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about The 4th Annual Microwave Dave Day will take place June 24, 2018 in downtown Huntsville on Washington Street. The event will run from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Main gate opens at 2:00 PM) on multiple stages and nine local bands with Microwave Dave and the Nukes closing out the festivities. Proceeds from the day go to the Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation to further their mission "Supporting Music Education in North Alabama. 2018 Event Details June 24, 2018 / 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM FEATURE EVENT SPONSOR - Star SuperMarket and Discount Pharmacy SUGGESTED GATE DONATION - $10.00 PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT - The Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation (MDMEF) www.microwavedaveMEF.org VENUE HOST - The Bottle + Humphrey's Bar and Grill Downtown Huntsville - Washington Street (Clinton to Holmes) / Outdoor Event VENUE ENTRANCE - Gate Entry Main Gate - Clinton avenue opens at 2:00 PM at intersection of Clinton Ave & Washington St Back Gate - Holmes gate opens at 3:00 PM at Holmes Ave and Washington St VENUE PARKING - Clinton Ave Parking Garage Disability Parking - Clinton Ave Parking Garage Do's and Don'ts FESTIVAL SEATING - Bag Chairs permitted SMOKE FREE - NO Smoking Allowed No Vaping Allowed Inside Festival Perimeter PETS - Pets on Leash on Festival Street (Service Animal with proper ID allowed) FREE BOTTLED WATER - Provided by the MDD Event Committee FOOD & BEVERAGE - NO Coolers / NO Outside Food or Beverage Food and Beverages available for purchase from our Host venue - Washington Square / The Bottle + Humphrey's Bar and Grill KIDS AREA - Fun and Games MUSIC - Washington Street MAIN Stage 3:15-4:00 - Grissom Jazz Band 4:15-5:00 - The Hot Tater Boys 5:15-6:00 - Quantaphonics 6:15-7:00 - World Famous Snakedoctors 7:15-8:00 - Huntsville All Star Jam 8:15-9:00 - Microwave Dave and the Nukes Humphreys Patio Stage 3:30-4:15 - Kat Elizabeth - solo 4:30-5:15 - Winslow Davis Band 5:30-6:15 - Lamont Landers Band AFTER HOURS PARTY - Humphreys Bar and Grill background On May 26, 2015, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle officially proclaimed June 28, 2015 “ Microwave Dave Day.” A concert was held to honor Dave for his ongoing social and musical contributions to our community — and to announce a future project aimed at supporting the sort of philanthropy he has been doing on his own for years: The Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation. During the event, Dave received a key to the city from Mayor Tommy Battle. The second annual Microwave Dave Day was held at the A.M. Booths Lumberyard on June 26, 2016. For over 25 years, “ Microwave” Dave Gallaher has been an important part of the music scene in Huntsville, Alabama. He continues to thrive as a recording and performing artist as a solo act, and also as front man for Microwave Dave and the Nukes. Since 1989, he has hosted highly entertaining weekly shows on two local radio stations, featuring a wide spectrum of blues styles, eras and artists. Microwave Dave has worked hard on his own time to support music education in area schools, performing on-campus concerts and sitting in with music classes to teach and inspire our youth. He is also known for donating his talents to help other local organizations realize their community-minded goals, auctioning off performances for charity, and appearing annually at numerous benefits across the Tennessee Valley.
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