Main Street Live Returns to Downtown Bradenton!

Main Street Live is back (and better than ever) with local food trucks, vendors, family-friendly activities, and more!

Who doesn’t love a good block party? Formerly known as “Get Down Downtown,” Main Street Live, presented by Independent Jones, is finally returning to downtown Bradenton! They’ve partnered with the City of Bradenton Community Redevelopment Agency to support and showcase the best of Bradenton. 

According to CEO & President of Independent Jones, Morgan Bettes Angell, “While supporting local vendors, guests can enjoy music, food, and art from the community… and we hope to see everyone there to reconnect with family and neighbors to dance the night away!”

Raising the Bar for Local Live Music

The heartbeat of Main Street Live will be their concert series featuring regional and local acts. City of Bradenton CRA Executive Director Katerina Gerakios-Siren, said, “We look forward to Main Street Live becoming one of the premier outdoor concert series of our city and supporting our local businesses.”

Live music will be played on the main stage located on Old Main Street from 6 to 9 p.m. Local entertainers can contact for more information about performing.

Event Dates and Info

Just like before, the event will be held on Old Main Street between Manatee Avenue and Third Avenue West.

Mark your calendar for these dates! Each event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m (except for New Year’s Eve):

  • Saturday, October 29, 2022
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022
  • Saturday, December 31, 2022 (this special NYE event goes until midnight)
  • Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Saturday, April 22, 2023

Local Business Showcase

Main Street Live plans to have unique themes for the holidays and activities for the entire family. In addition, there will be a vendor market, a nonprofit showcase, regional food trucks, and commercial booths for local businesses. Angell also mentioned plans to further the development and increase community collaboration.

Independent Jones is still open to adding vendors and businesses to upcoming Main Street Live events. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, contact Kirsten at Local businesses wanting to advertise at the event should contact Morgan at

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To learn more about Main Street Live and Independent Jones, follow them on Facebook and Instagram

We’re so excited to see all of our fellow Bradenton residents and visitors returning to downtown once again!

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4 thoughts on “Main Street Live Returns to Downtown Bradenton!

  • Almeda Sheffield 2 years ago

    Can’t wait. I will certainly attend. Have been waiting for things to do. Thank you

  • Paula Knudsen 12 months ago

    Omg..would love to be a vendor..

  • Paula 12 months ago

    How much and to whom?

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