Bevan, who describes himself as “just an old hippie with a guitar and notebook,” has been performing and recording for more than forty-five years, his music ranging from folk and folk rock to pop. His music for radio and television has won multiple awards, including an Emmy for his score of “The American Promise: The Rustbelt Blues” for WKYC. He has also contributed to documentary film scores. His latest recording release, “Boomer,” is drawing both local and national attention.
Concerts on the Lawn are held on the arts center grounds outside Straw Hat Theatre. Attendees should bring a lawn chair or blanket, and are invited to pack a picnic dinner. The Straw Hat concessions stand will also be open. Admission is free, and all concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. The 2016 Concerts on the Lawn series is sponsored by Nassief Auto Group Inc.