Southern Land Company’s signature single-family community event, Tucker Hill Porch Fest 2018, is coming up on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 5 pm until dusk!
This unique live music festival, now in its third year, is free and features live bands staged on at least six of Tucker Hill’s quaint front porches that surround the community’s central park area, known as Founders Square as well as along Fitzgerald Avenue leading to our new model homes!
The evening highlight is a concert-on-the-lawn starting at 7 pm featuring Random Axis.
This eight-member band has been performing throughout Texas and surrounding states for over 20 years. They feature five vocalists, both male and female, the most formidable rhythm section in Dallas-Fort Worth, along with a saxophone player, all while providing professional-quality sound and lighting. The band has an extremely diverse song list from contemporary hits by artists of today, to 80s rock and 70s disco. Best known for their impressive performances of Motown hits, big band classics and jazz, the band has played for the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Mavericks, Texas Motor Speedway. They’ve also performed with the likes of Bruce Hornsby, Tower of Power, Willie Nelson, The Commodores, George Strait, Steve Warner, Tracy Lawrence, The Spinners and The Temptations, to name a few.
As attendees stroll the Tucker Hill neighborhood and enjoy front porch concerts, they can also enjoy a unique Car Show, peruse a pop-up Artisan’s market with almost 20 vendors, purchase wine-by-the-glass from local winery Caudalie Crest, and grab a picnic dinner or treats from food vendors including Mamacita’s, Cajun Made Crawfish & Seafood and Rita’s Italian Ice.
Porch Fest is Tucker Hill’s version of the extremely successful Porch Fest held annually in Franklin, Tennessee’s Westhaven community. With a simple concept — invite the musicians and provide them their stages on residents’ front porches — bands and acoustic singers will showcase their talent during PorchFest. Residents volunteer their porches as a way to support the local music scene and interact with their neighbors.
Porch band performances run from 5 until 7 pm. Random Axis closes out the evening with a concert-on-the-lawn beginning at 7:00pm and concluding at dusk. The Artisan’s Market, Car Show, and food vendors will be open from 5 pm until dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs to set up as they stop to enjoy not only the porch bands, but also for the main stage concert.
Detailed performance schedules, band bios, and a map showing where porch bands will be located and suggestions for parking will be available here in the near future. Signage will also be placed throughout the community to assist in finding our porch bands. Parking will be free and available along those streets not closed and surrounding the event area. Guests are encouraged to drive north through our community, towards our new model homes, for some of the best parking. Up-to-date event information may also be found on the Tucker Hill Facebook Page and Twitter.
For questions, including information on how to join us for the Car Show or Artisan’s Market, please email TuckerHillReception@southernland.com.