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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                      2017 Lineup

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