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Main Street Fridays Concludes the 2011 Upbeat Downtown Season


The 2011 Main Street Fridays series has concluded, and now we must await for the spring of 2012 to once again enjoy one of Greenville's most beloved downtown entertaiment venues. For a hint of what is to come in 2012, at this link please find the 2011 Main Street Jazz schedule that brought such satisfaction to area residents and guests.

The music series began in 1995, and has grown in size and reputation every year since then. Main Street Fridays runs from 5:30-9:30PM, and is held on Main Street, between Beattie Street and North Street (Hyatt Plaza Deck). Admission is free.

A 2011 schedule of performers is below:

    March
    18 Craig Sorrells Project Funk/Jazz Spartanburg, SC
    25 Rickey Godfrey Blues/R&B Nashville, TN

    April
    1 Little Big Band Variety Greenville, SC
    8 Sweet Mojo Rising Blues/Jazz Greenville, SC
    15 The Groovin' Company Beach/Blues Seneca, SC
    22 NuSound Neo-Soul/Jazz Greenville, SC
    29 Itchy and the Chiggers Rock Greenville, SC

    May
    6 Moxie Rock Greenville, SC
    13 True Blues Blues Greenville, SC
    20 The Flashbacks Beach/Variety Easley, SC
    27 Chocolate Thunder Soul Greenville, SC

    June
    3 The Note Ropers Country Greenville, SC
    10 The Flying Saucers Oldies/Rockabilly Greenville, SC
    17 Calvin Edwards Trio Jazz Kings Mountain, NC
    24 Matt Walsh Blues Statesville, NC

    July
    1 Wanda Johnson Soul Anderson, SC
    8 Southern Crescent Variety Greenville, SC
    15 Swingin' Richards Rock/Covers Greenville, SC
    22 5th and York Jazz/Soul Charlotte, NC
    29 Katie & The Bang Rock and Roll Greer, SC

    August
    5 Gaylyn Arnold Jazz Greenville, SC
    12 Dockside Band Southern Beach Upstate, SC
    19 Palmetto Swamp Congregation Blues/Rock Greenville, SC
    26 Steve Kane Project Rock Greenville, SC

    September
    2 The WireDogs Classic Rock Greenville, SC
    9 Encore Beach/Variety Greenville, SC
    16 Gypsy Souls Funk Spartanburg, SC
    23 Rock and Roll Reunion Beach/Classic Rock Upstate, SC
    30 Jumpstreet Variety Greenville, SC

Bring a picture ID if you intend to purchase alcohol. In order to purchase or consume alcohol within the permit area, you must be 21-years of age (or older), present a valid picture ID, and purchase a City of Greenville approved wristband for $1.00; times for sales and consumption of alcohol will be posted at the ticket purchase locations. Downtown Alive does not provide seating at the event so feel free to bring a chair, dancing shoes just in case, a smile and a song in your heart!

Please do not bring coolers, pets, bicycles, skateboard, frowns, or bad attitudes!

(Images provided by Main Street Events.)



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