Newton, NC – Newton’s historic 1924 Courthouse Square will resound with music and art this summer as Carolina Vines and the Downtown Newton Development Association present Get Your NewtOn! – Art Evenings on the Square on Thursdays in June, July and August.
The series of outdoor events will begin Thursday nights at 7 p.m. with music beginning at 8 p.m.
The series is made possible thanks to a generous grant from the United Arts Council of Catawba County with the City of Newton joining as a sponsor.
The nine-week series begins June 8 and continues through August 10. Musicians from throughout the region will be featured. Visitors are encouraged to bring a chair and enjoy a wide variety of musical styles, including bluegrass, jazz, blues, funk, country, and even a DJ for shag dancing in the street.
Located on North College Avenue between A Street and 1st Street, the series is free and open to the public.
The music lineup is:
June 8: Fried Melon Blues Band; June 15: Wayne Taylor and Friends; June 22: Sycamore Bones.
July 6: Shag Night (Dance with DJ); July 13: The Cosmic Cowboys; July 20: The Ya Yas; July 27: The Message;
Aug 3: Taylor, Sipe, and Black; Aug 10: Goodfoot Down.
The 1924 Courthouse lawn will be the location of art events including classes, demonstrations, activities, and a public art project.
Sycamore Bones Performs June 22