Georgian rock band Collective Soul will headline Friday’s Brookhaven summer block party July 30-31.
The city announced the event, called the Cherry Blossom Summer Block Party, at the May 4 city council meeting. Collective Soul will perform on July 30, joining Rick Springfield, The Amy Ray Band, Baylee Littrell and Revel in Romance, according to a press release. The city announced The Revivalists as their Saturday headliner earlier this month.
“I’m delighted that we added a group from Georgia to headline Friday, and you couldn’t ask for more than Collective Soul letting their ‘light shine on us’,” Mayor John Ernst said in the release. hurry.
The festival is meant to celebrate the city’s resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those involved in the food and music industries. The party will take place in the parking lot of Brookhaven MARTA station along Dresden Drive and Apple Valley Road.
According to the statement, the event also aims to celebrate a “return to normalcy” and encourage residents to get vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, unvaccinated people are always encouraged to avoid large gatherings.