The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is launching its 2022-23 First Friday Listening Room concert series at Max on Main this Friday, Sept. 2.
PULASKI – Local favorites The Groove Hounds will kick off a free concert series Friday, Sept. 2, at Max on Main, downtown Pulaski’s most popular new venue.
The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley has sponsored the free First Friday Listening Room concerts for several years and is continuing its sponsorship of the concert series again this year.
Tickets for the First Friday Listening Room concert series are free but must be reserved in advance due to limited seating. Tickets can be reserved online at Eventbrite.com.
Each Friday, Max on Main will open at 5 p.m. with an abbreviated version of its popular menu along with drinks.The concerts run from 6 to 8 p.m. with free parking downtown. On tap for Oct. 7 is Wytheville resident Georgia Randall and her soulful guitar performing a mix of gospel, blues, Motown, and rock-and-roll, including some of her own compositions. Ragtime Fred, the duo of Bud Bennett and Beth Kelsey out of Blacksburg, pick out updated versions of familiar tunes on banjo and acoustic bass on Friday, Nov. 4. Tickets are currently available on Eventbrited.com for all three concerts.
The Fine Arts Center is located at 21 West Main St. in downtown Pulaski, and Max on Main is located directly across the street. The Center is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit the center’s website at FACNRV.org, email at info@FACNRV.org, or call 540-980-7363.