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Jamestown Department of Parks, Recreation, & Conservation
The City Summer Bandshell Performance series will feature the Jamestown Municipal Band as directed by Assistant Director Alicia Laska at 7pm, Wednesday, August 1st. The free concert series is held at the Goranson Bandshell in Allen Park.
This week’s concert theme is “Music of Many Lands.”
Additional performances will be held at 7:00 p.m. as follows:
- Wednesday, August 8th — Jamestown Municipal Band
- Wednesday, August 15th — Chautauqua Theater Company Performance of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”
Artistic and musical events have been held annually in Allen Park since the 1950s.
In addition to funding provided annually by the City of Jamestown, these performances are made available free to the public through the support of the following: Allen Park Women’s Club, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Chautauqua Theater Company, Cummins Engine, Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo; Lind Funeral Home, Local 134, American Federation of Musicians; Scandinavian Studies Program, Salon 1, The Resource Center, The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County Projects Pool Grant Program, and UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital.
As in previous years, members of the Allen Park Women’s Club will continue in their tradition of providing coffee, fudge and other baked goods during all of the concerts. All concerts are free to the public. Everyone is urged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets or park their vehicles close by to listen to the music from the comfort of their car.