Main Street: Greeneville will hold a free concert by Trey Hensley to kick off its new music series.
The first concert of this downtown event series, which is presented by Music Off Main, a project of Main Street: Greeneville, will be held Friday, Aug. 9, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., rain or shine. The event will be held below Main Street on West Depot, which will be closed off to traffic.
Headlining this concert event is The Trey Hensley Band. Hensley, a native of Jonesborough, plays his own brand of traditional honky-tonk music. He hit the road with his four-piece band several years ago and has toured from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, Nebraska to North Carolina and he now returns to his native Tennessee for a few concert dates. To learn more about The Trey Hensley Band and hear Hensley’s own style of picking, visit www.treyhensley.com.
Greeneville musician Stephen Winslow will open for The Trey Hensley Band. Winslow plays lead guitar in Sandy Ray and The Cold Shoulders and is one of the best known guitarists in the region. His repertoire includes Americana, honky-tonk and Appalachian style music. Winslow will showcase some of his original music.
The Greeneville Arts Council will host a Children’s Art Tent before and during the concert with a variety of activities for all ages. Christ United Methodist Church will provide a Pet Pavilion with shade and water if you wish to bring your pet with you.
Andrew Johnson Bank is the generous sponsor of the first MOM event.
Please come early and shop with your local downtown merchants prior to the concert. Plan to have dinner at one of the local downtown restaurants prior to the event or enjoy a varied selection of food provided by local vendors at the event. And don’t forget to enter the drawing for fabulous door prizes donated by our local downtown merchants.
Please check for all the details on www.mainstreetgreeneville.org.