Posted on: August 14, 2017

Eclipse Preparations and Safety

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The City’s Police Chief, Fire Chief and Public Works Director held a news conference this morning to discuss measures they are taking to prepare for the eclipse and how they are working together to ensure the safety of city residents, workers and visitors...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Game On!

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Co-ed soccer registration is now open, for ages 3-9.

Soccer Information City Greenville - Latest News
Posted on: July 26, 2017

Greenlink to Host Open House August 24

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The Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) has finalized the Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) study of the Greenlink transit system and will hold a drop-in style open house on Thursday, August 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Transit Center (100 West M...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

City Among 100 Best Fleets in the Americas

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City Council recognized members of the City’s Fleet Services Division for being named one of the best fleets in the Americas. The City of Greenville is #11 on the NAFA Fleet Management Association’s annual list of The Top 100 Fleets in the Americas, which...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

8/14/2017 - Public Safety Officials Discuss Eclipse Preparations and Safety

The City’s Police Chief, Fire Chief and Public Works Director held a news conference this morning to discuss measures they are taking to prepare for the eclipse and how they are working together to ensure the safety of city residents, workers and visitors...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2017

7/28/2017 - Village of West Greenville to Feature New Public Plaza

The Village of West Greenville will soon have a new public plaza. Located between The Anchorage and Community Journals, the plaza will meet the area’s growing need for a large outdoor gathering space. According to Tracy Ramseur, the City’s development coo...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2017

7/21/2017 - City Fire Department Stressing Heat Safety

With the dangerously high temperatures that Greenville is experiencing, Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) is urging residents to practice heat safety wherever they are. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), heat is ...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

6/28/2017 - City Celebrates July 4 with Annual Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Festival

The annual Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue festival, which features one of the state’s largest fireworks displays, continues to be the premiere July 4th event in the Upstate, making downtown Greenville the celebration destination for more than 50,000 fest...

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Visit Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Online City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2017

6/23/2017 - BB&T Announced As Title Sponsor of 2017 and 2018 Fall for Greenville

Fall for Greenville board members today announced BB&T, one of the largest financial services companies in the U.S., as the 2017 and 2018 title sponsor of the festival scheduled for October in downtown Greenville. As part of the announcement, Fall for...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

6/22/2017 - Baby Boom Continues at Greenville Zoo

The Greenville Zoo is celebrating the birth of two Amur leopard cubs. Born April 29, the cubs are the first offspring for parents Jade and Nelkan. Jade is the zoo’s seven-year-old female and Nelkan is an 11-year-old male that was imported from Z...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

6/14/2017 - Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive Kicks Off Gimme the Gig Contest

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive kicks off its annual Gimme the Gig competition June 15, inviting bands to battle for a chance to earn a paid gig at the weekly series on August 31 and recording studio time at Sit-N-Spin Recording Studios.

Last year, nea...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

5/24/2017 - Greenville Zoo Announces Gender of Ocelot Kittens

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The Greenville Zoo announced today that the pair of ocelot kittens born to Oz and Evita on March 8 are males. Now that the kittens’ gender is known, members of the zoo staff have created a list of possible names and are asking the public to vote on their ...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

5/17/2017 - Greenville Honored As 2017 Playful City USA Community

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National non-profit KaBOOM! announced today that Greenville is among 257 cities and towns across the United States named as 2017 Playful City USA communities. This is the seventh year that Greenville has received this honor.

Playful City USA honors cities ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

5/9/2017 - City of Greenville Named Among The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas

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At last night’s formal meeting, City Council recognized members of the City’s Fleet Services Division for being named one of the best fleets in the Americas. The City of Greenville is #11 on the NAFA Fleet Management Association&rs...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2017

5/2/2017 - Greenville Zoo Introducing New Additions to Zoo Family

Oz and Evita, the Greenville Zoo’s ocelot pair, welcomed their second litter on March 8 – an announcement zoo staff has delayed making until now to give the two kittens time to mature. They are now old enough to be introduced to zoo gu...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

5/2/2017 - TD Saturday Market Opens May 6

The TD Saturday Market presented by Greenville Health System marks its 15TH season May 6, providing farm-fresh produce, baked goods, meats, cheeses, seafood and other specialty foods to Main Street in downtown Greenville each week. This year’s market feat...

