2015 Concerts in the Park Lineup Released

The Arts Council, in partnership with the City of Huntsville’s Department of Parks and Recreation, is proud to announce the 2015 season for Concerts in the Park. The Concerts, which will be held for ten weeks every Monday evening, begin June 1 and conclude August 3. The series will showcase a mix of musical genres from rock and roll, Latin, pop and top 40 to swing, bluegrass, Celtic and jazz.  The Concerts will take place in downtown Huntsville on the Huntsville Museum of Art outdoor stage in Big Spring International Park from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. The series is free to the public; concertgoers should bring their own seating. Leashed pets are welcome.

Concertgoers will have a variety of dinner choices available as The Arts Council and the City of Huntsville will host local food trucks at the weekly Concerts. Offerings will include a variety of items from stuffed potatoes and seafood dinners to salads, specialty popcorn, teas, desserts and more. This year’s participating vendors include Cottage Crepes, Dale’s BBQ, Iceworks, I Love Bacon, MaggieMoo’s, Piper & Leaf, Rollin’ Lobstah, Shea’s Express, Tim’s Cajun Kitchen and What’s Popp’N.

The Concerts in the Park are a co-production of the City of Huntsville Department of Parks and Recreation and The Arts Council, Inc. The series is presented with support from DirecTV, John Blue Realty, Legacy Homes, Progress Bank and Sally and Chuck Allen. This year’s concert lineup features 19 performance groups, including seven acts that are new to the series:

June 1                   Unknown Lyric                                                 JUICE

June 8                   Cristina Lynn                                                    The Beasley Brothers

June 15                 Ashlyn Maine                                                    JED Eye

June 22                 The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band

June 29                 Reginald Jackson and Friends                      Emily Joseph Band

July 6                     Mambo Gris Gris                                            Huntsville’s In the Mood Big Swing Band

July 13                   The Reps                                                           Stillwater Bluegrass

July 20                   DeQn Sue                                                         Groove

July 27                   .45 Surprise                                                      Bourbon and Shamrocks

August 3              Winslow Davis Ensemble                                Big Daddy Kingfish

The Monday, June 22 Concert is part of Huntsville’s Armed Forces Week celebrations, and The Arts Council and City of Huntsville are proud to present Redstone Arsenal’s own Army Materiel Command Bands. The evening will end with a downtown fireworks display.

“From bands that are new to the series to returning crowd favorites, Concerts in the Park is a fun, family-friendly way to showcase musical talent in the area,” said Allison Dillon-Jauken, executive director of The Arts Council. “We are proud to join with the City of Huntsville’s Department of Parks and Recreation to feature these entertaining local musicians and tasty food from area vendors.”

For more information on the 2015 Concerts in the Park series, click here.