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7/12/2016 - Friday Night Live Set for July 15

Contact: Stacy Ash 785-309-5770


(Salina, KS 07-16) Salina Arts & Humanities, in collaboration with downtown stakeholders, announces the next Friday Night Live concert event on July 15th. Friday Night Live is a series of arts and entertainment programming for Salina residents and visitors designed to increase attendance and participation in arts-related events and to strengthen partnerships with local business owners in the downtown arts district.  Each week, a free-admission Friday Night Live concert will feature music and poetry events in restaurants, bars, outdoor plazas and other venues.
This week’s Friday Night Live performance is That Sound Downtown hosted by Morgan Allred. That Sound Downtown is a monthly series comprised primarily of comedy and poetic open-mic performances, showcasing local and regional talent. The July 15 edition features spoken word artists Conscious & B-Hall, a hip-hop duo from McPherson, KS, along with Dane Gerous Schmidt, a comedic radio personality from
Manhattan, KS.

The show is from
7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Ad Astra Books & Coffee House, 141 N. Santa Fe. Admission to That Sound Downtown for July is free of charge, thanks to Friday Night Live sponsorship. It is recommended that persons under the age of 16 be accompanied by a parent, as some content may be explicit in nature.

For needed accommodations, please call Amanda Morris at Salina Arts & Humanities at 785-309-5770 between 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities.  For material or speech access, please call at least five working days prior to the event.


Salina Arts & Humanities, a department of the City of Salina, has served a unique role in arts advocacy and support since 1966.  The Smoky Hill River Festival, Horizons Grants Program, Smoky Hill Museum, Arts Infusion Program in schools, Community Art & Design, Cultural Connections, and Friday Night Live performance series are among the programs of Salina Arts & Humanities, located at 211 W. Iron Avenue in Salina.