Sails Original Music Series is back every Friday in September. The Sails Original Music Series is an exciting music series of jazz, country, funk, salsa, bluegrass and more featuring all original music by amazing artists. Free live music in renovated Downtown Hickory, starting at 6:30 p.m. Join Lenoir-Rhyne University and the City of Hickory at a kick-off pep rally to Paint the Town Red on Sept 6 and listen to the musical stylings of Missy Raines. September 13, Sierra Ferrell will be playing, featuring Nate Leath. September 20 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues will be performing. September 27 get up and move with Moves. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy. The event is hosted by the City of Hickory and Bob Sinclair Music. Hickory’s well-crafted beer from Olde Hickory Brewery and wine from Silver Fork Winery and Shadow Line Vineyard will be available for sale during the concerts.