Travis Harris & the West Coast Turnarounds will headline Third
Thursday on August 18 in downtown Monticello.
The concert marks the final one for the 2016 series, and three
different groups will take the stage Thursday night. Things get
underway at 5:30 p.m. with the Ritamay Project. At 6:30 p.m. Yavany
Pinto will perform.
Travis Harris and the West Coast Turnarounds will take the stage at
7:30 p.m. The group plays traditional country music. They “hold
steady to the roots of original country music” and write and perform
songs from the common man’s point of view.
The group lists influential artists like Waylon Jennings, Jr.
Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers, Sturgill Simpson and Fifth on the Floor.
They have two CDs available, including Honky Tonks and High Water and
The Truth and Other Lies.
The evening also features a car and bike show in the downtown area.
The square area will close to through traffic on Thursday afternoon
and will remain closed throughout the event. There will be a variety
of food and craft vendors set up downtown.
All concert events this season have drawn large crowds to the
downtown area and organizers expect another great evening for Third
Thursday. There is no admission charge for the event.
Everyone is invited to bring a chair, come downtown, and enjoy some
- By MELODIE PHELPS News Editor, Wayne County Outlook, August 16, 2016