Summer Bandshell Concert Series To Feature Municipal Band

The Jamestown Summer Bandshell Concert series will feature a concert by the Jamestown Municipal Band, sponsored by the Scandinavian Studies Program, at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The concert, as directed by Rick Lundquist, will feature Swedish music and dancers. The Allen Park Women’s Club also will be selling korv burgers and other refreshments as part of the concert event. The free concert series is held at the Goranson Bandshell in Allen Park.

The Jamestown Municipal Band has performed in Allen Park since the 1950s, with musical events being held annually since the construction of the bandshell in 1966.

In addition to funding provided annually by the city of Jamestown, concerts are made available free to the public through the following sponsors: Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County Projects Pool Grant Program, Allen Park Women’s Club, Local 134, American Federation of Musicians, Scandinavian Studies Program, GP Creative Services, Wegmans, Lind Funeral Home, Carlson Construction, Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo; Salon 1, and Raffa & Associates.

All concerts are free to the public and everyone is urged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets or park their vehicles close by and listen to the music from their car.