Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Live from the 100 block of West State Street, under the State Theatre of Ithaca marquee, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance is hosting the M&T Bank Summer Concert Series.
The concerts will be Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. starting June 19 until September 4.
There will also be one “Welcome Back Students Show” featuring the Sim Redmond Band September 5.
The shows are free and open to the public.
The 2014 series brings a diverse range of musicians, including passionate, progressive-funk band Mutorn Warriors, to the hip-hop and heavy bass of The Gunpoets.
The series anticipates returning to the commons upon completion of the renovation project.
Beverages will be available for purchase at each of the shows, including regional beer and wine.
People can park in the Green or Seneca Street garages and walk to the series. Parking is free in the garages after 8 p.m. or at street meters after 6 p.m.
Summer Concert Line-Up
(Thursdays 6 to 8 p.m. unless otherwise indicated)
Thursday 6/19 – Mutron Warriors – Funk/ Afrobeat
Thursday 6/26 – The Southern Tears – Retro Nashville Country
Thursday 7/10 - Radio London - Rock and Roll Top 40s Style
Thursday 7/17 - The Purple Valley - Swinging Blues & Rock and Roll
Thursday 7/24 – The Destination – Favorites of 60s & 70s
Thursday 7/31 – The Horse Flies - Electric Old Time
Thursday 8/7 – Thousands of One - Funk, Soul & Reggae
Thursday 8/14 – The Gunpoets – Hip Hop
Thursday 8/21 – Rockwood Ferry - Progressive Folk
Thursday 8/28 – (6-9 pm) Jimkata and Second Dam – Electro Rock (Presented by GreenStar Natural Foods Market)
Thursday 9/4 – The Blind Spots – Moxy Rock
Friday 9/5 – (6-9 pm) Welcome Back Students with Sim Redmond Band - Roots Rock
The M&T Bank Summer Concert series is sponsored by M&T Bank, Seneca Beverage Corp., MAINES Paper and Food Service, C.S.P. Management, David Cedarbaum, GreenStar Community Projects, Inc, Ithaca Guitar Works, Collegetown Bagels and Cornell University.
For more information, contact Patty Clark, Downtown Ithaca Alliance Event Manager at (607)277-8679.
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