First Arena to host first Alive After Five of 2024

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — The First Arena will be hosting the first Alive After Five event of the season this Friday.

Alive After Five is scheduled to take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 22, at the Arena. Admission to this live music event is free, but those who want to drink alcohol will need to pay a $5 cover charge for a bracelet. Concessions will be open for people to purchase food and beverages.

Taste of Downtown returns to Elmira next week

Hair Nation will be performing on Friday night, and Claudia Hoyser will be opening for the 80’s hair rock tribute band.

Alive After Five is typically held as a street music festival at various locations across Elmira every other Friday during late spring and summer. According to Downtown Elmira Development, Alive After Five will be held on May 17, May 31, June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26, Aug. 9, and Aug. 23 this year. Locations and bands will be announced at a later date.

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