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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Downtown Live Returns for 10th Year in September and October

Downtown Live Flyer

Downtown Live will return to Heritage Plaza beginning Friday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. and will kick off its 10th anniversary season with a “double shot” with Friday and Saturday concerts the first weekend. Jake Williams will take the stage on Friday, Sept. 9.  

Saturday, Sept. 10, will see Jenn Ford & The Wide Eyed Devils take the stage as well as the Darrin Morris Band from 6 to 9 p.m. The Saturday concerts will include the Front Porch Distillery selling specialty cocktails.

This free concert series is celebrating its 10th anniversary promoting Downtown Longview and raising money for community projects.

There is no charge to attend Downtown Live, and it is open to all ages. Food will available for purchase from local food trucks. Beer and wine are available to purchase; however, “bring your own alcoholic beverage” is not allowed. Downtown Live is held at Heritage Plaza, 219 E. Methvin St. Attendees are encouraged to bring a chair.

“We want to thank all the bands, music fans, volunteers, and sponsors who have made this a great concert series for the past ten years. We look forward to continue making this an event the community enjoys and can be proud to support,” Downtown Longview Main Street Coordinator Nickolas Mayfield said.

Downtown Live will feature a different artist from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday from Sept. 9 – Oct. 28. These bands include Jenn Ford & the Wide Eyed Devils, Kid Icarus, Ryan Matthew, Johnnie Helm and more. For a complete list of bands and performance dates please visit

Sponsorship opportunities are available. 

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