But something has been missing.
"For eight years, we played every Saturday night," said owner
This weekend, the store will resurrect the popular concert series. Peterson and his family members will put on concerts today and Saturday, and will resume playing weekly Friday concerts.
The tornado destroyed the music store's former location in the 2100 block of
Peterson said that band (and family) members, including guitarist and keyboardist
"We have a pretty solid repertoire of classic rock right now," Peterson said. "It's all brand new material that we've been rehearsing for a year. No one has heard us play any of this before."
After struggling with litigation and a difficult search for a new location, the store reopened last October in the
But the concerts were also a part of their business plan.
"We want people to know that we can play what we sell," Peterson said. "We play the very brands. We answer questions, work on guitars, demonstrate for people."
It's not all about selling instruments, however. Peterson said that a large part of concert attendees aren't musicians in the market for new instruments but are simply music fans.
And the Petersons love to play. Being able to resume regular concerts at the store means a lot to the family, he said.
"This is what we do," Peterson said. "This is our golf. It's what we love to do."
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Glory Days Music will kick off weekly concerts with two shows from
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