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Market website City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2017

4/20/2017 - It’s a Boy! Zoo Announces Gender of Baby Siamang

(Greenville SC) The Greenville Zoo announced today that the baby siamang born on January 6 to parents, Oscar and Ella, is a male. The baby is the pair’s second offspring, providing George, their two-year-old, with a baby brother. According to zo...

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Donate to Siamang Fund City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2017

3/31/2017 - Party Candidates for 2017 Greenville City Elections

The filing deadline for citizens planning to run as a party candidate in the 2017 Greenville City Elections was March 30 at noon. The Greenville County Registration and Elections Office has notified the City that the following citizens filed a Statement o...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2017

3/28/2017 - Greenlink Partnering with iMAGINE Upstate & Ten at the Top to Offer Fare Free Day

Greenlink is partnering with iMAGINE Upstate and Ten at the Top to offer Fare Free Day on Saturday, April 1. Fare Free Day is designed to coincide with the third annual iMAGINE Upstate fueled by ScanSource, which showcases science, technology, engineering...

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www.imagineupstate.org City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2017

3/15/2017 - NCAA Tourney Parking and Transportation Plan

The City has compiled the following parking and transportation information to help visiting and local fans plan their trips to downtown Greenville for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this weekend:

Shuttles

To reduce the amount of vehicular tr...

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View Downtown Parking Garage Map City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2017

3/9/2017 - Downtown Music Series Kicks Off Season With St. Patrick's Day Celebration

The City of Greenville kicks off its Downtown Event Series on March 16 and 17 with the season opening nights of Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive presented by Clemson MBA and Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays presented by Pepsi. The free weekly ev...

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www.GvilleEvents.com City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2017

3/2/2017 - Greenlink Seeking Public Input on Transit Service

The Greenville Transit Authority has hired consulting firm Connetics Transportation Group to conduct a Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) study of the Greenlink transit system. The project scope includes developing a market profile of Greenville Cou...

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Take the Survey City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2017

2/27/2017 - Greenville City Fire Department Announces Partnership with CPI Security

(Greenville, SC) The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) is partnering with CPI Security on an initiative to help young men and women prepare for a career in the fire service. CPI Security provided $5,000 to help fund the Greenville City Fire Explorers...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2/13/2017 - City Partners will Bon Secours St. Francis Health System to Launch Project Lifesaver

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) is partnering with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System on an initiative to launch Project Lifesaver in the city of Greenville. Bon Secours St. Francis provided $20,000 toward the program, which provides GCFD, t...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2/13/2017 - City of Greenville Opens New Fire Station

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) today opened Verdae Station 1, a new fire station located at the corner of Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road. The facility is ready to respond to emergencies in the Woodruff Road, Verdae Boulevard and...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2017

2/10/2017 - Greenville Zoo to Reopen After Routine Maintenance

Zoo kicks off weekend with birthday celebration and new animals on exhibit 

GREENVILLE (SC): The Greenville Zoo will reopen to the general public Saturday, February 11 after two weeks of routine maintenance. Zoo staff, City of Greenville departmen...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

1/30/2017 - Fire Department Urging Kitchen Fire Safety

The city of Greenville has experienced a fire fatality less than one month into the new year. According to Will Broscious, Greenville City Fire Department’s community risk reduction and education coordinator, the man who lost his life in a resid...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2017

1/18/2017 - Zoo's New Sumatran Orangutan Now on Exhibit

Kumar, the Greenville Zoo’s new male Sumatran orangutan, has completed his quarantine period and has been making appearances on exhibit to explore his new home and enjoy the mild weather. Female Lana has also completed her quarantine period but is taking ...

