Big Red Barn Summer Jam set for July 19

The Big Red Barn Retreat is eager to announce the Second Annual Summer Jam 2019 concert presented by All American Heating & Air. The concert will be held July 19 from 7 – 10:30 pm at the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater at Doko Meadows Park in Blythewood. Gates will open at 6 pm.

The concert will feature a live musical performance by Tommy DeCarlo, lead singer of the classic rock band Boston, with opener, U.S. Army veteran and singer/songwriter, Brendan Roberts. 

There will be a variety of food vendors and family-friendly activities on-site. Beer and soft drinks will be sold by The Big Red Barn Retreat. No coolers will be allowed. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. All event proceeds will benefit programs, classes and workshops provided at no cost to veterans, active duty military and their families that are struggling with military and combat-related stress issues, like PTSD.

General admission tickets are $10 online in-advance and $12 at the gate. Children 12 and under are FREE. Cash and credit/debit will be accepted at the gate. To buy tickets and download a full list of sponsorship opportunities or for more information, please visit

The Second Annual Summer Jam 2019 is sponsored by:  All American Heating & Air; Bank of America; Blue Marlin/Signature Catering; Blythewood Oil; Coca-Cola; Dunbar Funeral Home; Fairfield Electric Security Services; Lake Wateree AMVETS Post 33; McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates, P.A.; SONIC; Sonya Arnold Motes of Merrill Lynch; Southern Reflection Building & Remodeling; Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson; and WCOS.

The Big Red Barn Retreat is a 501(c)(3) located in Blythewood that provides Free therapeutic services to active duty service members and veterans struggling with military and combat related stress issues. The retreat was established in 2014 and helps close to 3,000 military personnel annually. All services provided at the Big Red Barn Retreat are funded through grants and private donations. For more information or to donate, go to

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