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August Concert Series at Lunsford Circle

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corn hill lundsford gazebo august concert series the fogThe Corn Hill Social Committee is pleased to invite you and your friends to Lunsford Circle Park on Sunday afternoons in August for our annual Concert Series. You’ll find this year’s line up just as much fun and talented as in years past. All shows are from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

August 4 – the fog

Dan Celso, vocals and guitar, Tom Hanney, harmonica, and John Barry, upright bass. Fog is a lively and soulful trio who perform an eclectic blend of acoustic blues, folk and rock with tinges of country and lots of great covers.

August 11 – Steve Grills and the Roadmasters

Steve Grills has been a staple on the Rochester blues scene for 30+ years. Virtuoso guitarist and blues devotee, he has played our series in the past to a very satisfied audience.

August 18 – TBA

August 25 – Meghan Koch and The Gentleman Callers

Popular music of the last 9 decades. It’s not so much that the band is fickle. More like omnivorous. It all starts with the remarkable Meghan Koch, voice teacher and accompanist at Rochester’s School of the Arts. As a pianist, she can play concertos, swing like Monk, or give you the pop styles of Elton John and Sara Bareilles. But it’s the voice that moves you: smooth, pure, supple and taking you to the heart of every lyric.

It’s Koch’s talent that attracted the Gentlemen. Jeff Love provides a timeless mood with his blues/folk/classical nylon string guitar. Trombonist Pete Hasler is the secret weapon, dropping the horn to play every instrument known to mankind: flute, sax, trumpet, penny whistle, guitar, bass, triangle, you name it. Add four-part harmonies and a recovering rock rhythm section (Marty York and Adam Wilcox of The Dan Eaton Band), and you get something totally unique: swinging, lilting, tilting, fun, and moving. From Tin Pan Alley to Nashville by way of psychedelic San Fran, that’s Meghan Koch and the Gentleman Callers.