Tyrone Regional Arts Council announces summer concert series

As summer begins, so does the concert season!
Celebrating its 20th year, the Tyrone Regional Arts Council announces 15 concerts and three family movies for area residents to enjoy.
Summer Sundays at Reservoir Park’s amphitheater will feature the music of the big bands, Celtic Scotland, rock, folk and country. On July 10, the 18-piece big band “Keystone Society of Swing” will open the series. The music of the big bands continues on July 17 with the 17-pieces, “Big Band Sound, Inc.”. Folk, rock and country is the specialty of the “J.R. Managan Band” on July 24. “Callanish Celtic Band” brings the music of Scotland and Ireland to Tyrone on July 31 while on August 7 the consummate performer, “Zupe”, will entertain with his special stage show. The “Scott Mangene Duo” shares the best in country and folk on August 14 with the enchanting vocals of Katy Twoey. Summer Sunday concerts begin at 6 p.m. and in the event of rain, will be held at the Lutheran Church on Logan Avenue. August 21 will be the annual “Organ and Voice Concert” beginning at 7 p.m. in the Lutheran Church.
Fun Friday is a new series that provides entertainment each Friday evening from June 17 through August 5. Held at the downtown City Hotel Park, the concerts will begin at 7 p.m. with three family outdoor movies scheduled to begin at dusk in the M & T lot next to Joybeans. The Fun Friday schedule includes:
• June 17 – Maxwell Strait (rock, folk, country and jazz)
• June 24 – “Left on Red” Youth Concert (Emo Rock)
• June 24 – Family movie at dusk
• July 1 – Dennie Huber: Music and Magic
• July 8 – One Lane Bridge Variety Show (oldies, pop and country)
• July 15 – “Abandon All Hope” and “Mollification” Youth Concert
• July 22 – EBT Praise Team (gospel and inspirational)
• July 22 – Family movie at dusk
• July 29 – Tonya McClellan (contemporary)
• August 5 – EBT Praise Team Act 2
• August 5 – Family movie at dusk
In the event of rain, Fun Friday concerts will be held in Joybeans Coffee Shop on 10th Street and movies in the Tyrone Community Players building on Logan Avenue.
This summer’s concert series is made possible by a grant from the PA Council on the Arts, a state agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and Tyrone Borough. Family Fun Movies are made possible by a partnership with the Emmanuel Baptist Church.
For additional information, contact the Arts Line office at 684-ART2.