Music at the Square
Singer-songwriter Tammie Davis and her band rolled into the Town of Lewisville, North Carolina last Saturday evening (August 8, 2009) for the town’s second Music Under the Stars summer concert. Originally from Lincolnton, North Carolina, Tammie now lives in Clemmons with her husband Mike.
For nearly two hours, Tammie and her band filled Shallowford Square with some sweet and sassy music that included Country, Southern Rock, and Americana selections.
During the band’s intermission, 12-year-old CiCi Jansen from Charlotte belted out a few of her “new Country” favorites to an appreciative audience. CiCi has been winning music competitions lately, and she especially likes the music of Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood.
To learn more about the talented Tammie Davis and CiCi Jansen, be sure to visit their respective websites:
If you’d like to see a few more photos of Tammie Davis, her band, and Cici Jansen taken during Saturday’s concert — as well as a few shots of the friendly audience — head on over to the Tammie Davis photo gallery.
And … feel free to leave a Comment for these very talented gals.
West Forsyth Jazz Band
On Saturday, May 16, the West Forsyth Jazz Band played for the Music Under the Stars concert series at Shallowford Square in Lewisville. Under the direction of Chris Garmon, the band performed a variety of jazz pieces throughout the evening, including solos by a number of instrumentalists.
The students and adults playing in the jazz band obviously enjoy making music and sharing it with others. When you look at the evening’s photos in the photo gallery, you can see the passion and enthusiasm in their eyes. That passion coupled with skill is what makes their music so enjoyable.
In the NEXT SECTION, take a look at a few of my favorite shots of the band. You’ll also find a link to the rest of the photos in the photo gallery. CLICK for more photos from Music Under the Stars
The sound of foot-tapping jazz music drifted through Shallowford Square yesterday evening, as the West Forsyth Jazz Band put on a dynamite performance in Lewisville’s first Music Under the Stars concert of the season.
I found it remarkable that these high schoolers were performing at such a high musical level. Enthusiastically directed by Chris Garmon, a music teacher at West Forsyth, the band capably performed one nicely done song after another. What a talented group of young men and one lovely lady.
Celebration and Communion
It was a beautiful morning for Lewisville’s Community Sunrise Service, which was hosted by six area churches. The beauty of the morning — punctuated by the sweet songs of birds — was a wonderful setting for the Easter message.
At the end of this post, I’ve provided a link to the photo gallery containing photographs made throughout the service, as well as a link to a condensed audio recording of the service. (The recording excludes the time during which folks filed in line to receive communion). Identified below are the ministers who led various portions of the service.
Greeting and Call to Worship
Rev. Les Puryear – Lewisville Baptist Church
Responsive Reading (Psalm 118: 14–29)
Rev. Stuart Zimmerman – Unity Moravian Church
Scripture Lesson (Matthew 28:1–15)
Rev. Danny Leonard – Sunrise Methodist Church
Message (“What Story are You Telling?”)
Rev. Louis Hunter, Jr. – New Hope AME Zion Church
Prayer of Thanksgiving / Blessing of Bread and Cup
Rev. Robert C. Evans, III – Shallowford Presbyterian Church
Blessing and Benediction
Rev. Keith Bingham – Lewisville United Methodist Church
To see more photos of this beautiful service, please visit the Community Sunrise Service photo gallery.
Lewisville Community Sunrise Service 2009 (MP3, 28 MIN.)