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Kinston Summerfest! TrainWreck

  • Pearson Park 210 W Gordon St Kinston, NC 28501 (map)

This concert’s sponsorship is open - grab it while you can! FIREWORKS AT END OF CONCERT!!!

TrainWreck is a hot party band from Greenville, NC. Voted (two times) ‘Best Band’ by Greenville’s Mixer Magazine. TrainWreck is a musically diverse group, playing Funk, Soul, and Rock & Roll, TrainWreck has it all. TrainWreck is a six-piece band featuring strong vocals and a riveting horn section. Be sure to stay for the awesome July 4th fireworks display immediately following the concert!


Since 2004, Pride of Kinston has held a summer concert series that has entertained thousands in beautiful Pearson Park. When the new executive director, Leon Steele, assumed his new role, this concert series, Sand in the Streets, was rebranded to Kinston Summerfest. 

Kinston, NC Summerfest continues to showcase a diverse selection of the finest talents from North Carolina. Get ready for beach, boogie and blues!

Summerfest brings people downtown

Kinston Summerfest is Eastern North Carolina’s hippest free outdoor music festival! This concert series is part of Pride of Kinston’s economic package to revitalize our historic downtown. Kinston Summerfest attracts thousands of people from Eastern North Carolina to shop and dine in our walk-friendly historic commercial district.

Pearson Park, the site of Kinston Summerfest, is a block away from nationally-recognized restaurants, bars, shops, and boutique hotels. Kinston Summerfest is great for people to relax and socialize in the evening. Bring the kids to enjoy the new Pearson Park playground!