501 Life Magazine | Restless Heart set to perform at Get Downtown Festival Sept. 29
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Restless Heart set to perform at Get Downtown Festival Sept. 29

Festival organizer Main Street Searcy, stage sponsor First Security Bank and music sponsor White River Flooring are proud to present Nashville recording band Restless Heart as the Saturday night headline act for Get Down Downtown 2018 on Saturday, Sept. 29.

According to Main Street Searcy executive director Amy Burton, committee members and event volunteers are making preparations to welcome more than 25,000 visitors into the downtown area for the 11th annual event. It has become known for featuring live music, performances, merchandise vendors and concessions.

“Over the past decade, Get Down Downtown has welcomed nationally-known recording artists along with local musicians. We have such a wide range of festival attendees every year so we strive to bring a diverse mix of music genres so there truly is something for everyone during the event,” Burton said.

Nashville recording band Restless Heart will be the Saturday night headline act for Get Down Downtown 2018 on Saturday, Sept. 29, in Searcy.

The two-day festival kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. Activities resume at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, with music all day and vendor activities on the downtown streets. The Unity Health Kid Zone will be in Spring Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. where activities such as children’s stage performances, inflatables, carnival games, rides and face painting will be offered for kids of all ages.

Saturday evening will be a continuation of downtown activities – including performances on the First Security Bank Stage from Arkansas’s own Anna Brinker and Nashville’s newest sensations Melanie Meriney and Tony-Ray Thompson leading into Restless Heart’s 8 p.m. show.

Restless Heart is an award-winning country band that became an acclaimed recording and touring group with four Grammy nominations and seven CMA nominations.

John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg, Dave Innis and Larry Stewart, the men who make up Restless Heart, have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in country music history. Placing more than 25 singles on the charts, with six consecutive No. 1 hits, four of their albums have been certified gold by the RIAA. Audiences have sung along with their record-shattering string of hits, such as “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “Fast Movin’ Train” and “When She Cries.”
For more information about Get Down Downtown activities, call the Main Street Searcy office at 501.279.9007.