Ken Rhyne Band, Sponsored by Urban Design Group, Playing Free Concert at 2011 Suwanee Day Festival and Opening for The Lovin’ Spoonful Band

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Ken Rhyne, Principal with Urban Design Group, is a noted Native American designer and a talented chart-climbing blues musician. His band is playing a free concert on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at this year’s annual Suwanee Day celebration. The Ken Rhyne Band takes the stage at 7 pm and is followed by The Lovin’ Spoonful at 8:15 pm.

The Ken Rhyne Band is playing a free concert on Saturday, September 17 at the 2011 Suwanee Day festival. Renowned for their unique style of blistering blues rock, the Ken Rhyne Band plays at 7 pm and is opening for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, The Lovin’ Spoonful. Urban Design Group, where Rhyne is a Principal, is proud to serve as a sponsor for this performance. The concert is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Alcohol is not permitted.

Suwanee Day is a family-friendly celebration being held from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday, September 17 at Town Center Park in Suwanee, GA. The event will feature a kick-off parade, more than 100 arts and crafts exhibitors, concession stands, rides for children and teens, on-stage entertainment throughout the day and a fireworks show to cap off the evening. For more details, please visit

About the Ken Rhyne Band:

Rhyne is a talented blues singer and harmonica player and is regarded by many as one of the most accomplished blues rock/southern rock artists of our time. His album “Caught You White Handed” went to #1 across the Canadian charts upon release in 2008, followed by an "Album of the Year" nomination at the Native American Music Awards. Songs from the album were re-released in January 2011, and Rhyne’s music is once again rapidly climbing the charts.

Rhyne’s music may be heard on AirPlayDirect at (Radio stations with an account can download the songs for airplay.) For additional information about the Ken Rhyne Band, please contact Myra Chapman, Publicist, Promoter, Media Relations at 864-8980-0376 (office) 864-404-0338 (cell) or visit or

More About Rhyne:

Rhyne, a Principal with Urban Design Group, is a noted interior designer and pivotal part of the firm’s leadership team. Rhyne, Allied AIA, is a member of the American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE). He has over 35 years of experience in conceptual architectural and interior design projects, including sustainable design, green architecture and the respectful infusion of Native American culture into his work.

His national portfolio includes the Museum of the Seven Feathers in South Carolina, Weedon Island Preserve Educational Center in Florida, Red Hawk Casino in California and the award-winning Cultural Resources Center for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Kampen Eagle Wing Center in Indiana.

Through his design, music and civic involvement, Rhyne has served as an advocate for Native American issues throughout his life. He is a Tuscarora Indian and a nationally-recognized designer with a talent for respectfully incorporating tribal culture into museums, cultural centers and other types of facilities. Rhyne is also a member of the Pfeiffer University Baseball Hall of Fame and was a minor league player for the Washington Senators and Texas Rangers.

About UDG:

Urban Design Group offers architectural, interior design, planning and urban design services to its worldwide clientele from studios in Atlanta, Georgia, and Dallas, Texas. A market leader in the application and advancement of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, UDG's personnel work on a wide range of projects from hospitality and gaming to corporate and mixed-use.

In the firm's 36-year history, Urban Design Group has completed more than $6 Billion dollars in projects worldwide. The firm has received more than 80 design excellence awards and honors, 15 design competition awards and has been featured in hundreds of magazine articles, newspaper pieces and design resource books. For more information, please visit


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