The Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series will kick off its ninth season in scenic Lakefront Park. The Village Parks Commission will again host the venue for nine musical performances. Area bands and soloists will perform a wide genre of music, according to organizers.
The family-oriented concerts are showcased on the historic bandstand at 7 p.m. Tuesday in July and August. People are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, blanket and dancing shoes. There is no charge.
Leading off the season on Tuesday will be Heaven’s Back Door. This is a quartet of acoustic musicians interpreting traditional and contemporary blues and jazz along with their own original compositions.
The remaining concert schedule of events is July 9: New York Players; July 16 and Aug. 6, Cooperstown Community Band; July 23, New Horizons Barbershop Chorus & Full Circle Quartet; July 30, Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues; Aug. 13, The Saints Jazz Quintet Plus One; Aug. 20: Flame; and Aug. 27, The Donny Brooks.
For more information, email Rich McCaffery at email@example.com or call 547-5256 or Teri Barown,village of Cooperstown clerk, at 547-2411.
Cabaret Night set in Jefferson
The Jefferson Historical Society will host Cabaret Night with the Patti Van Tassel Trio at 7 p.m. Friday, July 5, in the Maple Museum at 221 Creamery St. in Jefferson. This event is free to the public.