Tuesday, April 19, 2011

2011 Banks in Harmony schedule announced

Photo courtesy of the City of Aurora

This year’s homegrown music festival will feature the usual mix of blues, soul, rock, world and vintage pop. Now in its 25th year, the Banks in Harmony concert series will feature familiar names from the metro area music scene at the city’s parks, a roster that includes Dixieland jazz veterans the Queen City Jazz Band and Zephyr Lounge regulars Papa Juke.
A full schedule for the summer series is after the jump.

From the city of Aurora's PR folks:

Concerts run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays during the summer. Admission is free, and food is available for sale on site from Helga’s Restaurant, Jason’s Deli, Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ and Cold Stone Creamery.

The schedule and locations are as follows:

Bicentennial Park, 13655 E. Alameda Ave., Aurora
June 16, Dean Bushnell Orchestra (Big Band Swing)
June 23, Papa Juke (Blues, Soul and Rock)

Del Mar Park, 12000 E. 6th Ave., Aurora
June 30, Queen City Jazz Band (Dixieland Jazz)

Red-tailed Hawk Park, 23701 E. Hinsdale Way
July 7, Deja Blu (Variety/Classic Rock)

Utah Park, 1800 S. Peoria St., Aurora
July 14, 17th Avenue Allstars (‘50s Rock and Roll Show)
July 21, The Modniks (Hits of the ‘60s)

Meadowood Park, 3054 S. Laredo St., Aurora
July 28, Buckstein (Country Rock)
Aug. 4, Pan Jumbies (Calypso/Caribbean)

Banks in Harmony is sponsored by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, 1st Bank of Aurora, Citywide Banks, KeyBank, the City of Aurora Cultural Services Division, Wells Fargo Banks, KEZW Studio 1430, the Aurora Sentinel and Aurora 8.

For more information, call the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 303-344-1500. In case of inclement weather, call after 3 p.m. on the day of the concert for information on cancellations or listen to KEZW Studio 1430 during the afternoon of the concert for cancellation information.

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