HUNTSVILLE, Ala - Arts Huntsville and the City of Huntsville`s Department of Parks and Recreation`s 2016 Concerts in the Park season kicks off on Monday, June 6th. The concerts will be held for ten weeks every Monday evening June 6th through August 8th. The series will showcase a mix of musical genres from rock and roll, pop, and top 40 to country, 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 and leashed pets are welcome.
Picnics are encouraged at the concerts but local food trucks and vendors will be onsite as well. Food trucks will be on both Church Street and Williams Avenue with additional offerings in the park.
This year`s concert lineup features 19 performance groups, including 6 acts that are new to the series:
June 6 - Groove Juice
June 13 - Stillwater bluegrass Cristina Lynn
June 20 - Denim Jawbones The Wolves of Chernobyl
June 27 - in honor of Armed Forces Week, The U.S. Army Materiel Command Bands (fireworks will end the evening's affairs)
July 4 - Huntsville Concert Band Huntsville`s In the Mood Big Swing Band
July 11 - Blue City Emily Joseph Band
July 18 - JED Eye Dirt Circus
July 25 - Reginald Jackson and Friends Calypso Vision
August 1 - Milltowne Bourbon and Shamrocks
August 8 - The Beasley Brothers Big Daddy Kingfish