Music at Midday

Music at Midday returns to Centennial Plaza this fall beginning Thursday, Sept. 6, and continuing each Thursday through Sept. 27. Sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and Wake Forest ARTS, Music at Midday features diverse one-hour musical programs from noon to 1 p.m.

Picture this: It's lunchtime Thursday and you're about to reheat last night's leftover spaghetti for lunch at your desk. Don't you wish you had a better alternative? Well now you do! Wake Forest's Music at Midday is your chance to try something new and refreshing!

Music at Midday offers you the opportunity to break away from the grind, go outside, and treat yourself to a free music concert. 

These concerts are free and open to the public. Picnics are not only welcome - they're encouraged!


Concert Schedule 

  • Sept. 6
    Pat Tyler - Soft Rock, Folk & Country  favorites from 70s & 80s, guitar and vocals

  • Sept. 13
    Freddy Greene Trio - Jazz, Funk originals & classics, instrumentals on saxophone, drums, keyboard

  • Sept. 20
    Jessica Lang - Folk music, originals, guitar & vocals

  • Sept. 27 - Canceled due to threat of inclement weather
    Into the Fog - Bluegrass Trio, originals, vocals with banjo, guitar, mandolin & dobro


Dessert Trucks
A dessert truck serving sweet treats will be onsite during each concert.

Thursday’s Music at Midday canceled

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Thursday, Sept. 27, edition of Music at Midday has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and ARTS Wake Forest, the free music series will resume in May 2019.

For more information, contact Special Events Recreation Specialist Suja Jacob at 919-556-7063 or sjacob@wakeforestnc.gov.