The Summer Music Series is a free event on the lawn at the Mentone Inn's Linger Longer Pavilion. Rock & Roll to Reggae! Grab some good eats from the Fontastic Food Truck, bring your beverage of choice and enjoy with friends and family!
July 9th (Postponed to July 30th)
Black Sedan Band
Black Sedan is a Birmingham, Alabama based party/dance band that covers a wide range of songs and genres from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and some current pop tunes. The band is composed of six very talented and professional musicians: lead guitar, bass guitar, percussion, keyboards, saxophone/flute, and a soulful lead vocalist/front man/entertainer whose shows are high energy, interactive and engaging.
Natti Love Joys
The Natti Love Joys, from Turtletown, TN, bring a reggae beat to Mentone. A crowd favorite at festivals and events, the Natti Love Joys have rocked the East Coast and beyond since 2003 with a blend of original roots rock reggae and classic Bob Marley covers. Lead singer Sonia Abel-Allen was part of the Love Joys, a popular all female roots reggae band that performed and recorded in the 1970s and ‘80s and had the hit song “All I Can Say.” Bassist/vocalist Tony Allen is a former member of The Congos, another critically acclaimed reggae band. The Natti Love Joys are the hosts of the Camp Reggae Music Festival in Tennessee. The band has opened for Joan Jett, Three Dog Night, The Clash, The Ramones, and many more.
Natti Love Joys Poster (PDF)
Red hot ragtime, blues, and swing from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Lon Eldridge is often said to have talent and style well beyond his years. His warm and infectious musicality is sure keep you tuned in throughout the night, coupling masterful fingerstyle guitar with clever, brilliant vocals. You'll swear there's more than one person playing on stage! Lon has toured both the USA and Europe, taking his unique blend of traditional pre-war blues, ragtime, and swing to whole new audiences. This is a show (and a moustache) you definitely don't want to miss!
Lon Eldridge Poster (PDF)