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Short Pump Town Center announces lineup for 12th annual summer concert series

Headliners for 2016 include Charlie Puth and The Willis Family.

Trevor Dickerson



From Short Pump Town Center:

The 12th Annual Short Pump Town Center Summer Concert Series, presented by Mercedes-Benz of Richmond and Oil & Vinegar, featuring national artists’ returns on Tuesday, June 14, with Atlantic Recording Artist Charlie Puth. FREE concerts will take place in June, July & August in the Main Plaza and offer family-friendly entertainment. Wine tastings provided by Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant will take place from 5:30- 8:00 p.m. near the Main Plaza and all of the proceeds will benefit the Rotary Club of Innsbrook.

The mission of the Rotary Club of Innsbook is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today’s most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is Service Above Self.

“We’re very excited about the return of Short Pump Town Center’s Annual Summer Concert Series and we are even more excited about the partnership with the Rotary Club of Innsbrook. Our concert series is a family-friendly event with a fabulous lineup of new and unique entertainers this year, including three nationally recognized artists,” said Pam Howland, Director of Marketing for Short Pump Town Center. “We are thrilled about hosting the free concert series again with such a wide variety of musical talent and genres for our guests to enjoy with their family and friends, while giving back to the community through the local charities that are supported by with the Rotary Club of Innsbrook.”

Enjoy dinner before or after the concert at any of our fine dining restaurants such as The Boathouse, Baker’s Crust, California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Lehja India Delicious and Texas de Brazil. Quick-service food options are also available at Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and the Nordstrom eBar.

Charlie Puth

National Recording Artist, Charlie Puth signed with Atlantic Records and co-wrote, co- produced, and featured on Wiz Khalifa’s Furious 7 ballad “See You Again” — a 4x-platinum smash that topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 12 weeks, tying the record for the longest run at No. 1 for a rap song, and became No. 1 in over 100 countries, while its video racked up more than a billion YouTube views. He followed that up with the British chart-topper “Marvin Gaye,” featuring Meghan Trainor, which gave Puth another platinum record and his second Top 40 hit in the U.S.

Charlie is currently seeing success with his latest single, “One Call Away.” The track is blowing up at multi-format pop radio outlets nationwide while also approaching the top 20 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” – Puth’s third consecutive top 40 hit in less than one year. The song’s massively popular companion video has already drawn more than 40 million views at Charlie’s official YouTube channel.

The Willis Family

The Willis Family is a group of amazing musicians, dancers, athletes, writers and artists. Living near Nashville, Tennessee, they merge their Irish roots with other music and dance genres to create a unique blend of the old and new. In addition to traveling all over the world to perform their musical talents, they can be seen on the reality TLC TV series, “The Willis Family,” a reality show that follows this gifted family of 14.

The series runs from June to August from 5:30 – 8:0o PM. For more info, visit the mall website.


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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.