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June 26, 2024

Downtown Live! Concert Series Brings Free Music and Entertainment to Rocky Mount and Tarboro


This summer, music lovers in Tarboro and Rocky Mount have an exciting reason to mark their calendars. The Downtown Live! concert series is set to bring a vibrant array of live music, delicious food, and refreshing beverages to these communities. The series takes place every third Thursday from June to September in Tarboro, and every other Thursday in Rocky Mount through August 22 (excluding July 4).

Rocky Mount's Imperial Centre Lawn Hosts Music Extravaganza

Just a short drive away, Rocky Mount will host its segment of the Downtown Live! concert series at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences (270 Gay St.). The beautiful Imperial Centre Lawn will provide a picturesque setting for these summer concerts. Here's the lineup for Rocky Mount:

- July 11: The Legacy Motown Revue

-July 25: Chairmen of the Board

-August 8: Love Tribe

-August 22: The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

The Rocky Mount events begin with “doors opening” at 5 p.m. and music starting at 6 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be on-site, ensuring attendees have everything they need for an enjoyable evening. Lawn chairs are recommended.

Tarboro's Courthouse Square Rocks with Free Concerts

Tarboro’s Courthouse Square (311 N. Main St.) will transform into a lively music hub, offering free concerts that promise to entertain residents and visitors alike. Each event features performances from notable bands from 6 to 9 p.m. Here's the lineup through September:

- July 18: The Feature Attraction Band

-August 15: The North Tower Band

-September 19: The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

Impultz Entertainment will be present at each event, adding an extra layer of excitement with their music production.

In addition to the live music, each event will feature food trucks and beer vendors, making it a perfect evening out. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the music comfortably.

Community Engagement and Enjoyment

The Downtown Live! concert series is not just about music; it’s about community. These free events provide a fantastic opportunity for families, friends, and neighbors to come together and enjoy a shared experience. With a mix of musical genres and bands, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

So, gather your lawn chairs, prepare for an evening of fun, and head to Downtown Live! this summer in Tarboro and Rocky Mount. Whether you’re a fan of Motown, beach music, or contemporary hits, these concerts promise to deliver unforgettable summer nights.

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