On March 30, CBDB takes the stage to kick off Music at Meyer Park. Formed in Tuscaloosa, CBDB is known for their unique brand of progressive jam-rock, dubbed joyfunk. Fresh off the release of their third album, titled "The FAME EP," CBDB combines impressive musicianship with solid songwriting and a spectacular live performance. The group is comprised of Cy Simonton - guitar and vocals, Kris Gottlieb - guitar and vocals, Glenn Dillard - sax/keys and vocals, Paul Oliver - drums, and Mike Sinopole - bass and vocals.
Zydeco Radio takes over Meyer Park on April 6. Created in 2014, Zydeco Radio is a new generation of young musicians from Lafayette, LA. This powerhouse group influences traditional zydeco funk with rock, blues and a lot of energy. Fans may recognize this quintet from the Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival last year. This group is composed of Billy Mack - accordion and vocals, Charles Brent Jr. - drums, Trent Oubre - rubboard and vocals, Bob Brahan - guitar, and Seth Rung - bass.
New Earth Army will close out the 2017 edition of Music at Meyer Park on April 20. This Florida Panhandle based band pulls influences from rock, blues, funk and jazz to create a new yet familiar sound. Melissa Joiner, a native of Baldwin County, is the lead vocalist for New Earth Army. Submersed in the music scene since birth, Joiner brings a diverse style, creative use of formal opera training and Delta blues influence to the group.
All Music at Meyer Park concerts are free to the public and begin at 6 p.m. Meyer Park is located in the Waterway Village District at 400 E 22nd Avenue in Gulf Shores.
For more information about Music at Meyer Park, contact the City of Gulf Shores Special Events Division at 251-968-1172 or visit wwwgulfshoresal.gov.