The Cumberland Comes Alive concert series welcomes The Channel Cats to Bands on the Bricks on Friday evening July 14. The band will be performing on the First Peoples Community Credit Union Historic City Center Stage at the corner of Liberty & Baltimore Streets at 6:30 pm. The performance is free of charge, but seating is limited, so don’t forget your folding lawn chair.
The Channel Cats play a unique brand of rock and roll, soul, and blues. Formed in Cumberland in the mid 1980’s, the band consists of TJ Jenkins, lead vocals and harmonica, Pat Sullivan, bass and vocals, Paul Sayles, guitars and vocals, and Bill Ryan on drums. Expect to hear blues from Muddy Water, B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughn, soul classics from the The Four Tops, the Rascals and Bill Withers along with classic rock and roll favorites from Van Morrison, the Stones and the Allman Brothers Band.
In addition, Fire & Ice and Friends Automotive Display will take place on Friday, July 14 from 5 pm to 10 pm. The region’s best Rods & Customs will be on display on Baltimore Street.
If you would like to display your automobile, no registration is required. Simply show up with your vehicle between 4 pm and 5 pm and carefully enter pedestrian only Baltimore Street from either George Street or Mechanic Street. Volunteers will help direct you.
Cumberland Comes Alive is Western Maryland’s premier outdoor concert series. It is presented by Burgmeiers Hauling Inc. and is produced by the City of Cumberland’s Downtown Development Commission. Bands on the Bricks concerts take place in the heart of Cumberland on the bricks of Baltimore Street in Historic City Center from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm every Friday until August 25.
For more information or to become a sponsor, contact the Downtown Development Commission Promotions Director at 301-724-3655 or visit www.downtowncumberland.com