News Release: 2017 MUSEP Concert Series Begins June 4

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CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Jennifer Hance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-2549

2017 MUSEP Concert Series Begins June 4

GREENSBORO, NC (May 17, 2017) – The Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP) Concert Series begins its 38th season by featuring the Wally West Little Big Band at 6 pm, June 4 at Blandwood Mansion, 447 W. Washington St. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

MUSEP concerts featuring local artists will be held every Sunday from June to the end of August at parks throughout the city. This year MUSEP welcomes back familiar faces and new performers to the line-up. Bring a picnic, family, friends, and your four-legged friend (on a leash). Sit back, relax, and enjoy a “Sunday evening in the park.” Please remember alcohol and charcoal grills are not permitted in City of Greensboro parks.

2017 MUSEP Schedule

n June 4: Wally West Little Big Band (jazz) will play two, 45-minute sets.
6 pm, Blandwood Mansion, 447 W. Washington St.

n June 11: Greensboro Big Band (swing, jazz) will play two, 45-minute sets.
6 pm , Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Front Lawn

n June 18: Philharmonia of Greensboro (classical, pops)
6:30 pm, Barber Park, 1500 Dans Rd.

n June 25: Banna (Irish) and Martha Bassett Band (Americana, folk)
6 pm, Hester Park, 3906 Betula Rd.

n July 4: Fireworks Patriot Concert with the Greensboro Concert Band (classical, pops)
7:30 pm, First National Bank Field, 408 Bellemeade St.

n July 9: The Draves (blues, roots, rock) and Soul Central with Jaybird (blues, R&B, jazz, soul)
6 pm, Gateway Gardens, 2924 E. Gate City Blvd.

n July 16: Eastern Music Festival Young Artist Wind Ensemble (classical, pops)
6:30 pm, LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St.

n July 23: Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra (jazz) will play two, 45-minute sets. This event is in conjunction with the Eastern Music Festival
6 pm, Founder’s Lawn, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave.

n July 30: Sweet Dreams (Blues, R&B, jazz, soul) and Rob Massengale Band (variety, rock and roll).
6 pm, Gillespie Golf Course, 306 E. Florida St.
This event is in conjunction with Parks & Rec Fest from 4-6 pm.

n August 6: Zinc Kings (Piedmont old time music) and Wonderwall (Beatles cover band)
6 pm, Latham Park, W. Wendover Ave. at Latham d. & Cridland Rd.

n August 13: Greensboro Concert Band (classical, pops)
6:30 pm, Lindley Park, Starmount Drive at W. Market Street and Wendover Avenue

n August 20: Warren, Bodle and Allen (folk) and The Radials (Americana, country)
6 pm, Country Park Shelter 7, Park in Jaycee Park Parking Lot

n August 27: Benjy Johnson and Tres Diablos (blues, rock) and doby (folk)
6 pm, LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St.
For the latest concert information, including rain delays, follow MUSEP on Facebook.

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Amanda Lehmert, Communications Specialist
Communications and Marketing
City of Greensboro
Phone: 336-373-7786
PO Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136
www.greensboro-nc.gov
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