Rocky Mount “Downtown Live!” Series Returns with Fan Favorites and Familiar Faces

A Downtown Live! summer concert. Source: City of Rocky Mount NC
A Downtown Live! summer concert. Source: City of Rocky Mount NC

Downtown Live!, the summer concert series presented by PNC and hosted by the city of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, will be held on the Imperial Centre lawn beginning Thursday, May 24, 2018 with subsequent events every-other Thursday through September 13, 2018.

The season begins with the Legacy Motown Revue performing on Thursday, May 24, followed by The Fantastic Shakers on June 7, 2018. Other bands to be showcased during the 2018 concert series include:

  • The Holiday Band (June 21)
  • The Tams (July 5)
  • Jim Quick & Coastline (July 19)
  • The Main Event Band (August 2)
  • The Entertainers (August 16)
  • The Band of Oz (August 30)
  • The Embers featuring Craig Woolard (September 13)

Said Sheila Long, recreation services supervisor for the city of Rocky Mount:

“We have nine dates this summer and are excited with the lineup again this year. We definitely have some fan
favorites returning this year and can’t wait for the season to begin.”

Sponsored by Chick-Fil-A, admission to the family-friendly music series is free and open to the public. For each Downtown Live! performance, doors open at 5pm, and music starts at 6pm.

Visit the events page at, the Downtown Rocky Mount website, or call 252.972.1266 with questions.


Source: Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC

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