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July 1 Kenmore First Friday Virgil Lay Day ft. Big Pop, Purple kniF, Beyonderers & More!
Join us as we honor the legacy of guitar repairman Virgil Lay. The event will feature all-day live music, a street dedication, guitar demos and more!
Join us as we honor the life and legacy of guitar repairman to the rock stars Virgil Lay, who opened Lay’s Guitar Shop on Kenmore Blvd in the 1960s and founded SIT Strings in the basement of his guitar shop in 1980. The event will feature all-day live music, a street dedication, guitar demos and more!
SIT Strings & Lay’s Guitar Shop Main Stage (15th St.)
Noon-1 pm – Lay’s Customer & Employee Open Mic Jam
1-2 p.m. – Bedell Guitar Workshop
2-3 p.m. – Wes McCraw and Jim Ballard
3-4 p.m. – Nik Killa Band
5:30-6 p.m. – Virgil Lay Way street dedication w/Mayor Dan Horrigan
6:45-7:30 p.m. – The Buffalo Ryders
8-9 p.m. – Big Pop
Electric Company Stage (McCutchan Courtyard):
6-6:45 p.m. – Drive by Blessing of the Moms
7-7:30 p.m. – Robert Keith
First Glance Stage (Live Music Now Courtyard):
6-6:45 p.m. – King Locust
7:30-8 p.m. – FG Hip Hop Night
The Rialto Living Room:
5-7 p.m. – Akorn Jammers Open Mic
Kenmore First Friday Nightcap @ The Rialto Theatre:
Kenmore Blvd., Akron, OH