The Jay Dempsey Band featuring country music at its best will be being playing live at “2017 Concerts in the Park” on Friday, August 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton.
Jay’s country band features some seasoned players from “Highway Call” & “High Times.” Returning to the lineup are veterans Jim Pavelski on drums, Don Hemmer on pedal steel and electric guitar and Chuck Davis on bass & vocals.
Jay’s 2017 show includes some well-known traditional country tunes, featuring the pedal steel guitar, Texas Country, Southern rock and some favorite country contemporary radio hits. The band recently performed the Mohegan Sun 2017 BBQ Festival and the Taste of Mystic. A free, family fun City of Groton Concert not to be missed!
The concert series is free and is co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department.
The remaining concerts are: Friday, August 25 – Rewind; and Sunday, September 3 – Rock N’ Soul Revue.
You can also check out the complete Concerts in the Park 2017 schedule during the season on Groton Utilities’ web site at grotonutilities.com and the City’s web site at cityofgroton.com.
For concert information or cancellation notices, call 860-446-4129, the concert hotline. Food is available on site. The City of Groton Little League sells food and drink as a fund raiser.
The concerts are designed to be especially appealing to families for a fun, inexpensive night out. Spectators are encouraged to bring their families and perhaps a picnic supper. The concert site also has sufficient room on the basketball court for dancing.