“Rockin’ the Forest” continues with The Catalinas Nov. 8

The “Rockin’ the Forest” music series continues with the popular beach band, The Catalinas, on Friday, Nov. 8. The concert gets underway at 7:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St.

The Catalinas were inducted into the Beach Music Hall of Fame in 1995, followed by the NC Music Hall of Fame in 2013. Best known for their classic hit, “Summertime’s Callin’ Me, The Catalinas spotlight their musical roots by performing music by groups such as Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Jackie Wilson, Marvin Gay, Huey Smith, The Falcons, The Del Vikings, The Gladiolas, Ray Charles and more. 

Advance tickets are $15 each plus tax and selling fast. Tickets can be purchased online with a Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit card at www.wakeforestrencen.org/tickets-events. Advance tickets may also be purchased with cash, check or credit card at the Renaissance Centre Box Office, 405 S. Brooks St. On the day of the concert tickets can be purchased at the door.

Assembling some of the top musical acts in our area, Rockin’ the Forest features a variety of popular beach music and cover bands that play beach music and rock and roll covers from classic to modern rock, with a little funk and original music thrown in.

The series continues with Steve Owens & Summertime on Dec. 28; Legacy Motown Revue on Jan. 17; Jim Quick & Coastline on Feb. 28; and The Magnificents on March 27.

In addition to great music, each Rockin’ the Forest concert includes a cash bar serving beer and wine.

Designed to offer local audiences first rate performances that previously required area residents to travel to Raleigh, Chapel Hill or Durham, each Rockin’ the Forest concert takes place inside the intimate comfort of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. For more information, visit www.wakeforestrencen.org/ or call the Renaissance Centre Box Office at 919-435-9458.