Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues Live at the Liberty Civic Auditorium

LIBERTY — On Friday, October 28, 2016 legendary Blues artist and native South Carolinian, Mac Arnold will bring the Chicago blues to the Liberty Civic Auditorium. Joined by Austin Brashier, Scotty Hawkins and Max Hightower, Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues will electrify the stage in what’s sure to be a riveting blues performance. Tickets available at

Attendees will have the opportunity to get the full Mac Arnold Experience with an exclusive VIP meet and greet with Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues prior to the concert. From 6-7pm, a limited 150 ticketed guests ($50 each) will be treated to drinks and appetizers prepared from local ingredients and seasoned with a southern flare. They can have their picture taken with the band and enjoy the colorful stories that only Mac Arnold can share before heading to their reserved priority seat to enjoy the concert.

At 7:30pm Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues will take the stage of the Liberty Civic Auditorium. A world-class entertainment venue, the 600 seat venue provides an intimate setting for concerts and every seat is considered the “best seat in the house.” General Admission is $25 and seating is on a first come first serve basis.

untitled-1Mac Arnold’s musical journey began in the 1950s when he and his brother Leroy fashioned a guitar from a steel gas can, wood, nails, and screen wire. He has performed with world renowned artists throughout his career including: James Brown, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, The Temptations and John Lee Hooker.

Mac was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Music from the University of South Carolina in 2014 and was nominated for Best Traditional Blues Male Artist in 2012, Best DVD in 2011 and Best Historical Album in 2010 by the Blues Music Awards.

In addition to his passion for music, Mac Arnold also has a passion for farming. One of thirteen children, he was raised on a sharecropper’s farm in Ware Place, SC. Upon retiring from show business, he returned to his roots to be an organic farmer in Pelzer, SC. He currently serves up a mess of good food and music at his restaurant and music venue, Dr. Mac Arnold’s Plate Full O’ Blues, located in Greenville, SC.

“Meals on Wheels has a proven recipe for caring for our senior neighbors. We are a trusted community partner and our long-term success is because of the outstanding support we get from the local community,” says Meta Bowers, Executive Director. “Fundraising events are crucial to meeting our annual budget and ensure we can meet our commitment to those we serve. We are looking forward to an awesome concert event with Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues.”

According to Bowers, this signature concert event will ensure that the seniors who took care of us are not forgotten, hungry or alone. All proceeds from the event will help provide services that help hundreds of seniors each year maintain their nutritional health, independence and quality of life.

Learn more about the ways you can get involved with Meals on Wheels by visiting, calling Marsha Robertson at 864-712-0289 or emailing to