Sunday, August 02, 2009

Music in Nichols Park

L.V. Banks and His Swinging Blues Band kicked off the umpteenth season of the annual Nichols Park Concert Series this afternoon.

L.V. Banks

There's a lot more music to come this summer. The concerts take place Sundays from 4:00 - 6:00 PM at the north fountain in Nichols Park, just south of 53rd Street between Kenwood and Kimbark. Just follow the sound. The schedule:

August 9 - Vance Kelly and the Backstreet Blues Band

August 16 - Walter Scott

August 23 - Super Percy

August 30 - Vance Kelly and the Backstreet Blues Band

September 6 - Curtis Black Quartet

September 13 - Akasha

September 20 - Julia Huff-Heath and the Company Band

September 27 - (to be announced)
Sponsored by the Nichols Park Advisory Council and a long list of local businesses to which we are grateful. George and Stephanie Franklin started the series years ago, and an able young chap named Ted, whose last name I didn't catch, appears now to have taken it onboard.