Lewiston Council on the Arts celebrating 18 years of gazebo concertsby jmaloni
The Lewiston Council on the Arts once again presents hosts of free music with "Blue Mondays," "Summer of '69" and "Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall."
All concerts are free and open to the public.
"Summer of '69"
Friday, July 13; 6 p.m.; at the Hennepin Park Gazebo
(Center and South Fourth streets)
Tune in, turn on and reunite at the region's grooviest summer happening of the year! "Summer of '69" features some of Lewiston's favorite rock bands from the '60s, including the Loved Ones, County Orphanage and the Invaders. Grammy winner Gary Baker is coming, too.
Weekly; 7 p.m., at the Hennepin Park Gazebo (Center and South Fourth streets)
This event is home to some of the best blues in Western New York. A past recipient of the prestigious Muddy Award, this series started out as a single Monday concert 17 years ago. Now, it's a series of seven concerts featuring the very best regional blues, and it attracts a faithful following of blues lovers from all over Western New York and Canada.
- July 16................. Steve Burnside & the Original Marquis
- July 23................. Win, Lose or Draw
- July 30................. Willie Haddath Band
- Aug. 6............... Pale Face
- Aug. 13............. Joseph Michael Mahfoud & the Stevie Project
- Aug. 20............. Blues Hounds
"Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall"
- Aug. 27............ Caitlin & the Jamie Moses Band
The Jamie Moses Band has won numerous awards over the years and has opened for several national acts, including Tears For Fears, The B-52s, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Spin Doctors and Gov't Mule.
Lead singer Caitlin Koch was a finalist on the first season of Simon Cowell's "The X Factor." The band is currently recording a full-length album and working with Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls in his recording studio in Buffalo.