Join the City of Salisbury for another year of Friday Night Live at the Pohanka Riverwalk Amphitheater in Downtown Salisbury. Shows are free to attend and are held Fridays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your own chair and enjoy food from food trucks on-site. The Salisbury Jaycees will be selling alcohol for attendees ages 21+. Thank you to our sponsors below -- click on each radio station to visit each station's website.
You could call Cody Tyler “red dirt country,” but the rocky soil in coal country and the rust belt, where his family has been rooted for centuries, is a few shades darker. The songs on his band's debut album are the product of Cody's musings while hunting deep in the Pennsylvania wilderness. At 28 years old, his musical journey has just begun, but his yearning to travel the open road with his songs written from his tree stand have already taken him across the United States as a solo artist. Drawing heavy influence from the likes of Waylon Jennings, The Allman Brothers Band, Sturgill Simpson, and more, Cody's voice and guitar sport a road-tested sound along with the veteran musicians that make up Gypsy Convoy. Read more.
Food Vendors: Soul4Real and Pay's Sno Shack
Since 1990, The Moonlighters ® have been performing throughout the U.S. as one of the country’s best-loved and most authentic Motown and variety dance bands. Just close your eyes and you’ll swear the original artists are performing. But don’t close them for too long or you won’t be able to enjoy their outstanding dance moves and showmanship. Famous for getting guests out on the dance floor and more importantly, for keeping them there, The Moonlighters ® are experts at reading the crowd and gladly take requests, making their performances highly entertaining and interactive.
Food Vendors: Sandy's "Dog" Gone Good Eats and The Tiki Hut Shaved Ice
The Leroy Burks Band, based in Woodbridge, Virginia, is a high-energy country and classic rock band. The driving force behind the rumbling sound is the one and only Delmar Little on the bass guitar, John Clyburn on the drums and Mike Lavrich tearing up the lead guitar. Their frontman, United States Army Veteran Leroy B, brings the powerhouse vocal.
Food Vendor: Sandy's "Dog" Gone Good Eats and Pay's Sno Shack
Unfortunately, this event has been canceled because of the weather. Wavvy Gravy plays original songs and cover songs spanning multiple genres, focusing on the hits from the '60s to the '90s.
Food Vendors: Get Baked and Kona Ice
RAINED OUT: July 14: Riverside Carnival Band
Unfortunately, this event has been canceled because of the weather. Cornet/trumpet player Bags Howard leads an all-star group of Washington, D.C.-area jazz musicians in one of the most exciting and versatile old-time jazz bands in the country. Created for Mardi Gras, the Riverside Carnival Band specializes in good times.
Food Vendor: Get Baked and Pay's Sno Shack
Nelson, aka Nelly, has a skillful art of storytelling and delivering infectious hook lines with a charming style that draws in the listener. Nelly's Echo from NBC's The Voice, TEDx Talks, American Music Abroad, and the Baltimore Grand Prix, to name a few, is a prolific songwriter, storyteller, musician, and vocalist.
Nelly’s Echo has shared the big stage with artists such as Boyz II Men, Infinity Song, Commodores, Sean Kingston, Trombone Shorty, Travis McCoy and many more. As someone once said, “If Adele was born in Nigeria, vacationed in Jamaica, and listened to American folk music, you’ll hear the sound that is Nelly’s Echo.”
Food Vendors: The Street Kitchen and Tiki Hut Shaved Ice
Honest Lee Soul was formed in 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, by Rahsaan "Wordslave" Eldridge and Cullen DeChant. With roots in soul, blues, funk, hip-hop, gospel, and rock, they are ever expanding their sound and reach. Honest Lee Soul brings an energetic stage show with one goal. Make 'em feel something. Make 'em move.
Food Vendors: That Kitchen and Kona Ice
Pristine Raeign began their music journey in 2013. Their musical talents have given them the opportunity to travel along the East Coast and share stages with national recording artists George Benson and Alex Bugnon. One radio host described the band as having an eclectic sound that is difficult to pin down to one genre. In one music set, Pristine Raeign can flawlessly incorporate soul, R&B, funk, classic rock, smooth jazz, pop, motown and reggae.
Food Vendor: Sandy's "Dog" Gone Good Eats and The Tiki Hut Shaved Ice