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Congressman Kingston to help open Johns Creek's Newtown Park Amphitheater, June 28

June 26, 2014

AmphitheaterU.S. Representative Jack Kingston will join State Rep. Lynne Riley, Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann, Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council to open Johns Creek's Newtown Park Amphitheater on Saturday at 7:15 p.m., followed by a free concert by the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra.

Presented by the Johns Creek Foundation, the opening night concert will feature classical and patriotic selections. It is the first of three in the City's Summer Concert Series. The popular Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, A1A, appears Friday, July 18 and rising country stars Shane O'Dazier Band on Saturday, August 23. Each concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

"We are all looking forward to joining the community at the grand opening and continuing the celebration throughout the summer," said Mayor Bodker.

Naturally designed with stacked stone and arches of Southern pine, the 10,600-square-foot open-air amphitheater offers up to 400 seats under cover, and another 1,000 seats on its terraced grass surroundings.

The Newtown Park Amphitheater is located at 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek 30022.

For more information on the Amphitheater and the Summer Concert Series, view here.