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Kaylin Roberson Headlines Latest Bands, Bites and Boats on July 28

Concert series allows citizens to float on Bond Lake while enjoying local music, food

Post Date:07/26/2017 7:53 AM
  • Fourth in seven-part concert series at Bond Park Boathouse takes place on July 28 from 5-8 p.m.; Johnston County’s Kaylin Roberson on stage from 6-7:30 p.m.
  • The Humble Pig food truck will be selling its BBQ specialties, along with sides, drinks and desserts.
  • Concert events are free; rental fees apply for boats.




Full Release

Cary, N.C. – Come sail away with Cary’s relaxing summer series Bands, Bites and Boats at the Bond Park Boathouse, 197 Bond Park Dr., on July 28 from 5-8 p.m. This is the fourth of seven scheduled events of the free outdoor music series that occur on the final Friday of the month through October. For July’s event, citizens can spend the evening enjoying the pop-country music of Johnston County singer/songwriter Kaylin Roberson from 6-7:30 p.m. on the shore or on the water of Bond Lake in a rental boat. Food and drinks will be available from The Humble Pig food truck. Bond Lake also offers up a unique place to enjoy the sunset after the show from a boat.

Teenager Kaylin Roberson is a passionate powerhouse of an entertainer who has already made an indelible imprint on the country/country pop music scene, including winning the 2016 North American Country Music Association’s International Female Vocalist of the Year – New Country. She uses her passion and own life experiences in a quest to spread a message to help others, especially giving back to youth and teaching them to persevere.

“At the Bond Park Boathouse, we’ve created an event for everyone to enjoy some of the best local music and food with a twist – you can do it all while floating on the peaceful waters of Bond Lake,” said Andrew Marsden, program specialist for Outdoor Recreation. “We invite citizens of all ages to come on out and relax with us every final Friday through October.”

The remaining schedule for Bands, Bites and Boats is:

  • August 25, music by Garth Robertson and food truck by Oak City Fish and Chips;
  • September 29, 5-7 p.m., music by Ed Stephenson and food truck by Queso Monster; half-price boat rentals for families in support of Take a Child Outside (TACO) Week; and
  • October 27, 4-7 p.m., music by Justin Runyon and food trucks by Cousins Main Lobster and Stuft; half-price concessions and boat rentals for all costumed attendees.

Parking is available at the Bond Park Boathouse, with additional parking located at Baseball Fields 1 to 4 within Bond Park. Pets are allowed on a leash and citizens may bring lawn chairs and blankets. The Town of Cary’s Bond Park Boathouse is open April through October. Available rentals include kayaks, canoes, rowboats, and sailboats for one-hour increments, and pedal boats for half-hour increments; prices vary. Register for instructional classes for canoes, kayaks, sailboats, fishing clinics and summer camps. Purchase bait and tackle or concessions at the boathouse, including snacks, beverages, and ice cream. Annually, the Boathouse nets about 5,500 rentals. For more, go to Recreation and Enjoyment at or call (919) 469-4100. And for more fun in Cary, follow on Twitter @TOC_fun and search our calendar at



Primary Contacts

Andrew Marsden, Program Specialist – Outdoor Recreation, (919) 380-4266

Carrie Roman, Public Information Supervisor, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240



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