‘Sweet Sounds of Downtown’ set for Friday


Downtown Pine Bluff will be jumping with the “Sweet Sounds of Downtown” street party, sponsored by the Downtown Special Events Organization, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday on Second Avenue and Main Street.

Musicians and street performers will present sidewalk performances reminiscent of New Orleans and Beale Street. Scheduled performers include Brian Austin Blues Band, Band 357, Dave Sadler, Kenneth Cole and Friends, karaoke, street dancers, clowns and others.

Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Admission is free. For more information, contact Harold Terry at 501-352-4451.

On the same evening, “Liza and Judy Together Again” will be the featured act at the historic New Community Theater beginning at 7:30. Also, Legoria Payton and Friends will be appearing during Live@5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St.

Sweet Sounds of Downtown is an outgrowth of the popular Music on Main series sponsored by the Downtown Special Events Organization of Pine Bluff. The idea is to provide a free outdoor concerts on Main Street featuring quality musicians and entertainment. The concerts are intended to be fun, family-friendly events that encourage activity in downtown Pine Bluff.

The objective of the Downtown Special Events Organization is to promote downtown businesses, encourage revitalization, development and interest in the Pine Bluff downtown area.

For more information on Sweet Sounds of Downtown, Music on Main and the Downtown Special Events Organization visit the Music on Main facebook page at www.facebook.com/musiconmainpb or contact Terry.