Hartford community band to play Friday

T he Whitehall Music in the Park summer concert series gets off to its official start tomorrow night as the Hartford Community Band returns to the newly renovated bandstand in Riverside Veterans Memorial Park.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Formed over 20 years ago by Hartford Central School alumni, the band boasts an impressive roster of nearly 35 members from various communities throughout the area.

The group performs a multitude of musical genres that are sure to satisfy the tastes of any music fan. Light classics, jazz, Broadway tunes, marches and novelties are just some of what they perform.

The concert is the first of seven to be held in the park this summer.

The Adirondack Fiddlers will play the final concert of the month on July 27.

The month of August will feature five concerts, beginning with The Moonlighters on Aug. 3. On Aug. 10, Enerjazz performs, followed by the Rutland City Band on Aug. 17.

The Talegatorz take the stage on Aug. 24. Airtight wraps up the series on Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m.

All concerts are held in Veteran’s Park from 7 to 9 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) and admission is free. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own chairs or a blanket to sit on.

The Music in the Park concert series is made possible by donations and contributions from local businesses and organizations including the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.

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