Martinsville, Virginia


Historical Society to Sponsor Welcome to Summer with Forrest Taylor as part of Sounds on the Square

By: John Phillips, President, Board of Directors Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society

May 31, 2023

Entertainment, Music

The Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society will sponsor “Welcome to Summer with Forrest Taylor” as part of Sounds on the Square on Friday, June 2, 2023, at 7:00 P.M., on the Plaza of the Historic Henry County Courthouse.

Admission is free, and complimentary popcorn will be available. Forrest Taylor will play a wide variety of genres from country, rock, and pop with a focus on the 1990s. Beginning at 5:30 P.M., Scuffle Hill Brewing Company will serve craft beers, and Hugo’s Restaurant & Sports Bar will serve food. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Invite your friends and family for an evening of fun and entertainment.

“Sounds on the Square” is sponsored by the Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society and its partners – Carter Bank & Trust, Children’s First Pediatrics, Hooker Furnishings, The Lester Group, and Sarver Cleaning Services. The remaining Sounds on the Square season includes: July 7 – “Red, White, & Brew” with the Elena Flores Duo; August 4 – “Courthouse Karaoke” with BJ’s Karaoke; September 1 – “Courthouse Crawling” with Sue Ann Ehmann; and October 6 – “Harvest Moon Ball” with the Tate Tuck Trio.

John Phillips, Historical Society President, stated, “The weather forecast looks much better than this past weekend. Sounds on the Square can serve as a re-do for the start to summer. Forrest Taylor is a phenomenal artist and the perfect performer to help us to welcome summer together in a casual, relaxing setting. Join us in Uptown Martinsville to enjoy Sounds on the Square!”