Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, presented by Clemson MBA, kicks off the weekend every Thursday night with music at NOMA Square on Main Street. The 2018 season runs March 15 through August 30. 

More than 45,000 people attend this event annually. The event serves as the single largest fundraiser for the Metropolitan Arts Council.

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive opens at 5:30 p.m. and closes at 8:30 p.m. Bands play two sets at 5:50 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. on the Harley-Davidson of Greenville Stage. 

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Gimme the Gig!

The Gimme the Gig Band Competition gives local musicians a chance to win a paid gig at Downtown Alive as well as studio time at Sit-N-Spin Recording Studios. Check back later for details on the 2018 competition. 
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2018 Entertainment Lineup 

  1. Grayhound-Band
  2. Love-and-Rescue
  3. Travers-Brothership
  4. April-B-and-the-Cool
  5. ReggaeInfinity
  6. Eric-Weiler
  7. James-Radford-Band-Press-Pic
  8. Local-Green-Family-Band
  9. Brother-Oliver-2018
  10. George-Fetner
  11. Urban-Soil

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  12. Trapfire-Bros
  13. The-High-Divers
  14. The-Shady-Recruits
  15. The-Paper-Crowns
  16. Hustle Souls
  17. Wild-Adriatic
  18. Muddy-Kings
  19. Tyler-Boone
  20. Abbey-Elmore
  21. Kenny-George-Band
  22. FreewayRevival
  23. The-Lackies
  24. Porch-40-Logo
  25. PNG-DTA_Gimme-the-Gig-Logo_Large-01
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No Pets, No Smoking at all city special events.


All city-sponsored events are smoke free. Also, no pets, skateboards, bicycles or coolers are allowed at this event.


If you would like to become a sponsor, fill out the Sponsorship Inquiry form. If you have other questions, please contact event management.
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