Music on Main returns April 4
By PHOEBE DONALD ROBINSON / Community Columnist
Music on Main returns to Columbiana’s Main Street on Friday, April 4, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Main Street in Columbiana will close at 5:30 p.m. as a new stage is set with lights and sound to bring you the best in regional music in Alabama. Music on Main is sponsored by the Columbiana Merchants and Professional Association.
New CMPA board member and Shelby County Arts Council Executive Director Bruce Andrews has lined up great bands to rock each Friday night away. A special classic gospel night will be on Good Friday, April 18. The season will end July 11 with local favorite The Randy Glenn Band as the closing show.
Bernie’s, Davis Drug snack shop, Main Street shops, more food vendors, dance lessons, and children’s activities will be available for your enjoyment. Bring your own lawn chair and dancing shoes.
Come spend your Friday night at Music on Main 2014 in a family friendly, safe environment! As Mayor Stancil Handley said, “There’s always something happening in Columbiana!”
SCHEDULE: Columbiana Main Street, every Friday 6:30-9:30 p.m.
April 4 The Pay Backs, seasoned veteran musicians with great song list; www.facebook.com/pages/The-Pay- Backs/.)
April 11 The Phil Dudley Band, up and coming singer songwriter, www.facebook.com/phillipdudleymusic?fref=ts.
April 18 Good Friday Gospel Night: Three Brothers with Love; Robert Robinson; Moore Brothers and Robert Robinson sing classic gospel.
April 25 The Pay Backs return
May 2 The Hurlers; great classic rock and Honky Tonk, a regional, proven favorite.
May 9 2BLU AND THE LUCKY STIFFS, award winning, original, Roots Rock, Gospel and Delta Blues Band. See www.2blumusic.com and www.facebook.com/pages/2Blu-And-The-Lucky-Stiffs.
May 16 Elijah Butler Band, Southern Rock, www.facebook.com/josh.butler.39?fref=ts.
May 23 Lefty Collins Band, recent finalist in the International Blue Challenge in Memphis.
May 30 Antique Car Show and Sock Hop, Safe House benefit
June 6 Robert Robinson show, A Man and His Guitar, country, blue grass, Michael Buble’ and everything in between.
June 13 Matt Willis Band, see www.mattwillismusic.com and www.facebook.com/mattwillis.
June 20 Sassy Brown Band, Cotton Club style soul act.
June 27 Liberty Day Band
July 4 No show
July 11 The Randy Glenn Band, local favorite