Parks, Recreation
  and Cultural



Seven O'clock Rock Series

Spring/Summer 2014 Series

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Take time to strut your stuff on the streets of Cary Downtown! Back for its third year, our block party experience in downtown Cary will find the streets closed off, merchants open late, good music and food and the opportunity to gather and enjoy great music with your friends and neighbors.  Free dance lessons offered prior to the concert starting!  All performances are FREE!

Performances held at the corner of Academy and Chatham Streets in Downtown Cary.

The Seven O’clock Rock Series is excited to have Carolina Ballroom of Cary as our 2014 Spring/Summer Sponsor! Their dance instructors will be teaching our pre-concert free dance lessons and providing a fun dance sampling in the concert’s music style during our ten minute intermission at each concert this season.

Carolina Ballroom of Cary is a premier ballroom dance studio founded in 2007 that provides a fun, laid-back, professional dance instruction to all ages and skill levels. Each of their professionally trained instructors brings more than ten years of teaching experience to the dance floor and together their team has over 70 years of dance knowledge in over 25 different dance styles of ballroom dance. Their dance styles include Latin/Rhythm, Ballroom/Smooth and Swing.
Carolina Ballroom

50-70's Night with The Fabulous Daddy-O's, FREE
Friday, May 16 | 7 p.m.
The Fabulous Daddy-Os, both performing and recording artists, play rock, soul and Carolina beach music. They were nominated in 2008 for "Favorite New Artist" of the year by the CBMA and 2 of their original songs have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. The Fabulous Daddy-O’s are sure to make the night a hit!
Free dance lesson at 7 p.m.  
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Latin Night with Orchestra International La Clave, FREE
Friday, June 6 | 7 p.m.
International La Clave is an eleven piece band out of Raleigh. They are the ultimate Salsa tribute orchestra that performs classic masterpieces of the best salsa orchestras to provide the most danceable music for their audiences.
Free dance lesson at 7 p.m.  
Concert at 7:30 p.m. 

Swing Night with the Tar River Swing Band, FREE
Friday, June 20 | 7 p.m.
The Tar River Swing Band is an 8-piece swing band from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, but their seasoned players come from all over the Triangle. Their performances include classics from swing and big band eras – Ellington, Basie, Dorsey, Goodman as well as concert charts that push the jazz envelope with selections made popular by Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Sammy Nestico, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, and others.
Free dance lesson at 7 p.m.  
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Beach Night with Peak City Sound, FREE
Friday, July 18 | 7 p.m.
Peak City Sound hails from Apex, NC. Our musical journey takes you from Beach music to Motown to Margaritaville with an energetic blend of feel-good songs. The band consists of 14 talented members - a large horn section, several singers, bass, drums, keyboards, and guitars. They love the opportunity to come together and play fun, enjoyable music and please crowds where ever they play.
Free dance lesson at 7 p.m.  
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

For more information call (919) 469-4061 or contact: Sarah Hagan, Downtown Program Specialist  at