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.

Join us for our 2018 season starting March 15 and running through to August 30 as downtown comes alive!

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..

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Gimme the Gig!

Congrats to our 2017 Gimme the Gig winner, Grayhound Band!

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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2017 Lineup -- 2018 Lineup will be posted in the Spring

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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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