American Idol finalist Sundance Head will return for a command performance at Kings Harbor on Thurs., Aug. 5 from 6-9 p.m. as part of the Keller Williams Realty Northeast and Kings Harbor free Summer Nights at the Harbor concert series.
A blues artist, Sundance released his first CD self titled “Sundance Head” in February and has performed locally at the House of Blues. A versatile musician, he plays a variety of instruments including the guitar, drums and harmonica. Sundance will be joined by Keith Rowe on vocals and guitar.
In May, single family home sales in northeast Houston rose for the third straight month in response to record-low mortgage rates and the lingering effects of the federal home buyers’ tax credit, according to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR).
The HAR monthly report for May showed a 22 percent gain versus last year in home sales in both HAR Area #1 (Atascocita/Humble) and Area #32 (Kingwood). HAR Area #40 (Montgomery County Southwest) was up 14 percent, slightly behind the Houston market overall which sold 19 percent more single family homes sold than last year.
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This summer Keller Williams Realty Northeast and Kings Harbor Waterfront Village will extend their successful concert series by adding four additional Thursday night events to the schedule. The Summer Nights at the Harbor will be held June 10, July 1, Aug. 5 and Sept. 2 from 6-9 p.m.
Designed to provide entertainment the whole family can enjoy, the free Summer Nights concerts will include music, the plaza fountain and a clown providing balloon animals and face painting.
“The community has been so supportive of the Friday night concerts that we have been putting on since October 2008,” says Lisa Dempsey, Keller Williams Northeast senior team leader. “We’ve decided to expand on the fun this summer with an event geared toward families with younger children. We hope this will get more people out to the Harbor to enjoy the restaurants and the beautiful waterside location.”
While the temperature neared 90 degrees at the start of the Keller Williams concert last Friday night, the heat didn’t deter an estimated 1,000 people who visited Kings Harbor to hear former “American Idol” finalist Sundance Head. A strong breeze off of Lake Houston provided welcome relief for the audience, but the wind played havoc with Sundance’s acoustic guitar. It broke just before the concert and he had to run home for a back up.
A true professional, Sundance didn’t miss a beat and started the concert right on time. He was joined on the Harbor Plaza by Keith Rowe on guitar and vocals.
The free Keller Williams Concert Series at Kings Harbor will welcome a local favorite in May. Sundance Head, a 2007 “American Idol” finalist who hails from Porter, TX, will perform on Friday, May 21 from 7-10 p.m at the waterfront venue on Lake Houston.
A blues artist, Sundance released his first CD self titled “Sundance Head” in February and has performed at the House of Blues in Houston. A versatile musician, he plays a variety of instruments including the guitar, drums and harmonica. Sundance will be accompanied at the concert by Keith Rowe on vocals and guitar.
More than 600 people turned out to watch the Lake Houston Family YMCA’s version of Dancing with the Stars last week. The YMCA Dancing for Partners fund raiser was a friendly dance competition pairing local community leaders and professional dance instructors on April 22 at the Humble Civic Center.
Just when they thought it was safe to go back to their real estate jobs, the KW Thriller Dancers are now on YouTube. Someone secretly recorded the daylight performance of the KW Thriller Dancers at the Keller Williams Concert at Kings Harbor on April 16.
A group of nine Keller Williams Realty Northeast associates under the direction of Fred Astaire Dance Studio transformed into zombies to dance a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. They performed twice, once before the sun went down, and a second time under the light of the moon which really brought the zombies to life. The performers were: Michael Clapp, Bob and Terri Blewett, Sandy Beatte, Sandy Swensen, Denise Hernandez; Carol Alford, Suzanna Cheek, and Tina Leigh.
As predicted by a surge of mortgage applications nationwide last month, closed sales of single family homes in the Houston market climbed 11 percent in March versus a year ago.
The three HAR areas served by Keller Williams Realty Northeast saw sales gains as well. Nine percent more homes were sold in both Area 1 (Atascocita/Humble) and Area 32 (Kingwood) compared to last year. Area 40 (southeast Montgomery County) exceeded the market’s results with a hefty gain of 17.4 percent more homes sold this March.
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