Thursdays in July
Now in its 37th season, the Downtown@Dusk concert series is back in theBud and Susie Rogers Garden for live audiences and online livestreams. Local favorites from last year are performing again with a mix of original jazz, rock, and blues music. These FREE outdoor concerts will be held rain or shine on Thursdays at 6:30 pm from July 8 through July 29 and will stream live on the Museum’s YouTube and Facebook platforms.
July 8 | 6:30 pm
Curtis Taylor is an award-winning trumpeter whose lyrical and improvisational style demands attention. A native of Bedford, OH, Taylor has performed with D@D before, as well as notable performances at the Kennedy Center with pianist Cyrus Chesnut, the Spoleto Jazz Festival, and a week-long engagement at Dizzy’s Club in NYC.
July 15 | 6:30
Sammy Deleon y su Orquesta
Sammy Deleon is one of Northeast Ohio’s most recognized bandleaders, and he has graced the D@D stage numerous times. With Deleon on the drums, he and sextet perform Latin Jazz sounds like you’ve never heard them before. Get ready to dance!
July 22 | 6:30 pm
Timi FUNK is a songstress from Akron, Ohio who blends old school funk and classic rock with neo-soul for a sound that is seductive and refreshing. As a young girl, dance recitals, pageants, choir, and especially the funk played by her parents, she fell in love with the stage and all of it’s glamour. Timi likes bringing people together by providing an inclusive musical experience. Timi’s sultry stage presence, humor, and vocal range has the power to rock the house or set a mood. Whether you’re laughing, falling in love, or in tears, you will be funkafized!
July 29 | 6:30
The Numbers Band celebrates their 37th year playing D@D! Originating from Kent in 1969, The Numbers band has been praised by almost every national music publication and several international publications since the beginning of their 50 years of live performances and recordings. Expect nothing short of excellent from this group.
The Museum strives to follow the most current COVID-19 safety guidelines of our county and federal agencies. We encourage our patrons to enjoy the space safely and responsibly.
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