The “Salem After Five” concert is set to return to the Salem Farmers Market in 2023 with some of the region’s well-known bands, an array of food trucks and several charities. Once again, Domino is set to perform at the season opening concert on Friday, April 28.
Other performances dates include Fuzzy Logic on May 12 with food from Ken and Jayne’s Burgers and Dogs and Kettle Cooker Express, The Worx on June 9 with food from Buddy’s BBQ and Kettle Cooker Express, 5 Dollar Shake on July 14 with food from Lazy Bulldog, Kettle Cooker Express and Cabo Fish Taco and The Kings on Aug. 4 with food from Dale’s Diner and Kettle Cooker Express.
“All attendees are encouraged to wind down the work week by relaxing in the heart of Downtown Salem. Gates open for each performance at 5 p.m. and the shows will last until 9 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs or a blanket,” the city said in a news release.
Food from local vendors, children’s activities and adult beverages from P.A. Short will be available. Tickets prices are $5 for adults and kids 12-and-under are admitted free. Once again, all proceeds from the concerts will benefit several charities throughout Virginia’s Blue Ridge region. The charities include: Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries, Salem-Roanoke County Food Pantry, Community Christmas Store, Salem Sports Foundation and Kiwanis Club of Salem.
The Salem Farmers Market is located on the corner of Main and Broad streets and “Salem After Five” is presented by the City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners and Pepsi. Coolers, outside food, drinks, rollerblades, skateboards and pets are not allowed on the premises. For additional information, call Salem Parks and Recreation at 540-375-3057.
-The Salem Times-Register
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