FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
JUNE 29, 2009
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR JESSICA PIKE
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 3275
This summer, Cleveland Metroparks has a variety of free music
programs and outdoor concerts for everyone's listening pleasure,
Acoustic Players Circle: Pete Seeger Songs
Saturday, July 24 � 1 - 3 p.m.
CanalWayCenter � Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
All players and all levels welcome. Listeners, too! Calling all
strummers, pickers, grinners, and pluckers! Bring instrument(s) and
favorite Pete Seeger songs to CanalWayCenter's State Boat Landing
Room and join the circle. CanalWayCenter is located on Whittlesey
Way, off the East 49th Street entrance of Ohio & Erie Canal
Reservation, between Grant Avenue and Canal Road in
CuyahogaHeights. For more information, call 216-206-1000.
Concert In The Park
Tuesday, July 27 � 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Forest Picnic Area � North Chagrin Reservation
Enjoy the music of the Hillcrest Concert Band and the
University Heights Concert Band with Director Dr. Harvey Sisler.
The free concert is accessible to all. Picnic tables are available,
but feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets, too. Forest Picnic
Area is located off Buttermilk Falls Parkway, off the Sunset Lane
entrance of North Chagrin Reservation, off SOM Center Road/Route 91
in MayfieldVillage. For more information,
The music doesn't stop there! Make sure to check out and enjoy all
the free concerts Cleveland Metroparks offers this summer:
"Look About Lodge Concert Series" is on Sunday evenings,
July 11 through August 15, at 6 p.m. at Look About Lodge in South
Chagrin Reservation in Bentleyville.
The free "Look About Lodge Concerts" are:
July 11: Hey Mavis - modern olde-time
July 18: The Kingbees - classic rock, jazz and blues
July 25: Umojah Nation - reggae
August 1: Foster Brown & Friends - kids concert
August 8: Frankie Starr Band - blues, rock and jazz
August 15: No Money Down - blues, rock & roll, reggae, and
Look About Lodge is located at 37374 Miles Rd. in South Chagrin
Reservation, between SOM Center Road/Route 91 and Chagrin River
Road in Bentleyville.
For more information on Look About Lodge Concerts, call
440-247-7075 or visit clevelandmetroparks.com.
More music can be heard at "The Brookside
Lawnchair Concerts" on Friday, July 23 and Friday,
August 27 at
8 p.m. at BrooksideValley Event Site in Brookside
The free concerts feature local bands that are not strangers to
the Cleveland music scene. Bring blankets and lawnchairs and plan
to settle in for the great sounds of:
Blue Lunch (big blues) on Friday, July 23
The Erie Heights Brass Ensemble (variety) on Friday,
Cleveland Metroparks will also be groovin' at the free
"BrookStock - A Celebration of Music & Nature"
event on Saturday, July 17 from 2 to 8:30 p.m. at the Brookside
Valley Event Site in Brookside Reservation in
"BrookStock" features four great local bands filling the
air with bluegrass, jazz, Americana, Cajun/New Orleans style, and
The Featured Bands on the "BrookStock" Stage are:
2 p.m. Silver
String Band - bluegrass & jazz
3:30 p.m. Hey Mavis - Americana
5 p.m. Mo'MoJo -
Cajun & New Orleans style
6:30 p.m. Carlos Jones & the
P.L.U.S. Band - reggae
Brookside Valley Event Site is located off John Nagy Blvd., off the
Ridge Rd. entrance of Brookside Reservation in Cleveland - north of
the I-480/Ridge Rd. exit.
For more information on Brookside Lawnchair Concerts and the
BrookStock event, call 216-206-1000 or visit
Enjoy lots of free music with family and friends this summer in
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally.