We’re excited to announce that our Concerts on the Lawn series is back this summer! Concerts on the Lawn are free events, open to the public. Bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket and relax on the lawn outside Straw Hat Theatre. Concessions will be available; outside refreshments are welcome. All concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
Concerts on the Lawn is sponsored by
Wednesday, July 18: Broadway Night
The stage belongs to the ladies in this journey through Broadway, as Emily Baker, Hannah Sowry, and Caitlyn Dubeansky perform hits from shows including Wicked, The Sound of Music, and Waitress. At the end of the day, it’s just three talented women belting Broadway.
Wednesday, July 25: Dennis Ford
Ford has been playing in bands since age 12. He has been with Soul Expressions, Good Question, and Quiana. He has performed with top entertainers including Tommy James and the Shondells, Chubby Checker, and more. He has written and recorded four patriotic songs, three of which have been published by Hilltop Records. He plays many local venues and has become an audience favorite.
Wednesday, August 8: Hampshire Moon
“We are a 4-piece group: CC up front with her fabulous vocals, Pete on drums, Jerry on guitar and Brian on bass. We love what we do and it shows in our music. We work hard to keep it fresh and promise it will always be fun – come on out and see for yourself!”
Wednesday, August 15: Darren Frate Group
Darren Frate Group is an instrumental band based in Cleveland. Sax player Dave Kasper, drummer Dave Black, and bass player Darren Frate perform original compositions, drawing influences from bands like The Weather Report and The Jeff Coffin Mutet. Their music includes jazz, world music, R&B, and reggae.