Prepare to rock Texas style with the Southern Flight Band at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18 at the Allen Public Library. Southern Flight Band combines the best of Rock-n- Roll, Rock-A-Billy, Country, and Southern Rock.

Sponsored by ALLen Reads, this program is free.

Covering a wide variety of music from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, Southern Flight has performed at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas and outdoor festivals for the Cities of Rowlett and Duncanville. Original music includes “Lights Go Down in Heaven,” “Light Years from Home,” “My Sweet Choir,” and their ballad “Right Next to Me.”

Formed in Garland in 1999, the original band was comprised of Don and Marcus Shell, brothers who sang and played guitars. Current members of the band are Don and Marcus on lead guitars and vocals, Julio Ramirez on keyboards and vocals, Chuck Peterson on bass and vocals, and Danny Hansard on drums.

A family-oriented program, parents are encouraged to bring children to enjoy a high energy musical experience from Southern Flight. Band leader Don Shell states, “The whole family can enjoy a night with us to dance and sing. We are looking forward to performing at the Allen Public Library on March 18th. We promise that this will be a free concert for your whole family that you truly do not want to miss!”

The Library is located at 300 N. Allen Dr. Call 214.509.4911 for more information.