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Flat River Band to brighten stage this Friday
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Dont miss the country-rock act Flat River Band this Friday night on the West Lawn of Security Federal. The band consists of three Sitze brothers.

The Main Street Live summer concert series continues this Friday night with music by three brothers called Flat River Band.
The band consists of Chad Sitze, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter, Dennijo Sitze, lead and harmony vocals, electric guitar, mandolin and harmonica, and Andy Sitze, lead and harmony vocals, electric and upright bass.
Music was an integral part of everyday life in the Sitze family. The brothers began playing music at an early age with their parents’ band, The Sitze Family. The family played venues such as Dollywood, Silver Dollar City, and numerous festivals, fairs and churches. They soaked up a variety of musical influences ranging from their parents’ bluegrass-gospel to country and Southern rock.
The Sitze brothers grew up in a small town in southeast Missouri called Flat River where their father owned a barbershop. The town changed its name but they decided to keep the name alive, never forgetting their roots, and doing what they love – creating and sharing new music with anyone and everyone who listens.
Their writing skills and dynamic performances have captured the attention of veterans in the Nashville music scene and allowed them to perform with songwriters such as John Scott Sherrill, Jimmy Stewart, Paul Overstreet, Michael Smotherman and numerous others.
To describe their musical style, the band’s bio states, “If the country group Alabama grew up in the same house as Crosby, Stills & Nash, and they got together with The Marshall Tucker Band to start their own band, at that point you would have experienced the Flat River Band.”
Main Street Live is a family oriented event presented by Main Street McMinnville. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited and smoking is not allowed in the crowd. All animals need to be leashed and owners must clean up after their pets.
Flat River Band will take the stage at 7 p.m. on the West Lawn of Security Federal. Opening for the band will be Gary Clendenon and Lynn McGregor at 6 p.m.
There will be a variety of food and beverages available from vendors beginning at 6 p.m. Parking and admission are free. Bring a chair and enjoy the music.