LEWISTON – The Hennepin Park Gazebo on Center and Fourth streets in the Village of Lewiston will be the site for a number of free concerts featuring something for everyone throughout July and August.
• Wednesday the Lewiston Jazz Project, featuring the New Upstate Express with director Ron Corsaro, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue through Aug. 14 with weekly concerts featuring classic jazz, swing and modern jazz, accompanied by guest artists.
• At the annual “Summer of ’69” concert event at 6 p.m. Friday, concertgoers at Hennepin Park can get groovy with some of Lewiston’s favorite rock bands from the sixties, including the Loved Ones, County Orphanage and the Invaders. Grammy winner Gary Baker will also be in the park to perform at the free public concert.
• Blue Mondays, an eagerly awaited series and the winner of the prestigious Muddy Award, began as a single concert 19 years ago. It has grown to a series of six concerts, which begins July 15 and attracts blues lovers from all over Western New York and Canada. The concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the Hennepin Park Gazebo and are free and open to the public.
Upcoming Blue Mondays feature:
July 15 – Steve Burnside and the Original Marquis.
July 22 – Ron LoCurto and the Reinhardts.
July 29 – Doug Yeomans with the Three Kings.
August 5 – Pappy John’s Blues Band.
August 12 – Big Sauce Trio.
August 19 – Dive House Union.