Get ready to rock and roll this summer. The Granby Recreation Department has announced the lineup for its free Sounds of Summer concert series that will take place Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. in Salmon Brook Park for three weeks in July. Everyone is invited to bring a chair or blanket and enjoy ample parking, the concession stand and great live music in the park this summer. Children can also enjoy playing in the bounce house at the summer concerts provided by Bounce About of Canton.
Sounds of Summer Concerts will kick off July 12 with local band Pandemonium. Rocking crowds all over the Northeast for almost two decades, Pandemonium brings the party and knows how to work a crowd. The band has four lead singers, male and female vocals, giving it an extremely wide range of music to cover. You and your family will be up and dancing to an amazing variety of pop, top 40, modern country, 80s, dance, hip hop, disco, oldies! The July 12 show also features our Annual Ice Cream Social. The Granby Parks and Recreation Board will be rolling up their sleeves and scooping frozen treats. The cost for the sundaes is $2.
Join the fun on July 19, for the Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review. One of the region’s premier show bands. The group performs a great mix of 70s dance music ranging from pop, rock, soul, disco, funk and beyond. A diverse selection of artists are covered, including Kool and the Gang, The Commodores, Earth, Wind and Fire, James Brown, Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, The Bee Gees, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Marvin Gaye, Heatwave, Michael Jackson and many more.
The final concert on July 26, features LaTanya Farrell. Dubbed the Queen of Summer Concerts by the Hartford Courant, LaTanya Farrell, is a gifted singer, songwriter and performer with a passion, energy and a love for music and life. Her award winning vocal talent and style has influences that include Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey and Jill Scott.
In the event of questionable weather on performance nights, please consult the Granby Recreation Department’s website, Granbyrec.com or call 860-653-8947.