Cassadee Pope- The hometown native is coming back home! Cassadee Pope, winner of NBC’s “The Voice” Season 3, will rock CityPlace (700 S Rosemary Ave, West Palm Beach) with a free performance on Friday as part of the Summer Country Music Concert Series. Pope, a West Palm Beach native, returns following her national summer tour with group, Rascal Flatts. The singer-songwriter will showcase songs like her smash hit single, “Over You,” as well as her newly released single, “Wasting All These Tears,” from her debut album, Frame by Frame. After the performance, Pope will make an appearance at Tequila Cowboy Bar & Grill for a public meet-and-greet. Free; Friday 7:30 p.m.
Summer Jam- For the second year in a row, Summer Jam will be calling West Palm Beach home! Come and spend your Labor Day Weekend 2013 at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Meyer Amphitheatre(104 Datura St, West Palm Beach) for two full days of Rock n’ Reggae. Saturday is Rock/Jam/Ska/Funk styles and Sunday is Reggae/World. The 2 day festival will feature the best in original music and will highlight some of Florida's well known original artists. Do not miss this opportunity to witness Florida's original talent in one venue with national and global headliners. One Day $40 – Two Days: $70; Saturday 1 p.m. - 11 p.m. , Sunday 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Sand Sculpting- Think you have what it takes to build an amazing sand castle? The Florida Oceanographic Society will host an inaugural Sand Sculpting Contest on Saturday at Stuart Beach(889 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart). The event will focus on "Building Awareness While Leaving No Trace." Sand sculpting will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and organizers promise a fun morning of creativity for teams to build their sand creation. Teams will have a 3-hour window to build a sand creation, 45 minutes for judging and public viewing, followed by a leveling of the field with particular attention to removing manmade obstacles. Free; Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Mindless Behavior- It's the Ultimate Back to School Bash you don't want to miss! Mindless Behavior is a band of four young men, Roc Royal, Prodigy, Ray Ray, and Princeton, and they're bring their talents to the Expo center (2223 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach). The group brings a lot of talent and a passion for performing. Their album, “#1 Girl,” was released 2 years ago and has taken teen audiences and the media by storm. There will be an iPad raffle, iPad Dance Off contest, a Wind tunnel money machine, raffles and more. What better way to start off the school year than seeing your favorite group perform right in West Palm Beach! $40; Saturday 12:30 p.m.
Riverstock Music Festival- Music? Food? Dancing? Does that sound good to you? If so, then you need to make your way to the Riverstock benefit at Jensen Public Beach(4304 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Jensen Beach) to help "save the river and stop the discharges." Organizers say all of the proceeds will go directly to the Rivers Coalition. The event is sponsored by “Chillin the Most” beachside cafe, Rivers Coalition, Save the River (Evan Miller and Clint Starling), and will benefit The Rivers Coalition to help get our estuary back on track. The Riverstock kids’ events start at 2 p-m featuring a free circus bounce house, free face painting and free arts and crafts. A total of five bands, four at the beach and a headliner (Fresh Catch) will perform at the indoor venue. Bring the whole family, and spread the word. Free; Sunday 2 p.m.
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