Media Contact: Tameka Kenan-Norman Chief Communications and Marketing Officer 252-972-1333 firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2019 Chairmen of the Board to kick off 2019 Downtown Live! series Rocky Mount, N.C. – Spend your Spring and Summer Thursday nights listening and dancing to live music in downtown Rocky Mount. The 2019 Downtown Live! series schedule is set, and the fun begins May 23 when Chairmen of the Board performs on the lawn of the Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences. Chairmen of the Board has been a crowd-pleasing soul group for more than 30 years and is best known for its 1970 hit “Give Me Just A Little More Time.” The group was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 1999. Returning to Rocky Mount this summer are crowd favorites Hip Pocket Band (June 6), Spare Change (June 20), The Tams (July 18), Jim Quick & Coastline (Aug. 1), The Legacy Motown Review (Aug. 15), The Catalinas (Aug. 29), and The Embers featuring Craig Woolard (Sept. 12). “We’re excited to kick off a new season of Downtown Live!,” Special Events Coordinator Kayla Hillman said. “We’ve added a couple new groups to the mix this year, so we are hoping everyone will come out and have a good time on Thursday nights.” A full schedule is available at rockymountnc.org and imperialcentre.org. Downtown Live! is a free event that runs from 6-9 p.m. every other Thursday from May 23- Sept.12 (except July 4). Food and beverage vendors will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Chairmen of the Board to kick off 2019 Downtown Live! series