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Vertical Horizon heads free Suwanee concert
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Alternative rock band Vertical Horizon will be the featured performer in Suwanee’s free annual summer concert Saturday, Aug. 11.

The band, which will take the Town Center stage at about 8 p.m., is best known for its hits, “Everything You Want,” “You’re a God,” and “Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning).”

Formed in 1991 by Georgetown University undergrads Matthew Scannell and Keith Kane, Vertical Horizon experienced meteoric success with its 1999 “Everything You Want” album, which eventually went double platinum, selling more than 2 million copies.

The band’s most recent album is 2009’s “Burning the Days.”

Music will begin at 6 p.m. with performances by other bands.

Visitors may bring chairs, blankets, picnics and friends. No alcohol may be brought into Town Center Park, but beer and wine may be purchased on site and from licensed merchants. Food may be purchased from on-site vendors and Town Center businesses.

Limited parking is available at Town Center and along Main Street. Off-site parking and a free shuttle service will be available beginning at 7 p.m. from Shawnee North Business Center, 305 Shawnee North Drive (at Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road).