Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Launches 2014 Summer Concerts
The Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division kiked off its 2014 Summer Concert Series at Harry S. Truman Park, 7029 Howdershell Road, with the Americana sounds of Lucky Old Sons on Saturday, May 31.
The Lucky Old Sons is a four-piece band focused on the piano-driven rock and country music of the 1950s and 1960s The band members included Matt Davis, piano/vocals, Frank Bauer, tenor saxophone, Corey Woodruff, drums, and Steve Bauer, electric mandolin/vocals. One of them is a Hazelwood resident, bringing a hometown flavor to the City’s opening act of this year’s summer concerts.
Truman Park offers a beautiful setting with a luscious green hillside in front of a newly built gazebo. A pond and water fountain provide a relaxing back drop. Audience members are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments. However, no glass containers are allowed.
Parking space is available.
Residents living near the park are encouraged to walk over and enjoy this free outdoor entertainment. In case of rain, the concert will be held at the Hazelwood Community Center, 1186 Teson Road, in White Birch Park.
Other bands included in this year’s Summer Concert Series schedule include the following:
DATE TIME ENTERTAINMENT
Sat., 6/14 7 p.m. Boogie Chyld, 80’s-Top dance tunes
Sat., 6/28 7 p.m. Music Box, Variety – Easy listening
Sat., 7/12 7 p.m. Tailgate Party, Country
Sat., 7/19 7 p.m. Crossfire, Variety Cover
Sat., 8/09 7 p.m. Midnights Calling, Rock
Sat., 8/23 7 p.m. Ground Flow Fusion, Jazz
For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Office at (314) 731-0980 or visit the City’s website at www.hazelwoodmo.org.
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