DPAO announces opening act for ZZ Top concert this Saturday

News release

WATERTOWN, NY — The Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) Foundation announces that Waydown Wailers will be the opening act for this
Saturday’s ZZ Top Concert.

Reserved and General Admission Tickets are still available for DPAO’s ZZ Top Concert this Saturday – July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Watertown Fairgrounds Arena.

To purchase tickets visit DPAO.ORG or call DPAO at 315-782-0044. General Admission Tickets are also available at your local Kinney Drugs Store Outlets.

The Waydown Wailers come from the backroads of New York State on the Canadian Border; consist of brothers David and Christian “Moe” Parker, Mike “Scruffy” Scriminger, Joey Thomas and Connor Pelkey. Musicians from varied musical backgrounds and experiences, their acclaimed past albums have received radio airplay nationwide and internationally. Called everything from, Swamp Rock, Blues Rock to Americana, these talented musicians perform their own music with
lyrics that have something to say, creating their own genre and carving out their niche in classic American music scene.

To add to a filled headlining schedule of festivals, Fair and venues; Waydown Wailers has been the supporting act for Lady Antebellum, The Charlie Daniels Band, Devon Allman, Erica Nicole, John Anderson, The Outlaws, Professor Louie and the Crowmatix, Jerrod Niemann, Max Creek, New Raiders of the Purple Sage, Les Dudek, Young Dubliners, Spin Doctors, Brett Michaels, Blue Coupe, The Trews, Glorious Sons, Donna The Buffalo, Craig Morgan, The Mallet Brothers
with Jon Fishman, Tas Cru, Rusted Root, Up Rooted and Collective Soul, Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Franklin County Fairs, Norwood Village Green, Blues in the Bay, Strand Theater Plattsburgh NY, On Center Theater Syracuse, Westcott Theater Syracuse, Waterhole Saranac Lake NY, Chevy Music Festival New York State Fair and numerous Arts concerts and festivals.

The CAR-FRESHNER / FX CAPRARA Family of Car Dealerships 2022 Summer Concert Series presented by DPAO, Carthage Area Hospital and Watertown Savings Bank is made possible in part thanks to the generous support of our Main, Presenting, Major and Contributing Sponsors.

Main Sponsors include: Car-Freshner Corporation and FX Caprara
Family of Car Dealerships. Presenting Sponsors include: Watertown Savings Bank, Carthage Area Hospital and DPAO.

Major Sponsors include: Kinney Drug Foundation, Jreck Subs, M&T Bank, Town of Watertown, McQuade and Bannigan, Eagle Beverage Company/Labatt Blue Light, Ken Tibbles Roofing, Pala Wood Services Company, R Martins Contracting and
Lake Ontario Realty.

Contributing Sponsors include: New York Air Brake Corporation, County of Jefferson, Barrett Paving Materials, Town of LeRay, KeyBank, Northern Computers / NNY On-Line, Hilton Garden Inn, Thousand Islands Winery, The ARC Jefferson – St. Lawrence New York, Ramada, Hannaford Supermarkets, Party Rentals, Rose & Kiernan, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Price Chopper Supermarkets, The Stebbins Engineering and Manufacturing Company, Pizza Hut, Texas Roadhouse Restaurant, Westelcom, Hannaford Supermarkets, Pepsi Beverages Company and Shorty’s Diner.

A special “thank you” goes out to the local media who assists the DPAO Foundation in promoting our concerts and special events. They include: Newzjunky, Spectrum Cable, 7 News/Fox 28, ABC 50/The CW, NBC Watertown, WPBS Public Television, Stephens Media Group, Community Broadcasters, Intrepid Broadcasting, Inc. (Tunes 92.5 & 104.5 FM), Flack Broadcasting Group, Watertown Daily Times, Up North Magazine, WSNN/WPDM Radio, St. Lawrence County Newspapers, North Country This Week and Thousand Islands Sun.

Proceeds from the Car-Freshner / F.X. Caprara Family of Car Dealerships 2022 Summer Concert Series will benefit the programs and services that DPAO provides to over 600 developmentally disabled children, adults and their families in Jefferson, Lewis and surrounding communities.

For further information on the CAR-FRESHNER / F.X. CAPRARA Family of Car Dealerships 2022 Summer Concert Series presented by DPAO, Carthage Area Hospital and Watertown Savings Bank please visit our Web Site at DPAO.ORG or call DPAO at 315-782-0044 or Toll Free at 1-(800) 533-2859.