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City Officials Exploring Adding Entertainment at Canal Place

May 30th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

City officials are exploring adding more entertainment in the future- with a focus on the festival grounds at Canal Place. It is a discussion that began picking up steam last summer following the highly successful free Del McCoury Band show at Canal Place. That event drew a large crowd that saw the overflow spreading out and exploring other parts of downtown Cumberland.  Mayor Ray Morriss said that even if a particular  show fails to generate a profit- there are spinoff benefits that result with more people shopping and dining downtown…