Uptown Columbus’s Spring Concert Series Kicks Off




Uptown Columbus is ramping up its spring event season, which means the return of the Friday Night Concert Series. The festivities began Friday, April 7, and area residents and visitors headed to Broadway to experience a free concert to start the weekend off right. The series will run six consecutive Fridays with each show starting at 7 p.m. EST.

Throughout the series, attendees will experience a variety of genres and entertainment. From touring tribute bands to local musicians, the Uptown stage will offer a great variety of tunes.

Concerts will be held every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. and will be on the 1000 block of Broadway April 7, 14 and 21, then will move to the 1100 block of Broadway on April 28 and May 5. On May 12, the show will switch to Woodruff Park and begin at 6 p.m.

The concerts are family-friendly and free to the public, so make sure to bring your children and spread the word with friends that every Friday night, Uptown is the place to be.


April 7:

Sons of Sailors (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band)

April 14:

Lloyd Buchanan & The Cubed Roots

April 21:

Relative Sound

April 28:

DSOS (Deeper Shades of Soul)

May 5:

The Parker House Band

May 12:

Riverfest Weekend at Woodruff Park

• Funk Factory Five (6 to 7:30 p.m.)

• Homegrown: The Zac Brown Band Experience (8 to 10 p.m.)

June 16:

• Miracle Riders return

• A1A: The Official and Original Jimmy Buffet Tribute Show

Nearby restaurants will offer food and beverages for sale. Free parking is available in nearby public decks. Lawn chairs are welcome. Outside coolers are prohibited, and pets are discouraged due to loud noises and crowds. To stay up to date on sponsorship opportunities, spring events and all things Uptown, visit www.alwaysuptown.com, follow on Facebook or call at 706-596-0111.


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