Summer Concert Series begins Friday

Published 4:26 pm Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Downtown Smithfield’s Summer Concert Series returns this week for its first full season since 2019.

Bluesman and crowd favorite Bobby BlackHat will perform at 7 p.m. Friday on the front lawn of The Smithfield Times, 228 Main St. The series continues each Friday through Labor Day weekend.

The series was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and had an abbreviated run last year.

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Attendees are asked to note the earlier start time of 7 p.m., made to accommodate families with children. In prior years, the concerts have started at 8 p.m.

The concerts are free. Attendees should bring a lawn chair or blanket.