JAMESTOWN – The City Summer Bandshell Concert series will feature the Jamestown Municipal Band as directed by Rick Lundquist at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 21. The free concert series is held at the Goranson Bandshell in Allen Park.
This week’s concert theme is “Music for a Summer Night.” The concert will feature a special ceremony unveiling a historical marker for Allen Park by the city historian B. Delores Thompson and Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi.
Additional concerts will be held at 7 p.m. as follows:
- Wednesday, June 28 – Jamestown Municipal Band
- Wednesday, July 5 – Jamestown Municipal Band
- Wednesday, July 12 – Jamestown Municipal Band
- Wednesday, July 19 – Jamestown Municipal Band
- Wednesday, July 26 – Jamestown Municipal Band
The Jamestown Municipal Band has performed in Allen Park since the 1950s, with musical events being held annually since the construction of the bandshell in 1966.
In addition to funding provided annually by the City of Jamestown, these concerts are made available free to the public through the support of the following: AJ’s Texas Hots, Allen Park Women’s Club, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo; Lind Funeral Home, Local 134, American Federation of Musicians; Scandinavian Studies Program, Salon 1, The Resource Center, The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County Projects Pool Grant Program, and WCA Hospital.
As in previous years, members of the Allen Park Women’s Club will continue in their tradition of providing coffee, fudge and other baked goods during all of the concerts.
All concerts are free to the public. Everyone is urged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets or park their vehicles close by to listen to the music from the comfort of their car.