WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Live music, May 2019

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing.

Posted

Thursday, May 2

Gig in the Park

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Songs from the Road includes veteran acousic musicians who have collectively received top accolades in the bluegrass, Americana, and jazz genres. They are currently touring in support of their No. 1 Americana, bluegrass and classic country chart-topping album “Road To Nowhere.”

FRIDAY, MAY 3

Moonlight Swing Band

8 p.m.

Nash Arts Center

100 E. Washington St., Nashville

Join the Moonlight Swing Band for a glamorous, nostalgic evening of big band tunes that will have you singing and dancing in your seat. Discounted pre-show dinner at the Nashville Exchange Restaurant featuring the band’s bass quartet. For dinner reservations, call 252-459-6275. Show tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and may be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com. For more information, call 252-245-1901.

Saturday, may 4

Bud Moffett

7 to 9 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Bud Moffett calls himself a “Parrothead,” referencing Jimmy Buffett. Food truck is Sami’s Pizza.

Saturday, may 4

TripleWide and Friends

5:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Downtown Wilson

The band plays as part of Maggiepalooza, a fundraiser for The Maggie Society. Maggiepalooza starts at 4:30.

Sunday, May 5

King Tuck

6 p.m.

Freeman Roundhouse and African American Museum

1202 Nash St.

Donald Tuckson will entertain with R&B favorites on alto sax. Free.

Wednesday, May 8

Guest Bartender for Relay for Life

5 to 8 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Come out and help the Wilson Medical Center staff raise money for Relay for Life. A dollar off every pint and all cash tips will go to the American Cancer Society

Saturday, May 11

Tap Takeover

5 to 8 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Deep River Brewing Co. of Clayton will take over Brewmasters’ taps. There will be glassware giveaways as well as a raffle.

Saturday, May 11

Cuz’n Kirk

7 to 9 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South Street

Enjoy the music and food from Cousins Maine Lobster food truck.

Sunday, May 12

The Captain

7 p.m.

Freeman Roundhouse and African American Museum

1202 Nash St.

Dick Knight will sing and play for a Mother’s Day special. Free.

Thursday, May 16

Gig in the Park

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Downtown Wilson

Hear The Connells, an American band from Raleigh. They play a guitar-oriented, melodic, jangle pop style of rock music with introspective lyrics that reflect the American South.

Friday, May 17

Wood & Steel

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Wood & Steel plays a wide array of music including new and old country, classic rock and some folk. Three Air Force retirees who love to play music together make up the band: Moe Lowrey, guitar; Rick Ellis, bass; and Aaron Barrett, cajon.

Saturday, may 18

Jazz Synergy

7 to 9 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South Street.

Jazz Synergy specializes in up-tempo straight ahead jazz.

Saturday, may 25

Orquesta GarDel

2 to 4 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Downtown Wilson

The salsa and dance band performs as part of the Kaleidoscope series at the park.

Saturday, May 25

Ann Meadows

7 to 9 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South Street

Ann Meadows is an Americana singer and songwriter. Food is by Los Gringos Tacos food truck

Sunday, May 26

Hymns and Hops

5 to 7 p.m.

7 to 9 p.m.

217 Brewworks

217 South Street

Hymns and Hops continues.

Sunday, May 26

The Monitors

7 p.m.

Freeman Roundhouse and African American Museum

1202 Nash St.

The popular local band plays at this annual concert series. Free.

THURSDAY, MAY 30

Gig in the Park

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Downtown Wilson

Trial By Fire, a Tribute to Journey, takes you back to an earlier day when audiences sang along to powerful choruses of “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Wheel in the Sky” and “Faithfully.

Comments