Frisco’s Concert In The Park Series begins June 23
Frisco’s Concert in the Park series kicks off Thursday, June 23. The series will take place at the Frisco Historic Park and run for nine Thursdays through Aug. 18. The series will feature music from bluegrass to country to jazz to rock. Each week a different local nonprofit will sell refreshments to raise money in support of their efforts in Summit County. The concerts start at 5:30 p.m. each Thursday and are free to the public. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs and well-behaved pets to join in on the best family friendly happy hour in Summit County.
“Grab a picnic dinner from one of our local restaurants and spend your Thursday evenings with us in this idyllic setting for concerts,” said Nora Gilbertson, town of Frisco events manager, in a statement. “Purchasing your beverages at the event is a fun and easy way to support the nonprofits that help our local community. I can’t think of a better way to spend a summer evening.”
Schedule of events
All events are 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 23: Chris Thompson and Coral Creek; To benefit Timberline Adult Day Services
Chris Thompson and Coral Creek is a Colorado band on the rise, featuring a diverse catalog of original music spanning the genres of rock, country/bluegrass, Cajun, folk and island music.
Thursday, June 30: The Robby Wicks Band; To benefit the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO)
The folk, soul-rock sound is created with intricate musicianship and soulful lyrics.
Thursday, July 7: Too Slim and the Taildraggers; To benefit High Country Conservation Center (HC3)
Tim “Too Slim” Langford, with his band the Taildraggers, have created an eclectic style of blues and rock that has become a genre all its own.
Thursday, July 14: Face; To benefit Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC)
Face is an internationally-recognized vocal rock band based out of Boulder, Colorado, bringing a new edge and attitude to the human voice.
Thursday, July 21: Mama Magnolia; To benefit Summit Independent Business Alliance (SIBA)
Mama Magnolia hails from Denver, pulling inspiration from each of their personal genre influences and bringing it to the table to create the intertwining and captivating sound that they call home. Soul, rock, jazz, hip-hop, classical — it’s all in there somewhere.
Thursday, July 28: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades; To benefit Advocates for Victims of Assault
While strongly rooted in bluegrass, old-time and folk music, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades produces a sound that draws on the vaults of music experienced by each band member.
Thursday, Aug. 4: The Honeycutters; To benefit Summit County Preschool
The Honeycutters are an Asheville, NC-based original country roots band.
Thursday, Aug. 11: The Sweet Lillies; To benefit League for Animals & People of the Summit (LAPS)
Skyrocketing to the top of the jamgrass scene, The Sweet Lillies’ high-energy, melodic tunes have quickly captured the hearts and music souls of fans in Colorado and beyond.
Thursday, Aug.18: Todo Mundo; To benefit Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD)
Todo Mundo (“All the World”), which was voted “Best World Music” band at the 2014 San Diego Music Awards, blends the musical flavors of Spanish Rumba, Reggae, Brazilian, Balkan and Middle Eastern styles into an irresistible groove that has been moving dance floors and connecting with audiences since 2009.
For more information visit the TownOfFriscoEvents.com or call (800) 424-1554.
The Concert in the Park series is pet friendly. Please no outside alcohol — instead please benefit the local nonprofits selling beverages at the Concert in the Park series.
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