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Mar 11, 15 | 8:41 am
KIDS OUR AGE will perform on April 10, 2015
SPRING in Spring with Kids Our Age Band who will play your favorite dance tunes on Friday, April 10, 2015. Line dancing will begin at 6:30 PM with the band starting at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Kids Our Age is one of the premier dance bands in the Tri-Cities. They have entertained audiences and dance groups all over Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia for over twenty years. David Riggs is the centerpiece of the group as lead vocalist/guitarist. James Lane is the talented keyboardist and Jim Philyaw is featured on drums. They will play a varied, pleasing mixture of beach music, classic rock, shag tunes, pop favorites and ballroom standards. This trio welcomes song or dance genre requests.
Put this date on your calendar for an enjoyable evening of listening and dancing.
Feb 16, 15 | 7:14 am
LIMITED EDITION at Renaissance Center on March 13, 2015.
The March dance, sponsored by Friends of the Kingsport Senior Center, will feature crowd favorite LIMITED EDITION band on Friday evening, March 13, 2015. Line dancing will begin at 6:30 PM with the band starting at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Limited Edition has performed for audiences of all ages for over 30 years. Bruce Rush sings and plays the keyboard while Bink Rush plays guitar and occasional banjo.
Using the latest digital audio and synthesizer technology, the band plays a large variety of styles to suit very diverse musical tastes and dance genres. "Something for Everyone". Although the music is especially selected for dancing, Limited Edition recognizes that a dance is primarily a social event. With that in mind, the PA system and amps are set to create a full sound for dancing, while, at the same time, adjusted to a comfortable volume to allow people to hear and carry on a conversation throughout the venue.
Limited Edition believes the most important part of any dance or social event is THE AUDIENCE. It is YOUR PARTY !!
Join your friends at the Renaissance Center in Kingsport on March 13th.
Jan 11, 15 | 9:57 am
SUNDOWN Band to play for Valentine Dance on February 13, 2015
Bring your special Valentine to the Renaissance Center on February 13, 2015. Line dancing will begin at 6:30 and the SUNDOWN band will take over from 7-10 PM. To further the celebration, treats will accompany the coffee during intermission.
This is an inaugural performance by SUNDOWN, a 4 piece band based in Kingsport. This group is comprised of seasoned musicians who are veterans of the local music scene. Get ready to waltz, cuz they got the tunes.
“We enjoy playing the music and know you will have a good time!”
Lead singer and guitarist Junior Hensley is a founding member of the Sundown Band since the 80's. Lead guitarist Jimmy Ball spent several years playing at Dollywood. Drummer Jamie Hickman has been playing music for over 25 years. Bassist Mike Smith rounds out the group on bass guitar.
Jan 07, 15 | 2:20 am
SHOOTER BAND returns to the Renaissance Center on January 9, 2015
The January dance, sponsored by Friends of the Kingsport Senior Center, will feature SHOOTER band on Friday evening, January 9, 2015. Line dancing will begin at 6:30 PM with the band starting at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 per person.
SHOOTER is a four piece band from the East Tennessee Tri-Cities area. SHOOTER takes pride in it’s rich 3 part harmonies on every song and play a hot mix of Classic Country and Classic Rock as well as some of their own original material.
The Perry brothers, Keith Oliver and Ken Dugger, have a long history together. They played together in high school as in the well known local band, Southern Harvest. Previously known as Old Dogs-New Tricks, they have played in venues all over the Tri-Cities area and 3 other states and have a very dedicated following. Just recently, SHOOTER filmed at The Paramount center, for the TV show, “Bristol’s Big Room’.
Each member of SHOOTER is a seasoned musicians and each one has at least 30 years of experience.
From SHOOTER: "Are you tired of hearing the music and not hearing the lyrics? With Shooter, you'll hear all of the song, the way it was meant to be heard. We know you will enjoy not just the music, but, you'll end up singing along, because these are songs we all have grown up listening to and you'll be heading for the dance floor. Our focus has always been to see that the message of the song comes through, so, the vocals are our feature and the music is as it should be, to present the songs. We offer some of the best three part harmonies you'll hear this side of Nashville."
Nov 18, 14 | 4:58 am
December Monthly Dance on December 12, 2014 and New Years Eve Dinner-Dance
Our regular monthly dance will feature a return engagement of The Model City Wrecking Crew, on Friday, December 12, 2014. Line dancing will begin at 6:30 PM with the band starting at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Model City Wrecking Crew is a five-piece band from Kingsport, TN performing classic rock music intermixed with slow tunes and waltzes. The Crew performs material from artists including Creedence Clearwater Revival, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, James Taylor, The Rolling Stones, Bob Seeger, Steely Dan, The Steve Miller Band, REM, and The Atlanta Rhythm Section among others. The Model City Wrecking Crew was formed in 2012 and has been performing in local venues since that time.
Band members include Lawson Garrett (vocals), Joe Ball (guitars, vocals), Jimmy Dale (keyboards), Dwight Brown (bass guitar, vocals) and Gary McKinney (drums, percussion).
We hope you will enjoy listening and dancing to the memorable music from the 60's and 70's performed by this group.
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Friends of Kingsport Senior Center will hold its 5th annual New Year's Eve Dinner/Dance at St. Dominics Parish Life Center, 2517 John B. Dennis Highway (Hwy 93), Kingsport, on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Time: 8 PM—12:30 AM, The Public is invited.
KIDS OUR AGE, a premier Tri-Cities Dance Band, will provide a variety of rock and dance tunes throughout the evening. Two intermissions will feature Line Dancing. A bountiful buffet of heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served. Suggested dress is semi-formal, black tie optional.
Reservations are required and tickets are available for purchase now. Cost is $25 per person ($200 for table of 8). The number of tickets has been limited to 180 to allow ample room for dancing on the beautiful hardwood floor. See the Newsletter for further details.
Please call for reservations or mail a check (made out to Friends of Kingsport Senior Center) to: Laverne Olney (Ph: 423 288-2668), 2729 Berkshire Lane, Kingsport, TN 37660.
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