Summer Tracks continues Friday with The Paper Crowns Electric Band

Published 8:00 am Saturday, July 28, 2018

The 19th season of Tryon’s Summer Tracks will continue on Friday with The Paper Crowns Electric Band.

All shows begin at 7 p.m. at Rogers Park in Tryon. In case of rain, the concerts will move across the street inside the Tryon Fire Department.

The Paper Crowns’ Spiro and Nicole Nicolopoulos are a duo on the Southeast music scene. For Friday’s concert, they will return to their jam and psychedelic roots with their full-on electric six-piece ensemble — The Paper Crowns Electric Band — which will feature a medley of blues, Southern rock, American folk and jazz, gospel and funk.  

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The show will feature Nicole (vocals, guitar), Spiro (vocals, guitar), Steve Kemble (drums, Percussion), Ryan Crabtree (bass), Lenny Pentinelli (keyboard) and Jay Good (percussion).

The Paper Crowns has played such events as: LEAF (2018), Warren Haynes Christmas Jam by Day, Mountain Sports Festival, Soulshine Farm Music Festival, South By South East and more. Their music has found placement in major network TV campaigns and online ad campaigns including for the Olympic Games, Visa, Court TV and Pepsi.

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All Summer Tracks concerts are free, though a voluntary donation at the gate is encouraged. Audience donations along with sponsorships of local businesses and individuals make the shows possible, organizers said.

Sandwiches, pimento cheese and crackers, water and soft drinks will be for sale during the show. Alcohol consumption is allowed in the park, but will not be for sale.  

Summer Tracks is produced by the town of Tryon in affiliation with Peter Eisenbrown, of Blockparty Productions.

For more information about Summer Tracks and the performers, people may visit

– Submitted by

Peter Eisenbrown