Foghat to perform at Gardens

Contributed report

PINE MOUNTAIN — Foghat and guest Neal Lucas will take concertgoers on a “slow ride” Saturday.

In the late ’60s, Roger Earl and “Lonesome Dave” Peverett toured America as members of the seminal British band Savoy Brown, who were on the cutting edge of the emerging British blues-rock scene. Foghat was formed in 1971 when Earl and Peverett left Savoy, wanting to give a more rock ‘n’ roll flavor to the blues-boogie music they had been playing.

They took America by storm during the 1970s and dominated the airwaves with songs like “Fool for the City,” “Slow Ride,” “Night Shift,” “Stone Blue,” “Third Time Lucky” and their cover of Willie Dixon’s “I Just Want to Make Love to You.”

In the last few years, the band has reached anew generation of fans with songs featured on media like video game “Guitar Hero III,” movies and TV ads. As a result, the tour keeps going and the boogie continues.

“Bring a chair or a blanket and be sure to stop by the Robin Lake Beach Pavilion and beach bar for great food and drinks all night long,” said Rachel Crumbley, director of marketing and public relations for Callaway Gardens. “Also, be sure to check out the FSU Flying High Circus performance before the concert at 6 p.m.”

Concert tickets may be purchased online in advance for $25, and same-day tickets are $35. Parking is $10 beginning at 4 p.m. Taxes and services fees are additional. Parking is free for annual pass holders and Callaway Connection members.

Advance tickets may be purchased at www.callawaygardens.com or by calling 1-800-463-6990.

This event is produced by Wallace Productions of Columbus.

No outside food and beverage is permitted.

IF YOU GO

Foghat will perform 8 p.m. Saturday at Robin Lake Beach in Callaway Gardens. Advance tickets are $25 and same-day tickets are $35. Taxes and services fees are additional. Parking is $10 per vehicle. Advance tickets may be purchased at www.callawaygardens.com or by calling 1-800-463-6990.

From a press release submitted by Callaway Gardens.