By 1812Blockhouse

Since 1896, the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) has been synonymous with professionally performed music in all styles and for all occasions. The members of AFM Local 159 have proudly upheld this tradition in Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, and the surrounding areas since 1901. This summer, AFM Local 159 continues its legacy with the 2024 Summer Concert Series, featuring free live music in local parks. Concerts begin at 7:00 PM, offering an enjoyable evening for the community.

June Concert Highlights

June kicks off with a diverse lineup of performances across various locations:

  • June 6: Steve Brown & Friends, Crestline
  • June 13: AFM 159 Concert Band, Bellville
  • June 14: AFM 159 Concert Band, Mansfield
  • June 19: AFM 159 Concert Band, Shelby
  • June 20: AFM 159 Concert Band, Crestline
  • June 21: AFM 159 Concert Band, Galion
  • June 21: Jeff Boyd Band, Mansfield
  • June 26: David Berry Band, Shelby
  • June 28: Steve Brown & Friends, Mansfield

July Concert Lineup

July continues the musical celebration with performances from various bands:

  • July 3: Steve Brown & Friends, Shelby
  • July 5: Suburban Brass, Mansfield
  • July 10: AFM 159 Big Jazz Band, Shelby
  • July 11: AFM 159 Big Jazz Band, Crestline
  • July 12: AFM 159 Big Jazz Band, Mansfield
  • July 17: Redemption Dixieland, Shelby
  • July 19: Stardust Band, Mansfield
  • July 24: Stardust Band, Shelby
  • July 25: Redemption Dixieland, Crestline
  • July 26: Redemption Dixieland, Mansfield
  • July 31: Abstractions, Shelby

August Concert Series

August brings more vibrant performances to close out the summer series:

  • August 2: Abstractions, Mansfield
  • August 7: Suburban Brass, Shelby
  • August 8: Suburban Brass, Crestline
  • August 9: Percy Hall Band, Mansfield
  • August 16: David Berry Band, Mansfield
  • August 29: David Berry Band, Crestline

Bringing the Community Together

The AFM Local 159 Summer Concert Series is an excellent opportunity for families and friends to gather and enjoy live music in the beautiful parks of our community. Each performance promises a delightful experience, showcasing the talent and dedication of our local musicians.

For more information and updates on the concert series, visit AFM Local 159’s official website.

This summer, let the music fill the parks and bring joy to our community. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable season of free concerts! 🎶

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