208 The Alley
Aiken SC, 29801
Live music performance throughout the festival day! #LOCALArt. Art the Alley will be held on May 4th in Downtown Aiken Art and music lovers will gather at The Alley in downtown Aiken on Saturday, May 4, from 10 am to 7 pm for Art the Alley. 5 bands performing, 25 artists exhibiting, a flash mob, a yarn bombing, a cooking demonstration and a ‘Legally Blonde’ skit,” said Kim Rising, co-owner of Art & Soul of Aiken, host for the event. The performing groups will be the Digital Vinyl band, Aiken Brass, the Bells Canto band, the South Boundary Singers and Bill Karp jazz vocalist. Artists will have for sale a variety of paintings, pottery, jewelry, candles and wood creations, according to Stacy O’Sullivan, co-owner of Art & Soul. The “Legally Blonde” skit will be performed by actors from the AECOM Theatre. The flash mob will be a surprise. A yarn bombing is street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fiber rather than paint or chalk. The cooking demonstration will be by Seeds Café. Food and beverage will be available at restaurants in The Alley and others close by in downtown Aiken. This is the first year for Art the Alley.