Fridays @ Five Summer Concert Series on the Town Square

Looking for something free and exciting to do in downtown Martinsburg on a Friday afternoon this summer? Come to Fridays @ Five for a taste of great music and fun!

Fridays @ Five  at the Town Square, Presenting Sponsor by Gibson & Associates, Sponsor by  The City of Martinsburg, The Martinsburg Convention & Visitors Bureau and Main Street Martinsburg, Bowles Rice Attorney at Law, ERA Liberty Realty – Tina C. Roach & Charla Cody, Dopson & Associates, State Farm Insurance-Kay Lewis Agency, Dawn Newland Agency, and the Berkeley Arts Council.  A series of free outdoor concerts by well-known musicians, bands and Martinsburg artists that will liven up your spirits and maybe even get you into a dancing mood. Bands will perform a wide variety of indigenous musical styles, including jazz, rock, Bluegrass, pop, Classic Rock, Country and unique Americana and more. You can bring your own chairs or blankets and sit on the ground. The front of the stage on the South lawn is reserved for dancing. There is no admission charge to the Town square. The concert series runs from June 2nd through August 18th…..every Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Exciting this year at Friday’s @ Five Summer Concert series we will have the Martinsburg Farmers Market housed on the East King Street – Town Square from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm from May 19th to September 1st. To whet your appetite, here is a list of products you’ll be able to enjoy from the market this year: fresh fruits & veggies, fresh & dried herbs, nutritious pastured non-GMO beef, chicken and pork, eggs, jams and jellies, breads, baked goods, coffee beans, soup, soaps, lotions, sugar scrubs, salves and lip balm, flowers, yarn and locally made gourmet popcorn.  It’s going to be a fun season!  Buy local and buy fresh!

Beverages are also offered for sale. You also may enjoy a picnic dinner from one of our downtown Restaurants .

Concerts start at 5:00 p.m. and usually last until 7:00pm. The Town Square is blocked off  between  BB&T Drive-Thru and Queen Street. It is within convenient walking distance from all downtown businesses.

Pets are allowed in the square during the concerts, provided they are on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. If they display aggressive behavior the owner may be asked to remove them.

Here’s the exciting line up for 2017 . . .

Friday, June 2 – “Showcase” (Variety dance music for all ages)

 

 

Friday, June 9 – KoKo Blue” (Classic rock of the 60’s)

 

 

Friday, June 16 – “Let There Be Rock School – Panhandle” (Beatles to Modern)

 

 

Friday, June 23 – “Gary Smallwood” (Arrangement)

 

 

Friday, June 30 – “Copper Canyon” (Country/Folk)

 

 

Friday, July 7 – “Blue & Grey Chorus” (Men’s Choir)

 

 

Friday, July 7 – “Tony M. Trio” (Contemporary)

 

 

Friday, July 14 – “Willie Barry & His Chaperones” (Rockabilly 50’s & 60’s)

 

 

Friday, July 21 – “Clement & Williams (Classic Rock)

 

 

Friday, July 28 – “Back Creek Valley Boys” (traditional Bluegrass)

 

 

Friday, August 4 – “Jackson & Routzahn” (Classic Soft Rock)

 

 

Friday, August 11 – “Apollo Jazz Orchestra” (Jazz)

 

 

Friday, August 18 – “RAZMUS” (Classic Rock & Roll)