The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) will hold the third and final springtime Concert in the Park on June 7, 7-8 p.m., in Mims Park and will feature an Old Timey Gospel Hour.
The concerts are being held on the first Friday of April, May, and June, 7-8 p.m. They are free and open to the public, and all of them are being held in Mims Park in front of Johnston Elementary School.
WKSX radio is the Corporate Concerts Sponsor.
Performing at the June 7 Concerts is the Old Timey Gospel Hour, which will feature members of the Butler United Methodist Church from the Hollywood section of Saluda County. Vocalist Dawn Fisher, the men’s group called the Graveyard Singers, and the Bluegrass Gospel duo, Reed and Karen Ringer, will entertain with gospel music and song.
The April concert featured Joyce Rude and the Rude Dudes. Originating from Saluda County, SC, Joyce Rude and the Rude Dudes have been performing classic country and oldies for almost two decades. Original band members, Joyce Rude and Richard Elders, have established themselves as local favorites performing at many venues throughout the area.
The May concert featured Edgefield County Acoustic – Guitar Pull: Edgefield County Acoustic (ECA) was formed by local citizens who love listening, playing, and writing acoustic music. The membership is open to the public. The group meets monthly at Park Row Market in downtown Edgefield. Like them on Facebook to see where and when the next gathering will be. Come and play, sing, or just listen to homegrown acoustic music!
These concerts will be held rain or shine. In case of rain, the concerts will be move inside the Johnston Elementary School Gym.
No coolers or alcohol will be allowed. Concert attendees should bring their own chairs.
The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization that has helped the Town of Johnston grow in many ways for over 30 years, works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.