Kyle Tennis

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Kyle Tennis and the Riverside Hitmen will headline the first of Amery’s three Music on the River events this summer. They will take the stage Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

Added traffic and the smell of brats cooking on Fridays are just a few hints that summer has hit Amery. 

Events that residents and visitors alike anticipate each year will be taking place in upcoming weeks. These crowd pleasers are a sure sign that summer has officially hit Amery.

The 2019 Amery Art Fair will be held in North Park Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. This year the Amery Woman’s Club invites people to check out www.ameryartandcraftfair.com to contact them with questions, register for the event and to check out a vendor map. 

The site says, “From the sidewalks along Keller Avenue four decades ago to the tree lined walkway of beautiful North Park, the Amery Art and Craft Fair has transitioned into a very large, diverse, and fun annual event showcasing the talents of local and area crafters and artists.”

This is the major yearly fundraiser for the Amery Woman’s Club to raise monies in support of many community charitable organizations and over $3,000 in scholarships to local students. The fair also provides a showcase for crafters and artists from the local and surrounding areas. The Woman’s Club boasts, “Variety, uniqueness, craftsmanship, and talent are found at each of the 100+ exhibit booths. Many vendors return year after year. If it is something special you are seeking, this is the place to find it!”

Music on the River (MOTR) makes its 2019 summer debut Friday, June 21. Opening the three night series this summer on the Danielson Stage at 7 p.m. will be Kyle Tennis and the Riverside Hitmen The group’s website lists an extensive playlist and describes themselves as, “Minnesota’s premier party band. Playing all of the hits from the ‘50s through today.” 

The Kyle Tennis and the Riverside Hitmen are the cream of the crop in cover bands. Get ready to dance to jams from Bruno Mars to Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Maroon 5, Adele, AC/DC, The Temptations, P!nk, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, Pharrell, Tom Petty, Sam N Dave, Taylor Swift, Prince, Earth Wind & Fire, Etta James, Meghan Trainer, Van Morrison, Queen, Johnny Cash, Justin Timberlake and hundreds more, 

Kyle Tennis and the Riverside Hitmen cover all decades and genres. 

From 5-6:30 p.m. that evening, the fan favorite Cattail Moon will once again play MOTR. Cattail Moon is an acoustical musical group of five energetic and original singers, songwriters and musicians who say they love to make music. The band boasts tight harmonies, original songs and fresh interpretations of great music from a broad range of styles.

As always, MOTR offers wore than music. A classic car show, a variety of food and drinks and other activities ensure all will have a good time.

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