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NRCA 2017 Summer Sounds Concert Series Schedule

June 28, 2017 to August 30, 2017

Hudson Park Bandshell

The full Summer Sounds Concert Series schedule includes:


·      Wednesday, June 28th: Alive N Kickin

                                    Known for their chart-topping hit Tighter & Tighter, this dance band                                                          remains one of the East Coast’s most-requested, playing pop favorites                                      guaranteed to get everybody on their feet.


·      Wednesday, July 5th: The Nat Osborn Band

                                    The Brooklyn based seven-piece band, flanked by a powerful three piece                                       horn section, takes the best elements of soul, funk, indie-rock, and jazz                                       and weaves them around songwriter Osborn’s infectious and clever songs


·      Wednesday, July 12th: 3D Rhythm of Life

                        A bilingual dance band for the 21st century playing a Latin Tropical mix of                                             funky salsa and Caribbean soul with a New York attitude.


·      Wednesday, July 19th : David Gerald Band

                        Detroit’s David Gerald has been called “one of the top blues musicians of                          our era”; his band plays a distinctive blend of blues, soul and rock


·      Friday, July 21st  : Greetings From Anywhere

                        This group mashes folk, blues, bluegrass and country into a unique roots- rock hybrid,                          performing original compositions alongside reinterpreted feel-good covers. with the                              gritty, impromptu abandon of a good-old-time garage band.


·      Wednesday, July 26th : What It Is

                        Horn-driven funk, soul, rock, jazz, pop, country, R&B band playing the                                                   best of Steely Dan, Bruno Mars, Springsteen, Chicago, Tower of Power,  James                                   Brown, Paul Simon, George Strait, Ray Charles and way more!


·      Friday, July 28th : Rocky Middleton Jazz Ensemble

                        Local favorite Rocky and some of the finest jazz musicians around.


·      Wednesday, August 2nd : New Rochelle Opera

                        Performing favorites from opera, operetta and Broadway.


·      Friday, August 4th: Kay Boyd and Acts of Faith

                        Back by popular demand, a night of outstanding gospel music.


·      Wednesday, August 9th: Lynette Washington & Dennis Bell Jazz NY

                        Vocalist Lynette Washington, winner in the Jazzmobile Anheuser-Busch                         Jazz Vocal Competition in 2005, teams with award winning pianist,                                       producer, composer and conductor Dennis Bell’s Jazz NY ensemble. "Lynette

                        Washington is a soulful vocalist, great interpreter of the Great American Song                         Book.

     She is an all around entertainer of the highest level." -- Gino Moratti, Artist Director  Jazz at Kitano



·      Friday, August 11th: Rising Musicians Night

                        Featuring Ivan Polanco and the Jacob Harelick Ensemble


·      Wednesday, August 16th : Franco Morillo Band

                        Playing Latin favorites


·      Wednesday, August 23rd : The Barons

                        Featuring r & b music from the 1950s and 1960s


·      Wednesday, August 30th: Alfio

                                    Charismatic Australian singer/songwriter Alfio has one of the greatest                                      voices in contemporary music today, captivating his audience with equal                                      parts music journey, powerful vocals and comedic banter.


Hudson Park is located at 1 Hudson Park Road in New Rochelle.  


   The New Rochelle Council on the Arts (NRCA) was created by the New Rochelle City Council in 1975 to stimulate and encourage the study and presentation of the performing and fine arts. For four decades NRCA has worked to fulfill that mission by sponsoring art exhibitions, theatrical productions, dance recitals, film screenings, lectures, and concert series. In addition, NRCA has sponsored public art -- like the popular Fleur-de-Lis sculptures downtown -- and created ArtsFest, while helping to build relationships between the arts, the business community and city government. The NRCA website  is the “go-to” place for information about the arts. Membership in NRCA is open to artists and non-artists alike, with members receiving invitations to networking events and studio tours. For more information visit NRCA on the web at  NRCA’s programs are made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government, the City of New Rochelle, and the support and participation of NRCA’s  membership.

PRESS CONTACT: Theresa Kump Leghorn (914) 654-8356


PHOTOS Contact: Cristina Cerone


The Summer Sounds Concert Series at Hudson Park draws hundreds to Hudson Park, on the shore of long Island Sound, each week.

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