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Band Music Is Everywhere This Summer

14 Jun , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse
North central Ohio music lovers, this is the summer for you!

The American Federation of Musicians, Local 159 has announced its “Music in the Parks” series for June, July, and August. These events will take place in Mansfield, Shelby, Crestline, Bellville, Ashland, and Loudonville.

These free concerts are provided by AFM 159 and through the support of local sponsors.

Concerts include:

SOUTH PARK – MANSFIELD

  • Friday, June 11; 7pm – Ribticklers Band – Ralph Thauvette, leader
  • Friday, June 18; 7pm – AFM 159 Concert Band – Steve Taylor, conductor
  • Friday, June 25; 7pm – AFM 159 Big Jazz Band – Paul Martin, leader
  • Friday, July 9; 7pm – Suburban Brass – Ken Holzworth, leader
  • Friday, July 16; 7pm – Stardust Band – Paul Martin, leader
  • Friday, July 23; 7pm – Percy Hall Band – John Hall, leader
  • Friday, July 30; 7pm – David Berry Band – David Berry, leader
  • Friday, Aug 6; 7pm – Steve Brown & Friends – Steve Brown, leader

BLACK FORK COMMONS AMPHITHEATER – SHELBY

  • Wednesday, June 23; 7pm – AFM 159 Concert Band – Steve Taylor, conductor
  • Wednesday, June 30; 7pm – AFM 159 Big Jazz Band – Paul Martin, leader
  • Wednesday, July 7; 7pm – Suburban Brass – Ken Holzworth, leader
  • Wednesday, July 14; 7pm – Stardust Band – Paul Martin, leader
  • Wednesday, July 21; 7pm – Abstractions – McCray Martin, leader
  • Wednesday, July 28; 7pm – David Berry Band – David Berry, leader
  • Wednesday, Aug 4; 7pm – Steve Brown & Friends – Steve Brown, leader
  • Wednesday, Aug 18; 7pm – Ribticklers Band – Ralph Thauvette, leader

CENTRAL PARK GAZEBO – CRESTLINE

  • Thursday, June 24; 7pm – AFM 159 Big Jazz Band – Paul Martin, leader
  • Thursday, July 1 ; 7pm – AFM 159 Concert Band – Steve Taylor, conductor
  • Thursday, July 8; 7pm – Ribticklers Band – Ralph Thauvette, leader

CENTRAL PARK – BELLVILLE

  • Thursday, June 17; 7pm – AFM 159 Big Jazz Band – Paul Martin, leader
  • Thursday, Aug 19; 7pm – Steve Brown

BROOKSIDE PARK MYERS BANDSHELL – ASHLAND

  • Sunday, June 20; 8pm – AFM 159 Concert Band – Steve Taylor, conductor

CENTRAL PARK – LOUDONVILLE

  • Thursday, July 1; 7pm – Steve Brown & Friends – Steve Brown, leader
  • Thursday, Aug 5 ; 7pm – Ribticklers Band – Ralph Thauvette, leader
  • Thursday, Aug 19; 7pm – David Berry Band – David Berry, leader

An independent music series is also taking place this summer at the Gill House in Galion featuring the Shawshank Big Band. Performances will take place in July and August; more information will be available here.

Sources: AFM Local 159, Preserving Galion Inc.

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