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Sails Original Music Series

  • Dates: September 3, 2021 - October 29, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Union Square
  • Union Square
    Hickory, NC 28601
  • 6:30 PM
  • Price: Free
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The Sails Original Music Series returns to Downtown Hickory this September and October with another great lineup of bands. Shows begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evenings at Union Square. 

Music fans will also enjoy a special Sails Original Music Series concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, at Taft Broome Park, in conjunction with the Festival in the Park event.

--Series Lineup--
September 3: Tyler Ramsey (Indie/Folk)
September 10: Dave Eggar Circus (Jazz/Classical/World/Reggae)
September 17: Empire Strikes Brass (Brass Funk Rock)
September 18: Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues (R&B) 
September 24: Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters (Country)
October 1: Selwyn Birchwood (Contemporary Blues)
October 15: Cruz Contreras (Americana)
October 22: Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba (West African)
October 29: The Get Right Band (Psychedelic Indie Rock)