Thank you to the Gorman Foundation for sponsoring the 2013 Summer Concert Series! Please see below for details about the 2013 series and look for updates about the 2014 series in late spring!
2013 City of Sherrill Summer Concert Series Sponsored by the Gorman Foundation
The 2013 concert series is back starting Tuesday, June 25 and running through Tuesday, August 27. Concerts begin at 6:30pm in the Reilly-Mumford Memorial Park gazebo, except for fireworks night when the concert will start at 7:30pm. In the event of heavy rain the concert will be moved to the Community Activity Center (CAC) gym. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and in the case of light rain, bring an umbrella. Come out and enjoy the beautiful summer evenings with your neighbors.
June 25 Fritz’s Polka Band- Verona’s polka princes return to the Sherrill stage for a night of their upbeat and fun music, featuring modern polkas, country and even rock ‘n’ roll tunes sure to get the audience on their feet.
July 2 Chief Big Way- Taking a break from his world tour with Anthrax, Joey Belladonna teams with musicians extraordinaire Joe Precourt and Dave Mickelson in a power trio playing the best classic rock, featuring the likes of Journey, Pink Floyd, Bad Company, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
July 9 Party Nuts/Free Ice cream Night- It’s always a party when the Party Nuts come to town, featuring an evening of golden oldie rock ‘n’ roll sing-alongs that encourage plenty of audience participation. There’s a bonus special treat… free ice cream for all kids and kids at heart.
July 16 George Wesley- Travel to a summer in a far away exotic locale without leaving Sherrill as the sounds of reggae return to the Reilly-Mumford Memorial Park.
July 23 Causeway Giants- This Syracuse-based Celtic rock band has a flare for the sounds of the Irish, putting new spins on traditional music, adding in some originals and covering bands like Flogging Molly, The Dropkick Murphies, and The Young Dubliners.
*Saturday July 27 Fireworks Night With Matt Chase and the Thunder Canyon Band- Our annual fireworks night adds even more excitement to the fiery show of modern country and oldies rock ‘n’ roll by these perennial Sherrill favorites. *Note: This concert starts at 7:30pm, with fireworks to follow.
July 30 Grupo Pagan- Diverse backgrounds create a high energy blend of sounds guaranteed to grab the ear, featuring originals plus covers by the likes of Santana, Sade, and Shakira.
August 6 Joe Angerosa as Elvis- With a note-perfect performance and authentic costumes, this Utica-based crooner channels the timeless classics from the king of rock ‘n’ roll.
August 13 Fab Cats- The fun, fun, fun music of The Beach Boys will be revisited by these musicians, taking us out on a Surfin‘ Safari ‘til Daddy takes the T-bird away.
August 20 Dan Elliott and the Monterays- The number one oldies group and longest running band in Central New York brings to the Sherrill stage all the favorites from the 1950s to the 1980s.
August 27 Matt Chase and the Thunder Canyon Band- The season comes to a thunderous end with an encore performance by these favorite country rockers. Make sure you stay to the end for their heartfelt patriotic tribute, sending the 2013 season off in style!