Special to Iredell Free News

Family favorite Darrell Harwwod will take the stage in Downtown Statesville on Friday for the latest installment of the Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series.

Harwood and his four-piece band, the CWB, are based in China Grove. Touring throughout the Southeast, they perform country hits from yesterday and today. Formed in 2009, the band has opened for national acts such as Sam Hunt, Jason Michael Carroll, Easton Corbin, Colt Ford, Chris Stapleton, Clint Black, Tracy Lawrence, Trent Tomlinson, Clay Walker, and Sawyer Brown.

Presented by the Downtown Statesville Development Corporation in partnership with the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce, the 2021 Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series offers free entertainment to Statesville residents, neighbors and downtown visitors from June through October.

The concerts are held in Downtown Statesville on West Broad Street in front of Mitchell Community College from 6  to 8:30 p.m. Beer, wine, soft drinks, sweets from Andrea’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop and food from Wilson’s Weenie Wagon food truck will be available for purchase beginning at 5 p.m. so come early to bring your chairs and enjoy a night of music.

Concert-goers can also enjoy featured craft beers from our local breweries, Fourth Creek Brewing Co. and Red Buffalo Brewing Co. Waffle Chick Food Truck will be on hand serving their chicken and waffles, subs, and a whole lot more.

Dogs, pets, coolers, outside beverages or containers are not allowed.

The concert series will conclude on October 8 when Red Dirt Revival performs.

COVID-19 Precautions

This outdoor event will follow all local, state, and federal restrictions in effect at the time. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available. Masks and social distancing are recommended in the concert area.


Piedmont HealthCare, City of Statesville, Connect Iredell, Lake Norman Pool and Spa, WAME 92.9 & 550 Real Country, Banner Drug, Maymead, Hilton Garden Inn, Allen Tate Realtors, Centralina Realty, AP Vintage Motors, Mitchell Community College, Randy Marion Chevrolet Ford Lincoln, Griffin Insurance/Nationwide, Home Paramount Pest Control, ISCEC – Iredell Statesville Community Enrichment Corporation, Purple Heart Homes, Iredell Free News, Carolina BalloonFest, OPUS Financial Advisors, EnergyUnited, All American Stage Sound Lights and Benfield Sanitation (BSS).

Parking is available throughout downtown in nine 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/


To learn more about the 2021 concert series, visit www.svlfridayafterfive.com. For additional information contact Downtown Statesville at 704-878-3436 or the Chamber of Commerce at 704-873-2892.

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