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Corey Smith to perform at the new Veranda 

Outside of all the Spoleto-related hooplah, there's a big rock concert this weekend for local music fans to consider. Georgia-based acoustic rock songwriter Corey Smith — shares the bill with opener Shane Hines and the Trance at Daniel Island's Family Circle Magazine Tennis Center's new Veranda on Saturday evening (May 23) at 7 p.m. "With Corey Smith's distinctive live performance, pensive lyrics, and soulful Southern voice, this is a show you won't want to miss," says concert organizers.

In July 2008 Smith released a six-song EP recorded live at the Georgia Theatre in his adopted hometown of Athens, Ga. The collection includes fan favorites such as "Let Me Love You on a Backroad" and the notorious "F**k the Po Po." Hines and his band are on the road behind a new EP titled The Glory Journal.

The Daniel Island's Family Circle Magazine tennis center and event organizer Carter McMillan recently announced a new concert series with a handful of national country, rock, funk, and hip-hop acts set to perform on the stadium stage and the newly-assembled Veranda area in the grand lawn area behind the Family Circle Tennis Center Clubhouse. The Veranda can accommodate 2,500 fans with general admission floor and bleacher seating. Fan can access the venue through the main gate in front of the Stadium. Food and beverages will be available at all events.

The Veranda can accommodate 2,500 fans with general admission floor and bleacher seating. Located. Concert-goers can access the venue through the main gate in front of Family Circle Stadium. Food and beverages will be available at all events.

Advance tickets may purchased for $22.50 online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Check out familycirclecup.com and coreysmith.org for more.

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