Theme – “A Child-like Christmas”. Line-up at Rose’s parking lot, 1:30-2:30 PM. Enter on Robinson Road from North Main Street. All parade entries must be fully decorated and all passengers on the float when entering line-up. No candy can be thrown from floats. Groups walking in the parade will gather are the Marion Community Building parking lot. For more information – 828-652-2215.
Eddie Graham spent 15 years in Las Vegas where he accompanied performers as diverse as Sammy Davis Jr. and Elvis Presley.
TERRY McKINNEY –
Terrry has devoted his musical talents to keeping the heritage of mountain and traditional country, gospel and bluegrass music flourishing. This is evident through his work. he has recorded several albums through the years. He is a featured performer at the Historic Orchard at Altapass.
The Annual Labor Day Concert at the Historic Marion Depot is scheduled for 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Monday, September 1, on the lawn at the depot. Marion entertainer Terry McKinney and Jazz Man, Eddie Graham, will be performing in this special “end of the summer” concert. Bring chair or a blanket and enjoy this once in a life time concert by two great performers. In case of rain, the concert will be inside the depot. For more information, call 828-652-2215.
Scott Davis and the Scott Davis Band
The last First Friday Concert of 2008 is Friday, September 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Main Street in downtown Marion. A car show will be from Court Street to Fort Street. Call if you want to participate in the car show, 828-652-2215.
Bring your lawn chairs and your country music dancing shoes to enjoy the Scott Davis and the Scott Davis Band. Enjoy the cooler weather with some good country music.
The Scott Davis Band Performs about 80% country with a little classic rock and beach music.
Instruments include: rhythm guitar, lead guitar, drums, slide guitar, steel guitar, dobro and bass guitar.
The First Friday concerts are organized by the Downtown Promotions Committee. Food and beverages will be available. In case of rain, the concert will be at the Greenlee Theatre at MACA.
For small business assistance, contact 828-652-2215. Assistance is available for business plans, available properties, alternative financing, permit information and other small business assistance.
Historic Marion Bluegrass Jam, every Thursday, 7:00 PM. Pickers welcome. Grear courtyard jam area. Indoor performance stage with wonderful acoustics. Free admission. Celeberated 100 consecutive shows July 3, 2008. For more information, 828-652-2215.
Brother Dave Band is an original, roadhouse, rockabilly band that will leave you singing, dancing and laughing.
Collectively the members of Brother Dave have shared the stage with such greats as Etta Baker, Chet Atkins, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jack Lawrence and Warren Haynes. The diversity of their individual backgrounds creates a musical event that is unique. They have released two well-received CD’s – Boiled Peanuts and Brother Dave Live at the Double Door. Catch them at clubs, restaurants and festivals all over the east coast!
“Touch the Truck” for the kids. Let the kids see and touch really big trucks from local businesses.
For more information, contact Bobbie Young,
- Sidewalk Yard Sale, May 1, 2010
- Downtown Litter Sweep Saturday, April 24, 2010
- Labor Day 2008 K
- 3rd Annual Livermush Festival, June 5, 2009
- Marion Christmas Parade
- Labor Day Concert, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Monday, September 1, Depot
- First Friday Concert, September 5, 2008
- Marion, North Carolina
- Historic Marion Depot Bluegrass Jam
- First Friday Concert, Aug 1, 2008 7-9 PM
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