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greenvillezoo.com City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2017

1/12/2017 - Greenville Transit Authority Receives 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant

America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has awarded Greenville Transit Authority with a 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant. In its second year, the micro grant program provides funds to support grassr...

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www.ridegreenlink.com City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2017

1/11/2017 - Zoo Announces Birth of Endangered Siamang

Amid preparations for the season’s first winter weather event, the Greenville Zoo welcomed a new member of the zoo family on Friday – a baby siamang born to parents, Ella (27) and Oscar (25). This is the second offspring for the pair, whose first, George,...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2017

1/6/2017 - City of Greenville Weather-Related Closures

Due to the winter weather expected to begin this evening, City officials are implementing the following weather-related closures for today, Saturday and Sunday:

Friday

  • All City community centers will be closed after 6 p.m.
  • The entrances to McPherson Park and...
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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2017

1/6/2017 - City of Greenville Tourism Grant Application Now Online

In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds. Tourism grant funds include accommodations tax and hospitality t...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

1/5/2017 - City Taking Necessary Steps to Prepare for Winter Weather

GREENVILLE, SC - In preparation for winter weather forecasted for this weekend, the City’s Public Works Department will pre-treat bridges and overpass surfaces today and tomorrow. Parking will not be permitted on Main Street from the Hya...

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emergency.greenvillesc.gov City of Greenville Official News Releases

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Jef Chandler Band - Aug 24

Jef Chandler

Alt-Country/Rock

Jef Chandler Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Gimme the Gig Contest Winners - August 31

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Downtown Alive

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Greenlink to Host Open House August 24

The Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) has finalized the Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) study of the Greenlink transit system and will hold a drop-in style open house on Thursday, August 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Transit Center (100 West M...

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Greenlink - Latest News

Posted on: March 6, 2017

The Small South Carolina Town Was Just Named One of the Hottest Places to Visit

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Every January, The New York Times publishes a list of the hottest places to travel that year.

Country Living article Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: January 5, 2017

52 Places to Go in 2017

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The NYT highlighted Greenville as the next major food destination, and so much more - choosing our city as a top locale to visit in the world.

Read NYT article Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: January 3, 2017

12 Great Places to Go in 2017

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Time's Money Magazine named Greenville as a top destination, and suggested April as the perfect time to visit.

Read TIME article Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Making Additions to the Modern Day Ark

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The Greenville Zoo is expecting a baby! The zoo’s Masai giraffes, named Walter and Autumn, will have a calf in early February (or any day now). South Carolina Public Radio’s Laura Hunsberger visited the zoo to meet the animals.

Read South Carolina Public Radio Story Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Cycle Through the New Greenville

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With a growing food scene, a creative DIY spirit, and a serious cycling culture, this once-sleepy southern town has reinvented itself as an exciting destination.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Back to School

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School is in session - please slow down and help keep our kids safe!

Watch Video Greenville Police - Latest News

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Back to School Information

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As students return to school on August 21st, the Greenville Police Department reminds motorists and pedestrians of safe transportation practices and to observe applicable laws near school zones. To help ensure that kids arrive to and from school safely it...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

H. C. Jennings Scholarship Foundation Awards Presentation

Chief Kenneth C.  Miller invites you to the annual presentation of scholarships from the Harold C. Jennings Foundation, which has been scheduled for Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. at the Marriott on the Parkway.

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Aggravated Assault at Main and Coffee

At 11:50 pm Saturday evening, officers were called to an aggravated assault on N. Main St. near E. Coffee St., where they encountered three victims suffering from knife wounds to torsos/chests. Officers applied recently acquired field medical dressings to...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Woman Arrested for Human Trafficking

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GREENVILLE (SC).  In late 2016, the Greenville Police Department joined the Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Task Force by assigning a detective to investigate crimes related to federal and state human trafficking laws. &n...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

'Cops on the Coop' to benefit Special Olympics

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Law Enforcement Officers from Greenville Police Department and Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up with Chick-fil-A on Laurens Road to support Special Olympics South Carolina Friday, June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd.   Officers will b...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

