Celebrating 4th of July – Mountain style

It’s a time honored tradition to celebrate the birthday of The United States of America on Independence Day, July 4th with outdoor events including music, great food & drinks, plus fireworks displays.  This year’s celebration at The Lodge at Copperhead was no exception.
The holiday weekend celebration held resort guests and regional visitors captive with non-stop activities with the restaurant dishing out award-winning entrees and beverages to fit the occasion.

Many resort guests opted for whitewater rafting, kayaking, boating, golfing, or running The Gauntlet, North Georgia newest riding/driving attraction.  Still others enjoyed their favorite frozen drinks pool side.  Just a matter of choice of the things to see and do to enjoy the holiday.

Weekend Highlights
1st Annual Battle of the Bands
Special thanks to Steering by Starlight, Neighborhood Watch, & The BacTracs Band for competing in our inaugural Battle of the Bands.  Congratulations to The BacTracs Band, the 1st Place Winner of 3 Gigs at The Lodge at Copperhead.  The judges ranked you highest in professionalism, tight harmony, well rehearsed, and authentic sound on cover and original selection. 

Stay tuned for the announcement of upcoming play dates at The Lodge at Copperhead, and don’t miss the opportunity to see this great band play at North Georgia’s finest live music venue.  We appreciate the veteran music industry judges for judging the competition.  We look forward to having you again for next year’s Battle of the Bands.   Outdoor entertainment sponsored by Lawbike.com, Biker 101 Magazine, Von Gogh Vodka, Yuengling, Garage 71 Radio, Elder Financial Services, Inc., Chattahoochee Biker Gear, and R&R Trikes & Accessories.

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Competition Heating up for Battle of the Bands

The competition is keen as bands audition for a spot to perform during the 2011 Battle of the Bands contest July 2nd, Noon-6 pm at The Lodge at Copperhead, Blairsville, GA. Top bands are vying for the coveted 1st Place Award – 3 Gigs at North Georgia’s Premier Vacation Destination and Special Event Venue, The Lodge at Copperhead, Blairsville, Georgia.

The battle will begin with each band playing cover and original songs before a live audience and music industry professionals. Prizes will be awarded to the top three bands. First Place – 3 Gigs at The Lodge at Copperhead, 2nd Place – CASH, 3rd Place – Gift certificates will be awarded by North Georgia’s new riding-driving attraction, The Gauntlet, Biker Barn, LLC and Garage 71 Radio. The winner’s first performance will be at 7pm that evening.

Michelle Evans, Spokesperson for The Lodge at Copperhead said, “We are excited about the bands who have been selected to compete in this annual event.” “It will be a battle to the finish.” Adding, “Bands interested in competing should provide audition CD prior to the June 30th deadline.”

The 2011 Battle of the Bands line-up includes Big Pappy Hinds Band, Steering by Starlight, Bac Trac Band, Neighborhood Watch and more.  The Competition kicks-off the July 4th Weekend Celebration that includes great music by Mike Watson, pool party, fireworks display, comfort food with attitude and your favorite beverages. The holiday package – (2 or 3 night available) 3 night stays starting at just $275 plus taxes (Hotel) includes weekend entertainment. Reserve at website: Using PROMO Code “4th.”

The 2011 Battle of the Bands is open to the general public with FREE Admission.  The Lodge at Copperhead will have great food and your favorite beverages available at the event.  Gabriella’s Italian Icees and Missing Link Records will also be vending at the event.  The community is encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the day.  No coolers please.  Admission to other musical events during the weekend is $5 per person or FREE when dining in the restaurant. For more information, call 706-835-7433.

The Lodge at Copperhead thanks the following sponsors for hosting musical events at the amphitheater: Chattahoochee R&R, Yuengling, Biker 101, Lawbike.com, Von Gogh Vodka BLUE, Garage 71 Radio and Elder Financial Services, Inc.

ABOUT THE RESORT: The Lodge at Copperhead, 171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA is a destination resort offering lodging, casual fine dining, full service bar, special events, cabins and other amenities on the forty acre resort. Lodging reservations are available at website or by calling 706-835-7433.