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2017 Lewes Summer Concert Series

05/08/2017

CITY OF LEWES
2017 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
 
The City of Lewes is happy to bring a fun and energetic line up for the summer concert series in Stango Park for 2017. Every Tuesday evening from June 13 to August 29, there will be a free concert starting at 7:00 p.m. on the open air stage in Stango Park next to the Lewes library. 
 
The first concert of the series is the Miss Delaware contestant showcase.  This is a new partnership between the City and the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization to help promote the Miss Delaware completion event at Cape Henlopen high school on June 16th.  The showcase will include dancing, singing and other wonderful performances. 
 
The 19th annual Lewes Chautauqua event is the week of June 18th and the theme is “Service, Suffrage & Swing –WWI Era in DE”. The city is taking part by featuring WWI era music by the Delmarva Big Band on June 20th during the concert series.
 
The 2017 summer concert series lineup includes more favorites and new bands that cover a range of musical styles and genres including;
 
            June 13           Miss Delaware Organization – Contestant Showcase
            June 20           Delmarva Big Band
            June 27           The Christopher Dean Band
            *July 3             The Coteries (Monday July 3)
            July 11             Copper Sky
            July 18             The British Invasion Experience
            July 25             Vinyl Shockley
            August 1         Matt Lafferty & The Pros from Dover
            August 8         Milford Community Band     
            August 15       U.S. Navy Sea Chanters
            August 22       Conley & Watson
            August 29       U.S. Air Force Blue Aces
 
Concerts are free and provide a family friendly event with diverse music options. All are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, snacks, and their dancing shoes.  In case of inclement weather concerts will be moved to Cape Henlopen high school.  Information about concert schedule and bands can be found on the Lewes parks and recreation website, Lewes parks and recreation Facebook page, or by picking up a concert brochure at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. 
 
This marks the fourteenth year (14th) of the Lewes summer concert series, which is managed and coordinated by volunteers and the Lewes Parks & Recreation commission.  The concerts are supported by the City of Lewes, a grant from WSFS bank, and a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.


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