marks the seventh year that the Grandview Chamber of Commerce has worked with the City of Grandview and business sponsors to bring the best in area musicians together for this family-friendly event located in front of City Hall.  
A 09/11 tribute to military and civil service personnel with start the festivities, with a fly over from the Heart of America Formation Team based out of Lee’s Summit, Missouri at 3:15 and again at 6:15.  Gates will open at 3 p.m. The musical line-up includes 2008 International Blues Challenge Winner Trampled Under Foot, the unstoppable dance grooves of Platinum Express with JJ Johnson, local and well noted jazz group The James Ward Band and a student ensemble, Third Heaven, from the Forerunner Music Academy.  The line-up is as follows:

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.            9/11 Tribute
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.            Third Heaven
4:45 – 6:15 p.m.            The James Ward Band
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.            Trampled Under Foot
8:30 – 10:00 p.m.          Platinum Express
This year’s festival will feature the U.S. Toy Kids Zone, and several different food and beverages concessions will be available for sale at the event.  No coolers, outside beverages or pets will be allowed within the perimeters of the concert.  Those attending are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs. For more information on Music on Main contact the Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce at (816) 761-6505 or

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