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Motown on Main coming to downtown Salisbury Friday

Main Street in downtown Salisbury will be grooving to Motown favorites Friday night. Downtown Salisbury’s Summer Sip will be complimented by “Motown on Main,” which will showcase local African American musicians.

The musicians will play the public art pianos located throughout downtown Salisbury decorated by local high school students through Come Tickle Our Ivories.

  • Adante Holmes will perform from 6-7 p.m. at the Meroney Theater, 123 S. Main St. The piano was decorated by students at Holmes’ alma mater, North Rowan High School. Holmes is a student at Winston-Salem State University and has been accepted to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, beginning in January 2016.
  • Adrian Smith, music director for Cornerstone Church, will perform from 7-8 p.m. at the Merony Theater, 123 S. Main St. Smith was the music director and pianist for Piedmont Players’ recent production of “Ain’t Misbehavin’.”
  • Tyquan Alston, a senior at Livingstone College, will perform from 5-6 p.m. outside Maia’s Fasions, 103 S. Main St.
  • Tarik Woods will perform from 6-8 p.m. outside Maia’s Fashions, 103 S. Main St. Woods is a senior at Salisbury High School.
  • Cedric Waller will perform from 6-7 p.m. outside the Salisbury Wine Shop, 111 S. Main Street. The Memphis, Tennessee native now resides in Kannapolis.
  • Devlin Mills, a Johnson C. Smith University student, will perform from 7-8 p.m. outside the Salisbury Wine Shop, 111 S. Main St.
  • Joe Ponds and Rebecca Stinson will be performing outside the Meroney Theater from 8-9 p.m. Ponds will play the piano and Stinson will sing.

Motown on Main will be Friday from 6-9 p.m. in conjunction with Downtown Salisbury, Inc.’s Summer Sip event.

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