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Live Music May 2018

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wednesday, may 2

Gig in the Park

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Hear the Band of Oz at the free concert series. The family-friendly event includes music, food, kids’ activities, dancing and cold beverages for purchase. Any date changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the Historic Downtown Wilson Facebook page by noon on concert day.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

All My Rowdy Friends

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou 

124 Barnes St.

Listen to music by All My Rowdy Friends unplugged.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express

7:30 p.m.

Fountain General Store

Intersection of U.S. 258 and N.C. 222, Fountain

Enjoy a night of bluegrass. General admission $8.50; reserved seats $11. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 252-749-3228 or visit www.rafountain.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

Three Man Band

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy live music by the 3MB and Tucci’s Italian Grill food truck. The food truck will arrive at 6 p.m. 

Friday, May 4

Movies in the Park

After dusk, around 8 p.m.

Whirligig Park

See “CoCo” with the family. Take chairs or blankets. Popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

Tyler Davis

1 to 4 p.m

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Enjoy music by Tyler Davis on the outside patio.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

Jamie Pridgen

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Enjoy late night music by Jamie Pridgen.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

Antonieo Lefavi

1 to 4 p.m.

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Spend an afternoon listening to music by Antonieo Lafavi.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

Sunday at the Roundhouse

6:30 p.m.

O.N. Freeman Round House

1202 Nash St. E.

Enjoy an early evening free concert on the lawn of the Freeman Round House with music by Dick Knight and Bill Myers.

FRIDAY, MAY 11

The B-sides

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Listen to music until midnight by the B-sides.

FRIDAY, MAY 11

Russ Varnell 

7:30 p.m.

Fountain General Store

Intersection of U.S. 258 and N.C. 222, Fountain

Classic country, honky tonk music by Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band with special guest Shannon Baker. General admission $8.50; reserved seats $11.Call 252-749-3228 or visit www.rafountain.com.

Friday, May 11

Movies at the Park

After dusk, around 8 p.m.

Whirligig Park

See “Leap!” with the family. Take chairs or blankets. Popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

Scott Edmondson

1 to 4 p.m

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Spend the afternoon listening to music by Scott Edmondson on the patio.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

Intrastate 44

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Listen to Intrastate 44 at Da Bayou til midnight.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

J.B. Boxter

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Listen to music by J.B. Boxter and have food by The Cow and The Oak food truck serving from 6 to 9 p.m.

saturday, may 12

Psylo Joe

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Psylo Joe is an improvisational band that explores divergent areas of music such as funk, psychedelic rock, acid jazz, Carolina blues and traditional. 

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Steven Stewart

1 to 4 p.m.

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Enjoy an afternoon listening to music by Steven Stewart.

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Sunday at the Roundhouse

6:30 p.m.

O.N. Freeman Roundhouse

1202 Nash St. E.

Enjoy an early evening free outdoor concert by the Praise Gospel Singers.

wednesday, may 16

Gig in the Park

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

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Enjoy music by the Southern rock band Nantucket in this free concert series. 

friday, may 18

Chatham Rabbits

7:30 p.m.

Fountain General Store

Intersection of NC 222 and US 258, Fountain

Enjoy music by Chatham Rabbits. General admission $8.50; reserved seats $11. Call 252-749-3228 or visit www.rafountain.com.

Friday, May 18

Movies at the Park

After dusk, around 8 p.m.

Whirligig Park

See “Despicable Me” with the family. Take chairs or blankets. Popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

Caliber .45

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Spend a Friday night enjoying music by Caliber .45.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

Smashed Cardinals

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Spend an evening listening to music by the Smashed Cardinals and food truck by Mama Voulas (Greek) serving from 6 to 9 p.m.

friday, may 18

Matty Begs

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

The live music and album release party for Matty Begs is at Brewmasters in Wilson on Friday and Brewmasters in Goldsboro on Saturday. No cover and free CDs to all who come.

saturday, may 19

Jones and Smith

1 to 4 p.m.

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Spend an afternoon listening to music by Jones and Smith on the patio.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Chris Nash

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Sit back and relax listening to music by Chris Nash.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Bluegrass Festival

Reservoir Country Store

5696 Bend of the River Road, Rocky Mount

This bluegrass festival will feature Highway 56, Rollin’ Coal, Black River Express, Grass Street, Cuttin’ Grass and Flatbed. Tickets are available at www.tarriverbluegrass.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Tyler Davis

1 to 4 p.m.

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Spend an afternoon listening to Tyler Davis.

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Sunday at the Roundhouse

6:30 p.m.

O.N. Freeman Round House

1202 Nash St. E.

Take a chair or blanket to enjoy the Moonlight Swing Band on the lawn of the Freeman Round House.

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Cool Jazz Sunday

5 to 7:30 p.m.

217 BrewWorks

217 South St.

Hear cool jazz stylings of the Bill Myers Trio and enjoy food by SaYum Jamaican Food and Ice Cream.

MONDAY, MAY 21

Steven Stewart

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou 

124 Barnes St.

Acoustic musician Steven Stewart performs.

TUESDAY, MAY 22

Monte Tripiette

1 to 4 p.m.

Da Bayou

124 Barnes St.

Hear music by Monte Tripiette on the patio.

TUESDAY, MAY 22

Mark and John Bunn

9 p.m. to midnight

Da Bayou 

124 Barnes St.

Enjoy music by Mark and John Bunn until midnight.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

Bud Moffett and Friends

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Listen to music by Bud Moffett and Friends and enjoy food by Wingski Food Truck on site from 6 to 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, MAY 27

Hymns and Hops

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy a pot luck dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by hymns and hops.

SUNDAY, MAY 27

Sunday at the Roundhouse

6:30 p.m.

O.N. Freeman Round House

1202 Nash St. E.

Listen to music by The Breeze Band on the lawn of the Freeman Round House.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30

Gig in the Park

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

Listen to music by Mystic Vibrations during the free concert series.

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