Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, presented by Clemson MBA, kicks off the weekend every Thursday night with music at NOMA Square on Main Street. Join us for 24 weeks, from March 16 to August 31, 2017, as downtown comes alive!

More than 45,000 people attend this event annually. The event serves as the single largest fundraiser for the Metropolitan Arts Council. Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive opens at 5:30 p.m. and closes at 8:30 p.m. Bands play two sets at 5:50 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. on the Rowdy Gents Stage.

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Gimme the Gig!

The Gimme the Gig Band Competition is back and giving local musicians a chance to win a paid gig at Downtown Alive as well as studio time at Sit-N-Spin Recording Studios.
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No Pets, No Smoking at all city special events.


All city-sponsored events are smoke free. Also, no pets, skateboards, bicycles or coolers are allowed at this event.


If you would like to become a sponsor, fill out the Sponsorship Inquiry form. If you have other questions, please contact event management.
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