Free Community Concert Series Returns to Headquarters Live.
Salisbury, MD: 1st Saturday is pleased to announce its 2017 Season line-up, at a new venue and at a new time! After being plagued by bad weather cancelations last season, the free event is moving to Headquarters Live, ensuring the show will go on rain or shine! The family-friendly event will also be held earlier in the afternoon, from 1p – 4pm this year.
The season kicks off on the first Saturday in May, with the bluegrass ensemble The Fellow Travelers. The first Saturday in June coincides with the new Downtown Salisbury Festival, and Headquarters Live will host Chris & Grayson English blues on Saturday, June 3rd from 1-4pm while the festival and carnival rides are in full swing! In July, 1st Saturday hosts breakfast., Salisbury’s up and coming musical group that combines percussion with hip-hop, gospel & pop. On August 5th, 1st Saturday hosts another up and coming local talent, Meredith Rounsley & Friends, with a frontwoman singer-songwriter that is guaranteed to catch your attention. In September 2nd, Amp Studios – Academy of Musical Performance, Headquarters Live’s resident school of rock, will offer sets by its students various rock bands. On October 7th, 1st Saturday will close the season with Red Letter Day, an all-chick rock band that’s sure to wrap up the season in a big way!
“We hope the new time and location help the event escape bad weather this season”, says Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s Executive Director Jamie Heater, “and even though it is located at Headquarters Live, we want the community to know it is still a free, family friendly community event. Taking advantage of the stage and sound system at Headquarters Live will ensure our ability to produce quality events.”
In addition to live music, 1st Saturday will also offer a variety of outdoor games and activities for kids and grown-ups alike. Refreshments can be purchased from local food trucks, and Headquarters Live’s bar will be open.
1st Saturday is a project of The Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in partnership with The City of Salisbury, with promotional support provided by 47-ABC and Headquarters Live. Free parking is available every weekend downtown in the parking garage and City of Salisbury pa
rking lots 11 and 1.
For more information on event details, check out the Web site at www.1stSaturdaySBY.com