Special to Iredell Free News

The Catalinas, a local crowd favorite, will perform at the Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series on August 26.

America’s premier Beach Music band, The Catalinas began performing in 1957. The band’s popularity is based primarily in the southeastern U.S., but their music is played on radio/internet stations all over the world.

Known for their quality, tight sound, and energy onstage, they are one of the “in demand” groups for city festivals, weddings and private parties, always playing a variety of music that suits all ages. Though known for Beach Music regionally and nationally for their hit “Summertime’s Calling Me,” they play all styles of music to a high standard. Based in Charlotte and Statesville, they had three songs on the Beach Music charts as of June 2021.

Lake Norman Pool & Spa for being the Entertainment Sponsor for this concert.

The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series offers free entertainment to Statesville’s residents, neighbors, and visitors in Downtown Statesville from May through September and features music of all styles. Whether you like Beach Music and Country or Blues and Rock and Roll, you’ll hear something you will enjoy dancing and singing along to.

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, water, and food will be available for purchase beginning at 5 p.m. Bring your chairs and enjoy a great night of music. Pets, outside beverages and coolers are not allowed.

Start your evening by visiting the Welcome Tent sponsored by Randy Marion to purchase your tokens before heading over to the beverage tent.

The beverage tent, sponsored by Connect Iredell, offers a selection of wine and beer, including a signature “Southern Sour” cocktail offered from our sponsor Southern Distilling Co.

Red Buffalo Brewing will be on hand pouring their well-loved Clocktower IPA, Center Street Ale, and Blue’sberry Ale.

Andrea’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop, Wilson’s Weenie Wagon and Village Inn food trucks will be serving food, sweets, water & soft drinks.

Upcoming Shows

August 26: The Catalinas (Beach)
September 2: Red Dirt Revival (Country)
September 23: Phatt City (Beach, R&B and Dance)

Sponsors

The Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series is produced by Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) 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., Accellacare, 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, Lowes, Maymead, Mitchell Community College, Banner Drug, All American Stage and Sound, City of Statesville, Homerun Markets, WAME Radio 92.9.

Parking

Parking is available throughout Downtown in nine public parking lots. 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.

Learn More

For more information about the 2022 concert series, contact Downtown Statesville at 704-878-3436 or the Chamber of Commerce at 704-873-2892. Learn more by visiting https://www.svlfridayafterfive.com/

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