Hamden Arts Commission’s 2012 Free Summer Concert Series
Fridays, 7:30 pm, Town Center Park at Meadowbrook, 2761 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden.
(203) 287-2546; www.hamdenartscommission.org; firstname.lastname@example.org
Food available on site.
U. S. Coast Guard Masters of Swing
swing band will perform at Hamden's Independence Day fireworks
display, sponsored by Hamden's Volunteer Firefighters. If bad
weather forces postponement of the fireworks to June 30, the concert
will still be held on June 29 at Hamden High School auditorium.
Doo Wop Show (Duprees,
Belmonts, Shirley Alston Reeves, formerly of the Shirelles)
some of Doo Wop’s favorites:
Teenager in Love,” “Where or When,” “Tell Me Why”
"My Own True Love," "You Belong to Me," "Have
You Heard," "Why Don’t You Believe in Me,"
You Love Me Tomorrow,” “Tonight's the Night,” ”Dedicated to
the One I Love,” “I Met Him on a Sunday”
legendary performing group, often featured in such Connecticut venues
as Toad's Place, are still touring nationally. Co-founder Terry
Adams, the “untamed genius of the keyboards,” remains the
driving force. Who could forget their signature song, “Ridin' in
Southside Johnny & Asbury Jukes
Johnny has long been considered the grandfather of the “New Jersey
sound.” In fact, many of the band's songs were written by fellow
New Jersey native, Bruce Springsteen. The concert will feature such
hits as “I Don't Want to Go Home,” “Hearts of Stone,” The
Fever,” and “Talk to Me.”
Chuck Negron, formerly
of Three Dog Night
of Three Dog Night, Chuck and his band perform all of the hits that
made Three Dog Night famous, including the classics that feature his
lead vocals: “Joy to the World,” “Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog,”
“Easy To Be Hard,” “Old Fashioned Love Song,” “Eli's
Comin',” and “One (Is the Loneliest Number).”
the event of inclement weather, concerts may move to Hamden High
School, if circumstances allow. For weather information,
listen to AM 1220 WQUN or WEBE 108 (107.9 FM) or contact the Arts
Commission at (203) 287-2546 or
email@example.com; or visit www.hamdenartscommission.org.