On Sunday, May 5, Summit Coffee and the Birdsnest in downtown Davidson will team up for a day of music in the 2nd annual Robert Whitton Memorial Benefit Concert. Whitton, a popular math professor at Davidson College and a lover of local music, died in November 2011 after being struck by a car on Concord Road.
Live music will be flowing at Summit from noon to 8 PM, kicked off with the Brian Burton Jazz Trio from 12 – 3. The Birdsnest will also host music from 2:30 – 6:00. The celebration will culminate with a New Orleans style march from Summit at 7 PM, followed by a closing set from Davidson College’s acapella group: The Delilahs. Read the full story