The Downtown Winder Live summer concert series kicks off Friday, July 3, as the Winder Downtown Business Association will host a concert from 7-10 p.m. at the Plaza at Jackson, the new pedestrian plaza along Jackson and Candler streets and Midland Avenue. 

Reckless Abandon will be performing. 

The concert is free to attend. Food and drink will be available for purchase from downtown restaurants, and you will be able to walk around the event area with your beverages purchased from the downtown restaurants.

"Bring a chair and your dancing shoes!" leaders state.

People are also encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing at the concert.

Starting at 7 a.m. Friday, street parking along East Candler and Jackson streets will be closed for the remainder of the day while the gazebo parking lot and and the city hall/police department parking lot will remain open. Starting at 5 p.m., barricades will be placed along East Candler and Jackson.

The business association will also host concerts on Fridays, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4. 

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