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Live Music September 2018

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

First Friday on the Lawn

6 to 9 p.m.

Wilson County Public Library lawn

249 Nash St.

The Conspiracy will be performing classic rock music. This is a family-friendly event with food vendors and activities for the kids. Rain location is the Boykin Center.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

John Riddle & Carolina Express

7 p.m.

R.A. Fountain General Store

6754 E. Wilson St., Fountain.

From the hills of western North Carolina, two brothers set out to show the world their brand of bluegrass music, as so many brother duets have done before them. From the very beginning the brothers clung to the roots of the music, something that many young pickers tend to overlook. The love for the music pushed Jonah to start his own band, Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express. Purchase tickets at WAWtix.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Downtown Eats and Beats

2 to 6 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

Enjoy music by Matty Begs and Travers Brothership and food trucks Chirba Chirba, Get A Piz-za This and Ya’ll Eat Yet? Wrist bands needed only with beer/wine purchase; $1 wristband. Take a chair and/or blanket. No coolers please.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Will McBride Band

7 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy music by the Will McBride band and food provided by Ya’ll Eat Yet? beginning at 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Russ Varnell

7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Plank Road Steakhouse

3689 E. Wilson St., Farmville

Enjoy Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band play cool country classics and hardcore honky tonk originals.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14

Tony Lefavi

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Tony Lefavi will performing. Food will be provided by What the Dilla beginning at 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

Meredith Davis

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Meredith Davis returns to Brewmasters with her guitar.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

Bud Moffit and Friends

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Listen to music by the Bud Moffit and Friends Band and food by Tuccis Italian Grill with service beginning at 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16

Terry Bonner and the Smooth Vibes

5 to 7:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy music by Terry Bonner and the Smooth Vibes Band and food provided by Sayum food truck.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20

Brad Hudson Band

7 p.m.

R.A. Fountain General Store

6754 E. Wilson St., Fountain

Originally from Raleigh, Brad Hudson began singing and playing music at the age of 3. It was in those early years of his life that he began singing and playing in a little community church in Potters Hill. Purchase tickets at WAWtix.com.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21

Brother Lucky Band

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Enjoy music by the Brother Lucky Band and Ya’ll Eat Yet? food truck beginning service at 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

Downtown Eat and Beats

2 to 6 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

Empire Strikes Brass, pictured, and TripleWide will perform; food trucks are Adobe Joe, Burger 21 and Spanglish. Wristbands needed only with beer/wine purchase: $1 wristband. Take a chair and/or blanket. No coolers please.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

Russ Varnell

7 p.m.

Downtown Public House Bar

113 Goldsboro St.

Enjoy cool country classics and hardcore honky tonk originals from Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

Local Honeys and Grits & Soul

7:30 p.m.

R.A. Fountain General Store

6754 E. Wilson St., Fountain

The Local Honeys include Linda Jean Stokley and Montana Hobbs. Stokley from the rolling hills of the bluegrass, and Hobbs from the foothills of the Appalachian region have developed a sweet sound of the bluegrass kissing the mountains. At the heart of Grits & Soul are Anna Kline and John Looney. Their seamless harmonies and stirring melodies will tear your heart in two. For seven years now, the duo has traveled the globe spreading the gospel of Southern sound. Their partnership converges at the crossroads of bluegrass and classic country, Southern soul and blues. Purchase tickets in advance at WAWtix.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

Edwin McCain

7:30 p.m.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center

Nash Street

Edwin McCain opens this year’s Boykin Series. Tickets are $38 for adults and $35 for seniors and students and are available on Etix through the Arts Council website at wilsonarts.com on the Boykin Series 22 page. Purchase tickets by calling the 252-291-4329 or at the box office.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 23

Summer Sounds Benefit Concert Series

8 p.m.

Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

The Speculations, a medically-associated rock band that raises money for charitable and service organizations, will perform. Tickets are $20 each and will be available at the door; they can also be purchased in advance by visiting the box office at the Boykin Center (Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), or by calling the Arts Council at 252-291-4329. All proceeds will go toward upgrading the sound system at the Boykin Center.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

Steven Stewart

8 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801 Ward Blvd. Ste. 3D

Enjoy music by Steven Stewart.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

Adopt a Classroom Celebration

6 p.m.

Brewmasters

2117 Forest Hills Road

Brewmasters is celebrating its fourth annual Adopt-A-Classroom program, honoring donors and teachers, accepting donations and celebrating with live music.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

Nite Owl

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Listen to music by Nite Owl and enjoy food provided for the first time in Wilson by T.J.’s Kitchen beginning to serve at 6:30 p.m.

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