Bon Jovi tribute band Blaze of Glory performing at free concert Thursday

ROCKWALL – Bon Jovi tribute band “Blaze of Glory” will perform at this Thursday’s free “Concert By The Lake” for the whole family at The Harbor District amphitheater from 7:30 until 9 pm.

The Harbor entertainment district is located at 2074 Summer Lee Dr.

Since 2007, the band has been performing across the DFW Metroplex and beyond. Lead singer Trae Doss performs as Jon Bon Jovi and Roy Lee Nelson plays lead guitar and performs as Richie Zambora, while Wayne Tullos, Boris Korol and Kenny Schiumo emulate the sounds of the legendary band.

(Watch the video of the band by clicking here in the video section on the Home page.)

The concerts are held every Thursday evening for the whole family from 7:30-9 pm through August 18, featuring country, rock, classic rock, zydeco, blues, pop and variety bands, according to the Rockwall Parks & Recreation Department which hosts the events.

Local event sponsors are Rockwall Ford, Rockwall Dodge, Dodie’s Cajun Restaurant, Gloria’s Restaurant, AAA Texas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and Coldwell Banker Realtors.

Popular acts from previous years to come include Blaze of Glory (Bon Jovi Trubute), The Pictures (Variety), Hanna’s Reef (Jimmy Buffet Tribute) and Professor D (Variety).

Concert-goers should bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on and are welcome to bring food and drinks, but they are also asked to clean up afterwards, said Parks Department Director Brad Griggs.

Since the City started the lakeside concerts, attendance has grown and grown. An average of 4,000 people attended each concert last year, coming from all over Texas to enjoy the events.

For a complete concert list and more info, see or call 972-771-7740.

By J.J. Smith, Publisher


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