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 our 2018 season starting March 15 and running through to August 30 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..

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Gimme the Gig!

Congrats to our 2017 Gimme the Gig winner, Grayhound Band!

The Gimme the Gig Band Competition gives local musicians a chance to win a paid gig at Downtown Alive as well as studio time at Sit-N-Spin Recording Studios. Check back later for details on the 2018 competition. 
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2017 Lineup -- 2018 Lineup will be posted in the Spring

  1. Brooks Dixon Band
  2. James Radford Band
  3. Ashes of Old Ways
  4. TJ Lazer
  5. Retro Vertigo
  6. JL Fulks
  7. Local Green Family Band
  8. Matt Fassas
  9. Jacob Johnson
  10. Dead 27s
  11. Nathan Angelo
  12. Amongst the Trees
  13. Gaslight Street
  14. Amy Lynne Reed
  15. Lyric
  16. Little Leslie
  17. Underhill Rose
  18. Excons
  19. Skallywags
  20. Darby
  21. Dangermuffin
  22. Vilai Harrington
  23. Get Right Band
  24. Jef Chandler
  25. Gimme the Gig
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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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