Summer sizzles with music in Grove City


The Grove City Summer Sizzle Concert Series kicks off Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. with a Concert for American Heroes performed by the Grove City Community Winds in Grove City Town Center. The concerts take place Friday evenings, featuring two hours of live entertainment and free family-oriented activities.

Featuring a wide array of Grove City and central Ohio musicians, the concert series is sponsored by the Grove City Parks and Recreation Department. The concerts are 7 to 9 p.m. at the George Edge Music Park on Broadway, on the corner of Park Street and Broadway.

Summer Sizzle Concert Series

•Friday, May 27, Grove City Community Winds (patriotic marches/jazz)
•Friday, June 3, Brian Michael Smith Band (jazz/big band)
•Friday, June 10, Andy Shaw Band (reggae-infused rock)
•Friday, June 17, The Conspiracy Band (jazz/pop/R&B)
•Friday, July 8, Robin Lacy and DeZydeco (zydeco, creole rock)
•Friday, July 15, Moonbats (50s and 60s rock)
•Friday, July 22, Agent 99 (’70s and ’80s pop/disco)
•Friday, Aug. 5, The Lee Gantt Band (rock/pop/country)
•Friday, Aug. 12, The Cyndi Black Band (swing/big band)
•Friday, Aug. 19, Trace Marie & Blue Level (pop/soul/jazz)
•Friday, Aug. 26, Shriners Concert Band (assorted music)

Special concerts are planned for the Heritage Celebration at Fryer Park with a variety of bluegrass acts Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, performances start at noon each day. Wright Brass of the Air Force Band of Flight performs patriotic tunes from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 18 at Grove City presents Ohio Flags of Honor in Town Center. The annual Homecoming Celebration features Reaganomics, Friday, July 29, from 7 to 10 p.m. in Grove City Town Center.

For additional information, visit or call the Grove City Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050. Weather-related cancellation information is available at the Grove City Facebook and Twitter pages or call the weather hotline at 614-277-3060 the day of the event.


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