Special to Iredell Free News

Modern Rock, Classic Rock, 80’s, Blues, Funk, Pop, Soul, Metal, R&B band SOULWATT will kick off the 2022 Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series on Friday, May 6.

SOULWATT is a cover band based in Hickory. Since 2005, the band has performed over 120 shows per year in cities across the Southeast. SOULWATT performs a variety of styles and artists like Maroon 5, Audioslave, Sam Smith, Price, Tool and Michael Jackson. When SOULWATT takes the stage, they always bring a performance to remember. 

The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series offers free entertainment to Statesville residents, neighbors and visitors in Downtown Statesville from May through September and features music of all styles.

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, spirits, soft drinks, and food will be available for purchase beginning at 5 p.m. Bring your chairs and enjoy a great night of music, but remember no pets, outside beverages, or coolers are allowed.

Start you evening with by visiting the welcome tent sponsored by Randy Marion at the entrance to purchase your tokens before heading over to the beverage tent.

Head over to the beverage tent sponsored by Connect Iredell for a selection of wine and beer. New this year will be a signature ‘Southern Sour’ cocktail featuring spirits from our sponsor Southern Distilling Co. Red Buffalo Brewing will be on hand pouring their well-loved ‘Clocktower’ IPA and Blue’sberry Ale. 

Andrea’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop along with Wilson’s Weenie Wagon and Waffle Chick Food Truck will be on hand serving food, sweets, water & soda.

Concert Schedule

Mark your calendars and make sure you don’t miss any of these upcoming dates:

♦ May 6 – SOULWATT (70s, 80s & 90s)
♦ June 3 – The Catalina’s (Beach)
♦ July 1 – Trial by Fire (Journey Tribute Band)
♦ August 5 – Phatt City (Beach, R&B and Dance)
♦ September 2 – Red Dirt Revival (Country)

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, Randy Marion Ford Lincoln, Southern Distilling Co., Connect Iredell, Denso, Lake Norman Pool and Spa, Allen Tate Realtors, AP Vintage Motors, Carolina Specialty Care, Carolina BalloonFest, Centralina Realty, Hilton Garden Inn, Home Paramount Pest Control, ISCEC, Maymead, Mitchell Community College, Banner Drug, All American Stage and Sound, City of Statesville, Homerun Markets, WAME Radio 92.9.


Parking is available throughout Downtown in our 9 public parking lots. Our partners at Mitchell Community College invite guests to park in their various lots surrounding the event. For public lot details, visit https://www.downtownstatesville.com/directions-parking


For more information about the 2022 concert series, contact Downtown Statesville, visit https://www.svlfridayafterfive.com/

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