K9 Officer Leo newest to join Greenville Police Department

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The Greenville Police Department is proud to announce the newest member of our Police force. This addition was made possible by the generosity of The Greenville Lions Club. A representative from the Greenville Lions Club contacted The Greenville Police De...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Body Cameras Implementation

The Greenville Police Department (City) has completed all procurement and preparations to implement its body-worn camera program.  The department will begin training and issuing the video recording systems to its patrol officers and many uniforme...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Greenville Safe Neighborhoods

(GREENVILLE, SC).  The Greenville Police Department has collaborated with The U.S. Attorney’s Office, 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, and S.C. Probation, Parole & Pardon Services and New Mind Health and Care, Inc., to initiate a violence red...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Man Arrested for Human Trafficking

GREENVILLE (SC). In late 2016, the Greenville Police Department joined the Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Task Force by assigning a detective to investigate crimes related to federal and state human trafficking laws. In mid-January 2...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Autobreaking Charges

The Greenville Police Department has successfully obtained charges related to a series of autobreakings that took place November 9 and 10 at 3 Legacy Park Drive (YMCA) and 101 Verdae Boulevard (Planet Fitness). On February 2, 2017, detectives pieced toget...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2017

Revised Zone Structure

Through its Community Policing Zone Initiative, the Greenville Police Department has revised its patrol zone structure to establish four geographic areas of responsibility within the city. Our primary goal is to reduce neighborhood crime and disorder by p...

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http://police.greenvillesc.gov/Neighborhoods Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Scooter Joins K-9 Unit

The Greenville Police Department is proud to announce the newest member of our Police force. This addition was made possible by the generosity of Scott & Katherine Willis. The Willis family made a charitable donated to purchase and train a black Labra...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Police Promotions Announced

On January 17, 2017, Chief Ken Miller will be effecting seven promotions. The promotional ceremony will be held in the City Council Chambers at 3 p.m. which is located on the tenth floor of City Hall. Members of the Media are invited to attend. The ceremo...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2017

Recent Autobreaking Arrests

On December 20, 2016, there were several autobreakings that took place at 101 Verdae Blvd. and 721 Cleveland St. After about a month of investigative efforts, the Greenville Police Department has been successful in obtaining charges for 14 autobreakings, ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Next Level Band- August 25

Next Level Band

Variety/Party/R&B

Next Level Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Soul Kitchen- September 1

Soul Kitchen

Rock/Blues/Soul

Soul Kitchen Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Southern Crescent- September 8

Southern Crescent

Oldies/Beach/Pop-Rock

Southern Crescent Online Main Street Fridays

Posted on: May 30, 2017

Cody Webb

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Pepsi Stage - 8:15 PM

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

South 85

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Pepsi Stage - 6:45 PM

Additional Info... Red, White and Blue
Posted on: May 30, 2017

West End String Band

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Pepsi Stage - 5:15 PM

Additional Info... Red, White and Blue
Posted on: May 30, 2017

246 Army Band

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Peace Center Amphitheatre Stage - 6:30 PM

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Soda City Brass Band- August 2

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New Orleans Style Brass


Food Trucks: Ellada & Chillwagon

Soda City Brass Online Reedy River Concerts
Posted on: May 18, 2017

O'Neal Township- August 9

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Variety/Rock


Food Trucks: Keepin’ It Fresh & Poppingtons

O'Neal Township Online Reedy River Concerts
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Mudlick- August 16

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Rock/Jazz/Funk


Food Trucks: Automatic Taco & KOP

Mudlick Online Reedy River Concerts
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Mystic Vibrations- August 23

Mystic Vibrations

Reggae


Food Trucks: Chuck Truck & Chillwagon

Mystic Vibrations Online Reedy River Concerts
Posted on: May 18, 2017

True Blues and Friends, aka The Fillmore Brothers - August 30

Fillmore-Bros

Classic Rock 


Food Trucks: Keepin it Fresh & The Chillwagon

True Blues and Friends Online Reedy River Concerts