Soul Purpose wraps up Concerts in the Park series

August 11, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 11, 2015

The fourth and final show of Newcastle’s 2015 Concerts in the Park series is Wednesday, Aug. 12.

Contributed Soul Purpose will wrap up Newcastle's Concerts in the Park series this Wednesday.

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Soul Purpose will wrap up Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park series this Wednesday.

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Concerts in the Park series continues with Kellee Bradley

August 4, 2015

NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015

Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday when vocalist Kellee Bradley takes the Lake Boren Park stage.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m., but attendees should get there early to take advantage of food vendors selling their offerings.

After Bradley’s performances, there is only one concert left. Soul Purpose, a soul and classic rock band, takes the stage Aug. 12.

All concerts last about an hour and a half, and are at Lake Boren Park, 13058 S.E. 84th Way.

Concerts in the Park series continues with Off the Hook

July 28, 2015

NEW — 12:45 p.m. July 28, 2015

Contributed Off the Hook will play Newcastle's Concerts in the Park on July 29.

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Off the Hook will play Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park on July 29.

Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday when Off the Hook, a classic funk and soul band, brings its brand of “old skool kool” to Lake Boren Park. Read more

Concerts in the Park series starts next week

July 13, 2015

NEW — 3:50 p.m. July 13, 2015

Later this month, the city’s slate of summer events continues with its annual Concerts in the Park series.

For the second straight year, The Fabulous Roof Shakers, a blues band featuring artists from Seattle, Detroit and San Francisco, will kick off the concert series July 22.

Off the Hook, a classic funk and soul band, brings its brand of “old skool kool” to the park July 29, followed by vocalist Kellee Bradley on Aug. 5 and Soul Purpose, a soul and classic rock band, Aug. 12.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m., but attendees should get there early to take advantage of food vendors selling their offerings.

All concerts last about an hour and a half, and are at Lake Boren Park, 13058 S.E. 84th Way.

Community spotlight — Concerts in the Park start this month

July 2, 2015

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The city of Newcastle’s annual Concerts in the Park series kicks off this month, starting with The Fabulous Roof Shakers (at left), a blues band, July 22.

Off the Hook, a classic funk and soul band, brings its brand of “old skool kool” to the park July 29, followed by vocalist Kellee Bradley Aug. 5 and Soul Purpose, a soul and classic rock band, on Aug. 12.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m., but attendees should get there early to take advantage of food vendors selling their offerings.

All concerts last about an hour and a half, and are at Lake Boren Park, 13058 S.E. 84th Way.

And the 2014 Diamond Awards go to…

December 4, 2014

By Greg Farrar Diamond Award winners for 2014 are (from left) Chris Ware, Margaret Strong, Christina Corrales-Toy, Jaime Greene, David Vaisar, Mary Elworth, the Coal Creek YMCA represented by Sara Biancofiori and David Harris.

By Greg Farrar
Diamond Award winners for 2014 are (from left) Chris Ware, Margaret Strong, Christina Corrales-Toy, Jaime Greene, David Vaisar, Mary Elworth, the Coal Creek YMCA represented by Sara Biancofiori and David Harris.

Whether it’s his suave British accent, his kind, carefree attitude or the shoulder-length hair, something about David Harris just says “rock star.” Read more

Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday

August 4, 2014

NEW — 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 2014

Contributed Steve Kelly, lead singer of the Neil Diamond tribute band Cherry Cherry, performs. The band plays Aug. 6 at Lake Boren Park.

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Steve Kelly, lead singer of the Neil Diamond tribute band Cherry Cherry, performs. The band plays Aug. 6 at Lake Boren Park.

Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday when Neil Diamond tribute band Cherry Cherry takes the Lake Boren Park stage at 7 p.m.  Read more

Concerts in the Park series continues with Shelley and the Curves

July 30, 2013

NEW — 3:05 p.m. July 30, 2013

Contributed Shelley & the Curves, specializing in dance and pop music, will perform at Lake Boren Park July 31.

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Shelley & the Curves, specializing in dance and pop music, will perform at Lake Boren Park July 31.

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Concerts in the Park series opens tonight at Lake Boren Park

July 18, 2012

 

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The Fabulous Roof Shakers perform from 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at Lake Boren Park

The schedule for the 2012 free outdoor concerts at Lake Boren Park is set as Seatown Rhythm and Blues take the stage for the first installment of the community event tonight at 7 p.m.

All live performances will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from July 18 to Aug. 8 Crowds often begin gathering as early as 6 p.m. for community picnicking. Food vendors, including Buns gourmet natural burgers and Tastyz kettle corn and shaved ice, also will be on site.

Seatown Rhythm and Blues, The Mainstreet Band, Threshold and The Fabulous Roof Shakers are the bands scheduled to perform.

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Concerts in the Park lineup announced

June 1, 2012

NEW — 3:10 p.m. June 1, 2012

The schedule for the 2012 free outdoor concerts at Lake Boren Park is set.

Live performances will be Wednesday evenings from July 18 and through Aug. 8 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Crowds often begin gathering as early as 6 p.m. for community picnicking. Food vendors, including Buns gourmet natural burgers and Tastyz kettle corn and shaved ice, also will be on site.

Seatown Rhythm and Blues, The Mainstreet Band, Threshold and the Fabulous Roof Shakers are the bands scheduled to perform.

Outdoor concerts are provided for families every summer at Lake Boren Park.

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