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You gotta go downtown Friday night!

Special live music Friday at the pianos downtown with ‘Motown on Main!’ plus the Summer Sip plus the  Salisbury Ghost Walk


Playing live at the pianos:

Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 

• 6-7 p.m.: Adante Holmes, 2015 North Rowan High School graduate, current Winston-Salem State University student, accepted to Berklee College of Music in Boston.

• 7–8 p.m.: Adrian Smith, music director at Cornerstone Church, musical director and pianist in recent Piedmont Players production of “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” member  Interdenominational Ministries Fellowship) of Rowan County, Lee Street Theatre performer,

• 8–9 p.m.: Pianist Joe Ponds with singer Rebecca Stinson, a duo that has done gigs at the old Daily Grind coffee shop. Rebecca has sung at Pops at the Post as well as in the multi-church concerts at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.


Maia’s Fashions, 103 S. Main St.

• 5–6 p.m.: Tyquan Alston, Livingstone College senior .

• 6-7 p.m.: Tarik Woods, Salisbury High School senior.


Salisbury Wine Shop, 111 S. Main St.

• 6-7 p.m.: Cedric Waller,
Memphis native and Kannapolis resident.

• 7–8 p.m.: Devlin Mills,  Johnson C. Smith University student.


Anna Lu’s Children’s Consignment & Gifts, 103 N. Main St.

• 6–7 p.m.: Pianist Ernestine Ingram with singer Albert Stout  Jr.




Summer Sip is Downtown Salisbury’s signature 2-day craft beer event

Join the kick-off on Friday, Aug. 7 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. for the official beer tasting crawl throughout downtown. During the crawl you’ll sample craft beers from all over North Carolina while touring the many wonderful downtown businesses.

Then on Saturday, enjoy the inaugural craft beer festival from 3 until 7 p.m. while sampling various brands from 25 different craft breweries. Listen to the sounds of musical guests Wayward Reason.

Find information about venues and tickets at www.DowntownSalisburyNC.com


The popular Salisbury Ghost Walk 

Take to the streets Friday and Saturday night at  8 p.m. with the Salisbury Ghost Walk, which covers a six block area downtown, and hear tales of shadow ghosts, apparitions and orbs. Historical facts tell how in the 1800s Salisbury earned the reputation as the “wettest and wickedest” town in the state. Be sure to bring your camera, smart phone and a flashlight because some of the tales will come to life via present day haunts.  $5 for students and $10 for adults. Children age 5 and under are free. Visit www.salisburyghostwalk.com to make reservations or call 704-798-3102.

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