Special to Iredell Free News

Join your friends and neighbors on Friday, June 18, as SOULWATT returns to Downtown Statesville to kick off the 13th Annual Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series.

SOULWATT is a high-energy act with a wide variety of styles and songs featuring world-class musicians, showmanship, and talent. A family friendly band, they have been performing modern rock, classic rock, Blues, R&B, pop, 80’s, and dance music in venues from Virginia to Florida for the last 16 years. 

“SOULWATT is fired up, honored, and excited to perform again for the 2021 concert series!” said band member Randy Courtney. “Don’t miss it!”

This year’s concert series offers free entertainment to Statesville’s residents, neighbors and visitors in Downtown Statesville from June through October and features music of all styles. Whether you like beach music and country or Blues and rock and roll, you’ll hear something you like during the Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series.

The concerts are held in Downtown Statesville on West Broad Street in front of Mitchell Community College from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Beer, wine, soft drinks and food will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs and enjoy a night of music, but no dogs/pets, outside beverages/containers, or coolers are allowed.

2021 Friday After 5 Schedule

Mark your calendars and make sure you do not miss any of these upcoming dates:

July 16: The Catalinas
August 20: Bantum Rooster
September 17: Darrell Harwood
October 8: Red Dirt Revival


The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series is produced by Downtown Statesville Development Corporation and the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce and is made possible by our gracious volunteers and these valued sponsors:

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.

About Downtown Statesville Development Corporation

Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization charged with administering the Main Street program for Statesville and whose mission is to champion, promote and lead Downtown Statesville as the economic, social and cultural engine in the region. This is achieved in collaboration with public-private partners working together to enhance the appearance, desirability and vitality of downtown. Visit www.downtownstatesville.com for details.

About Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce

The voice of business and professionals in our region for over 100 years, the Chamber supports policies that foster a positive business climate through job creation and economic development. The Chamber also supports innovative ideas to educate, attract, and retain a quality workforce. A not-for-profit membership organization, The Chamber provides the leadership to achieve a diverse balanced economy that enhances the quality of living and working in our region. The Chamber is a bridge that links businesses, organizations, and residents together with innovative programs that strengthen our long-term economic vitality, business success, job creation and quality of life. Visit www.statesvillechamber.org for details.