South Florida Gets Southern

It's time to grab your "Friends in Low Places," even if they're "Much Too Young," because "If Tomorrow Never Comes," at least you won't regret seeing some of your favorite Garth Brooks songs played in tribute to the man himself. No, Brooks probably won't be attending, but that's no reason to stay at home wishing your cowboy boots weren't collecting dust. If country music flows through your veins, then this special Friday Night Live event in downtown Boca Raton isn't to be missed. Along with some of Brooks' hits, there will also be a "Best of Country" set filled with country favorites that are sure to make the crowd wish they had a tractor they could love more than a woman. There will even be line-dancing lessons before showtime, and gourmet food trucks will be ready and waiting to serve delicious meals. Free parking will be available at City Hall and the Boca Raton Historical Society, and feel free to bring some blankets and chairs to sit on, though they will be renting out chairs for $2. This Friday Night Live event will take place at Sanborn Square, 72 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m.; entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m. Call 561-367-7070, or visit
Fri., Aug. 3, 6:30 p.m., 2012
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Tana Velen