Thursdays Around 5 - free!

Thursdays Around 5 - free!
Thursday, September 23, 2021


Enjoy FREE live performances that showcase area musicians! Weather permitting, these events are held outdoors, so bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of inclement weather, the music moves to auditorium. Advance registration is requested via the button below.

Michael Clem
Thursday, October 28, 5:02–7:00 pm
For nearly 30 years, Michael Clem has been playing bass, singing, and writing songs for the national touring act he co-founded, Eddie from Ohio. Since relocating from Northern Virginia to Charlottesville when the band began to slow down, he’s established quite a foothold in its musical scene, from session work to bluegrass gigs to forming his own acoustic trio. Black Jacks Mobile Soul Food Kitchen will be on-site. 
Mark Patterson and the Midnight Special
Thursday, November 11, 5:01-7:00 pm
Mark Patterson and the Midnight Special Band have been playing extensively throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and,Florida for over 40 years.
Specializing in classic country, oldies rock ‘n roll, and a touch of bluegrass music, they have performed with Conway Twitty, Johnny Paycheck, Keith Whitley and Lee Roy Parnell.
Band Members – Mark Patters, Renee Shifflett, Frank Dunlap, Joe Dunlap and David Watson. 106 Street Eats Food Truck will be on-site. 
Open to all.

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Thursdays Around 5 - free!

RSVP (October 28) Michael Clem
RSVP (November 11) Midnight Special