SPEND YOUR FRIDAY EVENING ON ISLAND TIME! Grab your friends, family and favorite floral shirt to jam out with Caribbean Roots at the final Piedmont Healthcare Friday After 5 Summer Concert on September 6, 2019. Wrap up this phenomenal concert season with delightful Caribbean music, delicious food and perfect drinks. It’s sure to be a great time for everyone.
Caribbean Roots was created by Johnny Vergara and present a musical concept that is infused with Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, funk and more! With each band member’s contribution, they bring a balanced, pleasant and unique sound for listeners. It’s sure to be a performance that you won’t want to miss out on! This concert is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series offers FREE entertainment to Statesville’s residents, neighbors and visitors in Downtown Statesville from May through September and features music of all styles. Whether you enjoy Beach Music and Country or Blues and Rock and Roll, you’ll hear something you will enjoy to dance and sing along to!
The concerts are held in Downtown Statesville on West Broad Street in front of Mitchell Community College from 5:30–8:30 pm. Beer, wine, soft drinks, sweets from Andrea’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop and food from Wingz on Wheelz will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs and enjoy a great night of music, but no pets, outside beverages, or coolers are allowed.
Be sure to bring cash to the welcome tent near the entrance to purchase tokens to use in the beer and wine tent. Concert goers can cool off with a selection of soda, water, wine, domestic bottled and craft beer on draft from local breweries “Fourth Creek Brewing” and “Red Buffalo Brewing.” The selection of craft beer will be:
Fourth Creek Brewing’s ‘BalloonFest Brew’ is sure to be filled with flavor and have you thinking about the upcoming festival in October.
At 5.2% ABV, Red Buffalo’s ‘Blueberry Ale’ is crisp and full of flavor. The perfect flavor to compliment a great concert!
‘Wingz on Wheelz’ will be onsite and offering a selection of Wings with a variety of flavors, Fries, Chips and other delicious food options.
Carolina BalloonFest will be holding a Balloon Glow on the Mitchell Community College Circle during the concert and Remax will be offering tethered rides on the grassy area of Broad Street United Methodist Church. Come out and get a close-up view of a Hot Air Balloon at night. Weather permitting, it will be spectacular!
The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series is produced by Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) and the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce and is made possible by our gracious volunteers and these valued sponsors:
Piedmont HealthCare, North Carolina Arts Council, City of Statesville, WAME Radio - Real Country 92.9, Iredell Living Magazine, Lake Norman Pool and Spa, Spokeology, Hilton Garden Inn Statesville, Comfort Inn & Suites Statesville, Allen Tate Realtors, Banner Drug Co., blueharbor bank, Home Paramount Pest Control, Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, P.A., Griffin Insurance/Nationwide Insurance, ISCEC, Maymead Materials Inc., Mitchell Community College, Benfield Sanitation Services, and RH Barringer Distributing.
Parking is available throughout Downtown in our 10 public parking lots. Our partners at Mitchell Community College have also once again invited guests to park in their various lots surrounding the event. For public lot details, visit https://www.downtownstatesvillenc.org/maps-directions/
For more information about the 2019 concert series, contact Downtown Statesville at 704-878-3436 or the Chamber of Commerce at 704-873-2892. Learn more by visiting www.downtownstatesville.com or by visiting www.facebook.com/SVLFridayAfter5