Friday Night Live is coming to downtown Greensboro in August.
Every Friday night in August there will be a live concert from 5 to 9 p.m. on Lewis Street in the city center’s south end, sponsored by Kontoor Brands in partnership with Downtown Greensboro Inc. (DGI), Rock 92 and 107.5 KZL.
Friday Night Live will kick off on Friday, Aug. 6 with Winston-Salem based, Jukebox Rehab, which will also be a celebration of the grand opening of the new location of the Lee + Wrangler Hometown Studio at 630 S. Elm St. The opening act will be J Timber.
DGI President Zack Matheny said, “A concert series is the perfect way to celebrate on of our city’s greatest partners, Kontoor Brands, and their continued support of their hometown. The awesome new Lee + Wrangler Hometown Studio location is in the heart of the action in downtown Greensboro, and these weekly concerts will support not just their retail store, but all of the local businesses who have revitalized this area of our city.”
Chris Waldeck, executive vice president Kontoor Brands and Global Brand President – Lee, said, “We’re excited about the new location of the Lee + Wrangler Hometown Studio and look forward to welcoming the community to this growing and vibrant section of downtown Greensboro. The Friday Night Live concert series is the perfect reason to head downtown and explore the great city Kontoor Brands is proud to call home.”
On Friday, August 13, Friday Night Live will feature Sonny Miles, Big Jim Kohler and Marvelous Funkshun. On Friday, Aug. 21, concertgoers can have the ultimate ’80s experience with Cassette Rewind. And the grand finale on Friday, Aug. 27 will feature beach music at its finest with The Tams.
Matheny said, “These four weeks of concerts is exactly what our community needs following this past year. Let’s get outside, celebrate our reopening, and enjoy all that the downtown community has to offer.
For more information about the Friday Night Live concert series you may visit: https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/events/friday-night-live/