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Alternative Rock Trio Hits Suwanee”s Rock & Jock Festival

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Better Than Ezra

Alternative rock trio Better Than Ezra will provide the “rock,”# and area teams will provide the “jocks”# for Suwanee”s Rock & Jock Festival on Saturday, August 13. This free annual summer concert event will serve as a pep rally of sorts for local high school teams as well as provide an energetic line-up of musical performances. Festivities begin at 5 p.m.

Known for putting on a high-energy live show each time they hit the stage, Better Than Ezra will headline the evening, taking the stage about 8 p.m.

Musical performances will begin at 6 p.m. with Gasoline Bros., an Atlanta-based band that offers classic country with great stories and played with the hammer down. Ingram Hill, a Memphis-based rock trio, will play at 7 p.m.

In addition to local high school teams, the event will include athlete appearances from college and professional teams.

Bring chairs, blankets, friends, and neighbors; however, no alcohol may be brought into Town Center Park. Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase.

Town Center Park is located at Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Buford Highway. Limited parking is available in Town Center and historic Old Town, which is accessible via a pedestrian tunnel. Free shuttle buses will be available from 5:30-10:30 p.m. from Shawnee North Business Center, 305 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road.