(PHOTOS) Tunes By the Tracks in Stone Mountain

Members of Rae and the Royal Peacocks, from left, Danny Vinson, Harold Pattillo, Rebekah "Rae" Easley and Valerie Waters perform during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.

Stone Mountain, GA — Atlanta blues band Rae and the Royal Peacocks brought their high energy act to Stone Mountain Village during Tunes by the Tracks on Friday, Sept. 24.

The Friday night concert series features local indie acts and runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., September through October, in the Municipal Parking Lot next to the Stone Mountain Welcome Center in the Historic Train Depot at 922 Main Street.

Beer, wine, water and soft drinks are available for purchase and all profits go toward keeping the concerts free. Food is available from downtown restaurants and some will even deliver to you at the show. An open carry policy allows beer and wine purchased at Tunes by the Tracks to be taken outside the concert area to the downtown business district. Bring your own lawn chair. Shows are rain or shine.

Here’s a schedule of upcoming shows:

October1: Soulhound

October 8: Eddie 9 Volt

October 15: Women in Blues, Hosted by Diane Durrett

October 22: Citizen Gold

October 2: TBD

For more information, visit: facebook.com/TunesByTheTracks/

Warren Hoffman uses a two-dollar bill to buy soft drinks from Pam DeLoach during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Beer and wine are also available for purchase, and DeLoach said an open carry policy during the show allows people to take their drinks with them while they explore the downtown area. Photo by Dean Hesse.
People settle in for a performance from Rae and the Royal Peacocks during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Vicki Tyler listens to the music with her grandson Beau Tyler during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Drummer Art McNaughton performs with Rae and the Royal Peacocks during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Rae and the Royal Peacocks perform during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Deborah Bailey and Tim Embry dance to the music of Rae and the Royal Peacocks during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Rae and the Royal Peacocks perform on the trackside stage during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
People listen to Rae and the Royal Peacocks during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Tunes by the Tracks is an opportune time to visit the restaurants and businesses in Stone Mountain Village. Jeff Prisant on left, from AARF Pet Central said they are open until 8 p.m. on Friday and sell cold drinks and local ice cream in addition to pet supplies. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Tunes by the Tracks is an opportune time to visit the restaurants and businesses in Stone Mountain Village. On Friday, Sept. 24. people dine outdoors at Stone Mountain Public House Cigar & Piano Bistro as Rae and the Royal Peacocks perform just across Main Street. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Tunes by the Tracks is an opportune time to visit the restaurants and businesses in Stone Mountain Village. Stillwell’s Emporium owner Mary Stowell, center with glasses behind counter, said the Main Street shop with crystals and local vendors is open until 9 p.m. on Friday. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Tunes by the Tracks is an opportune time to visit the restaurants and businesses in Stone Mountain Village. Here, a couple strolls past Wells Cargo Cafe on Main Street on Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Keyboardist Valerie Waters performs with Rae and the Royal Peacocks during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Rae and the Royal Peacocks singer Rebekah “Rae” Easley performs during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Rae and the Royal Peacocks guitarist Danny Vinson and singer Rebekah “Rae” Easley interact during their performance at Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.
People get on their feet while Rae and the Royal Peacocks perform during Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village on Friday, Sept. 24. Photo by Dean Hesse.

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