Barracuda, America’s Heart Tribute, takes the stage Saturday night

Published 10:59 am Monday, August 21, 2023

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Get ready to rock as Barracuda, America’s Heart Tribute, takes the stage for an electrifying performance at Rockin’ on the Doe, a highly anticipated free concert event. The concert will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. at E. Elk Ave., which will be temporarily closed to traffic for the festivities. The concert venue is located beside the scenic Covered Bridge Park, creating a captivating backdrop for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment.

Rockin’ on the Doe promises to be an extraordinary event, offering the community an opportunity to come together and celebrate the magic of live music. Attendees can look forward to an exhilarating tribute performance by Barracuda, known for their impeccable renditions of America’s Heart classics. Their captivating stage presence and musical talent make them one of the most sought-after tribute bands in the country. Opening for this special performance is Retroville: Unplugged.

In a generous display of community support, Carter County Bank and the Elizabethton Chamber have joined forces to sponsor this incredible concert, ensuring that it remains a free event for all music lovers. Their commitment to promoting local arts and culture has made this event possible, allowing the entire community to enjoy an evening of first-class entertainment.

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Double Tree Hotel of Johnson City has also stepped up as an in-kind sponsor for Rockin’ on the Doe. Their contribution adds to the overall success of the event and demonstrates their dedication to the community and its vibrant music scene.

“We are thrilled to bring Barracuda, America’s Heart Tribute, to Elizabethton for Rockin’ on the Doe,” said David Nanney, Recreation Manager for Elizabethton Parks and Recreation. “This concert promises to be a highlight of the summer, providing an extraordinary experience for music enthusiasts of all ages. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our sponsors, Carter County Bank and the Elizabethton Chamber, as well as the Double Tree Hotel of Johnson City, for their generous support in making this concert possible.”

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure a prime spot near the stage. Food vendors will be available, offering a variety of refreshments for purchase. Concertgoers are also welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs to ensure their comfort during the performance.

Rockin’ on the Doe is set to be an unparalleled evening of entertainment, uniting the community through the power of music. Don’t miss this unforgettable free concert experience on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. Join us on E. Elk Ave., beside Covered Bridge Park, and prepare to be swept away by the electrifying sounds of Barracuda, America’s Heart Tribute.

For more information and updates about Rockin’ on the Doe, please visit , or contact the Elizabethton Parks and Recreation at (423) 547-6440 or