Thurman NY hosts FREE Monday Night Concerts in the Park at 7:00 p.m.
Bring a chair and a friend.
Free Concerts in the park every Monday in July and August
Monday, July 4th ~ Smokey Greene in Concert followed by FIREWORKS. Regional favorite Smokey Greene will kick off Thurman's weekly Concerts in the Park. He'll leave you wanting more, so take home the "friendly voice of Smokey Greene" on CD. http://www.smokeygreene.com/
Monday, July 11th ~ Vintage Country in Concert - Enjoy classic country music, a few tunes of the 50's & 60's and maybe even a round or square dances. Influenced by the likes of Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Tanya Tucker and the Bellamy Brothers, this group aims to please. Meet Debbie and Wil Pixley, Ken Darling and Bub Sherman. Visit them on Facebook.
Monday, July 18th ~ The Bluebillies in Concert performing country, bluegrass, rockabilly with close harmonies of Mel and Mark Guarino with John Kribs, Doug Moody and Dale Haskell. This group offers vocals styled after the old-time "brother acts" like the Everly Brothers, Louvin Brothers and Blue Sky Boys. Don't miss it.
Monday, July 25th ~ Warren County Ramblers in Concert Hod Ovitt and company render bluegrass with the traditional flavor you grew up with.
Monday, August 1st ~ The Lustre Kings in Concert Get ready to jitterbug and lindy to this group's old time rock & roll, 50s classics. This powerhouse combo from Albany has wowed crowds at Manhattan's Rodeo Bar, Seattle's Tractor Tavern, and all points in between, and they've done it with uncommon fervor, commitment and flair. Ask about CDs. www. www.lustrekings.com
Monday, August 8th ~ Charles Cornell Quartet in Concert Are you ready for some jazz?----Come and enjoy a mixture of jazz standards and original tunes with a flavor of funk, fusion, Latin and swing. Performed by very talented musicians and directed and inspired by a future Jazz Great Charles Cornell. Now is the time for "Jazz for Everyone".
Monday, August 15th ~ The Sky Blue Boys in Concert Banjo Dan and Willy (mandolin) Lindner play Old Time Music, a large repertoire of wonderful old ballads, parlor songs, heart songs and sacred numbers. Ask about CDs. http://www.skyblueboys.com/
Monday, August 22nd ~ The Nancy Walker Trio in Concert Nancy Walker, Larry Klyman and Sam Zucchini perform We perform a mixed bag of songs—Nancy's originals, standards and "chestnuts". Reviewers rave about Nancy's pealing alto folk sound. Ask about their new CD, "True Colors," a collection of songs about people and places in Greenfield Center. www.nancywalker.net
Monday, August 29th ~ Stony Creek Band in Concert Don't miss this top-notch roots band. Playing country blues, rock, folk and bluegrass, the Stony Creek Band features Hank Soto and John Strong (guitars), Dave Maswick on bass, Mike Lomaestro on drums, and Fred Lantz on mandolin, playing a high-energy mixture of both original and traditional tunes.. Ask about CDs.www.stonycreekband.com
© Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) available online or bookstores/museums. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four book series and app of Adirondack Family Activities.