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The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After Five summer concert series will feature nine concerts this year!  It has become one of Statesville’s most anticipated events. Residents and visitors alike will be tapping their toes and dancing in the street to a variety of bands and music genres this year. We are excited to welcome back a few crowd favorites, such as The Catalinas and Darrell Harwood, while still offering some new sounds as well.

This concert series offers FREE entertainment to Statesville's residents, neighbors and visitors in Downtown Statesville May through September and features music of all styles. Whether you like Beach Music and Country, or Blues and Rock and Roll, you will hear something you like during the Friday After Five Summer Concert Series.

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 and food will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs and enjoy a night of music. No pets, personal coolers, or outside beverages allowed.

The Piedmont Healthcare Friday After Five Concert Series is produced by Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) and the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored Piedmont HealthCare, City of Statesville, Griffin Insurance Agency/Nationwide, Comfort Inn and Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, AlarmSouth/Security Central, Carolina Crossroads Dental, Yadtel Telecom, Iredell-Statesville Community Enrichment Corporation, Mitchell Community College, Randy Marion Automotive, Carolina BalloonFest, R.H. Barringer Distributing, Iredell Living Magazine, Real Country WAME 92.9 and 550, and SVL Free News.

For more information about the 2017 concert series, contact Downtown Statesville at 704-878-3436 or the Chamber of Commerce at 704-873-2892. Learn more by visiting and following Downtown Statesville on Facebook!

The concert dates and bands are as follows:
May 12 - RadioJacks (Pop, Variety)
May 26 - Divided by Four Band (Motown, Soul, Funk)
June 9 - The Catalinas (Beach)
June 23 - Darrell Harwood (Country)
July 14 - The Kevin Jones Experience (Jazz, Pop, R&B)
July 28 - onceblind (Rock, Variety)
Aug 11 - Mediocre Bad Guys (Rock, Americana)
Aug 25 - Phatt City (Beach, R&B, Dance)
Sept 8 - Tonya Wood Music Co. (Rock, Soul, Blues)

Nancy Davis
Public Affairs Director
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