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Live Music September 2019

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Bobby Bryson

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

Singer/ songwriter Bobby Bryson will play on the patio, weather permitting.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

R.T. Johnson

6 to 9 p.m.

Wilson County Library Lawn

249 Nash St.

The 1st Fridays on the Lawn concert series features R.T. Johnson’s country music band from Askewville. The concert is free; rain location is the Boykin Center.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Rod Alford

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

The acoustic perform will play the patio, weather permitting.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

DaniLeigh in Concert

7:30 p.m.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center

Nash Street

In collaboration with Barton College, The Arts Council of Wilson brings the up-and-coming hip hop artist, rapper and dancer to the stage at the Boykin Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with concessions available for purchase. This one-night-only concert performance will be general admission, and seating is limited. Tickets are $45 for adults and $40 for non-Barton students (Barton has made special arrangements for its students). Tickets are available by calling the Arts Council at 252-291-4329, by visiting the Boykin Center box office during normal hours of operation (10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), or by going to www.wilsonarts.com to purchase tickets through a secure eTix link.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Wood and Steel Band

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

Enjoy music by the Wood and Steel Band.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Balter Brothers

7 - 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 S. South St.

The high-energy jam band will be playing; food truck is Cousins Maine Lobster.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Crazy Random Happenstance Band

7 to 10 p.m.

Brew Masters

Forest Hills Road

Crazy Random Happenstance Band, featuring Sarah Bradley, Jeff Brown, John Buck and Joey Stultz performs.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Street Revival

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 S. South St.

Listen to music by Street Revival and enjoy food by Gigi’s Snack Shack.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Mark Bunn

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

Enjoy music by Mark Bunn live on the patio weather permitting.

Saturday, SEPT. 14

Downtown Beats and Eats

4 to 8 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Dowtown Wilson

The first concert of the season includes Street Revival, pictured, and Four Founders. A movie follows the concert. The annual events will feature craft beer, wine and food trucks as well as music. The series continues Sept. 28 with TripleWide and Signal Fire; Oct. 12 with The Oatmeal Conspiracy and Fireside Collective; and Oct. 26 with Balter Brothers and Boom Unit Brass Band.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Downtown Beats and Eats

4 to 8 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

Enjoy music by Street Revival and Four Founders; food trucks on site.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Christina Marks

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

Enjoy music by Christina Marks live on the patio weather permitting.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

St. John AME Zion Church 151st Anniversary Celebration

4 p.m.

LN Forbes Tabernacle

1800 Lane St.

Grammy Award winning Rev. Luther Barnes will perform in concert along with the Restoration Worship Center Choir. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Wards Steak and Cheese, 6228 Ward Blvd. from noon to 8 p.m. No tickets sold at the door. For more information, call 252-991-7343.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Will Robl

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

Listen to live music by Will Robl on the patio weather permitting.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Rob Alford

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 S. South St.

Rob Alford, acoustic musician, will perform.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Josh Ford

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

Josh Ford performs on the deck, weather permitting.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Crazy Random Happenstance

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 S. South St.

Crazy Random Happenstance performs; food is by xQuisto International Foods and Catering.

saturday, sept. 21

Wilson Idol Winners Concert

5 p.m.

Wilson Chapel Family Center

503 Barnes St. E.

The concert is presented in lieu of the annual competition and will feature winners of the “Wilson Idol Talent Show” from 2013 through 2018. The guest “Wilson Idol” headliner will be Alayla Jenkins, 2017 winner. The annual competition will resume 2020 with a brand new list of competitors

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

Gospel Music Event

2 to 5 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

The free gospel concert features Wendy Peterson and Unity as they perform a mixture of contemporary and traditional quartet gospel music. Also on the agenda are Generation III and Gaster, White, Penny and Smith. Food trucks will be on site.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

Steven Stewart

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

The acoustic musician on the deck, weather permitting.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

Let’s Hang On!

7:30 p.m.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center

Nash Street

The tribute band plays Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons music. Tickets are $34 for adults and $29 for seniors and students. Tickets are on sale by calling the Arts Council at 252-291-4329, visiting the box office at the Boykin Center (Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), or visiting the Arts Council of Wilson website at www.wilsonarts.com where you can purchase tickets online through eTix.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

Christina Marks

8 to 11 p.m.

Pup’s Steakhouse

2801-3D Ward Blvd.

Christina Marks plays on the patio, weather permitting.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

Downtown Beats and Eats

4 to 8 p.m.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

Goldsboro Street

TripleWide and Signal Fire perform; food trucks will be on site.

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