Bluegrass on stage this Friday

Published 12:34 pm Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Hard Knox bluegrass band turns up the sound Friday in downtown Smithfield.

The show begins at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19 at The Smithfield Times gazebo stage on Main Street.

The five-member Hard Knox, which got its start at Knox Automotive in Carrollton, combines the sounds of banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass and resophonic guitar.

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The 30th season of the Summer Concert Series was slated to conclude with a performance Sept. 2 by the ’60s rock group The Tams, but that has changed. Clay and Nancy Griffin are dusting off the popular country band they led for years specifically to perform for the 30th celebration. The Griffin band performance will be Friday, Sept. 9, extending the series by one week.

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Next week (Aug. 26) is the Nelson Edwards family, which performed at the first concert on July 30, 1987.