Jul 30, 2012
7/30/2012 10:31:00 AM Blue Bag Media No comments
GREENVILLE – The first Friday of August will bring another 10 live music performances to different areas in the historic downtown district. This month includes a mini concert on the Courthouse Lawn by local classic rock band, The Dick Helman Trio along with Garcia & Scott from Nashville, TN as the main performance from 8:30-11 p.m. Rob Garrett, event organizer for this First Fridays, states Garcia and Scott as well as The Dick Helman Trio are great bands that are energetic and engaging. The whole line up for the evening is a great one!" Additional performers for the evening comprise of Frohna & Warner, Singing for Sanity, Cinder Home, Tim Weaver, Rise Above, The Midwest Revival, Joe Helfrick, and student performances at The Workshop Learning Center.
Various businesses will be hosting the artists including Montage Café, Brendas Beanery, The Coffee Pot, Readmores Hallmark, The A&B Coffee & Cake Co., Bread of Life Christian Bookstore, Sweet Annies Cabin. In addition many more businesses will be open late offering a great time in downtown to stroll around and enjoy the summer evening.
In addition to live music many businesses will be offering special First Fridays activities. Greenville Public Library will be hosting Lunch on the Lawn from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., KitchenAid Experience collaborates with the Downtown Greenville Farmers' Market to provide a cooking demonstration with market vendor Rhoadeside Noodles & More. The demonstration begins at 6:30 p.m., at KitchenAid Experience and First Congregational Christian Church hosts a free ice cream social for 'First Friday' goers on West 5th Street from 6-9 p.m.
First Fridays aims to bring people downtown during evening hours to enjoy activities, demonstrations, food and music in a beautiful historic setting.