Safe Sounds @ Firefly Distillery Presents Night Moves with Taylor Hicks
Firefly Distillery and Ear for Music today announced that their “Safe Sounds at Firefly Music Series” will return this spring. Tickets go on sale to the public on Wednesday, February 10th at 10 am.
Each concert in the outdoor summer series will run from 7 pm to 10 pm in the Park Circle distillery’s 4-acre field. Doors open at 6 pm.
DJ NattyHeavy is back to emcee the series and spin during set breaks. There will also be different food trucks each week and beer and wine available to purchase.
Here’s a look at the spring schedule:
Saturday, June 12 – Night Moves with Taylor Hicks – A Tribute To Bob Seger
Night Moves | Taylor Hicks performing Bob Seger’s Classic Hits
For Taylor Hicks, winning “American Idol’s” blockbuster fifth season was just the beginning. Hailed as “part Stax, part Motown and part honky-tonk” by The New York Times, Hicks’ intoxicating blend of soul, blues, country, and rock & roll quickly rendered him a household name as he progressed to the show’s record-breaking finale in 2006, a historic television event which drew an audience of more than 200 million viewers.
Hicks immediately followed his Idol victory with a #1 Billboard single and an RIAA certified Platinum debut, and soon went on to make history as both the first male Idol champion featured on a GRAMMY-winning record (Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Blow Your Pants Off’), and the first to land a prestigious Las Vegas residency.
A versatile artist, actor, and advocate, Hicks has since ventured into theater and television, touring as Teen Angel in the popular Broadway musical “Grease” in addition to appearing on “Law & Order: SVU” and hosting the INSP series “State Plate,” which won the Cynopsis TV Award for Best Reality Series (Travel). After a lengthy hiatus from recording, Hicks returned in 2017 with “Six Strings and Diamond Rings,” the first single since his beloved 2009 sophomore album, “The Distance.” The stirring, stripped-down track offers up a tantalizing preview of Hicks’ highly anticipated third album, a deeply personal, roots-inspired collection recorded at Zac Brown’s Southern Ground studio in Nashville with contributions from four-time GRAMMY®-winning musician Keb’ Mo as well as Robert Randolph.
Saturday, June 19 – Elise Testone & BlackNoyze and special guest Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
Saturday, June 26 – The Midnight City Band
Capacity will be limited to 10% in order to keep guests safe in their VIP “Safe Sounds Squares” for each concert. A square secures 4 guests a 10 x 10 footprint on the field, separated on all sides by 8-feet. Single back lawn tickets are also available for select concerts.
This series is ticketed and 21+. Firefly encourages guests to bring their blankets and chairs to enjoy the concert but requests that they leave dogs, children, and outside food and drink at home.