For Immediate Release
FREE Wednesday Noon Concerts Announced
The 2010 free “Wednesday Noon Concert Series” will run Wednesday afternoons, May 12 through July 28, in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park, 330 E. Water St., weather permitting.
This year’s local lineup (subject to change) is:
- 12 – Jackson Hunt
- 19 – Honky Tonk Renovators
- 26 – Lyal Strickland
- 2 – The Skinny Improv
- 9 – Springfield Little Theatre Cast of High School Musical 2
- 16 – Springfield Little Theatre Youth Performance Troupes
- 23 – Lee Ellen Starks
- 30 – Springfield Ballet Dance Concert
- 7 – Little Hoover’s Big Band
- 14 – Super Charge
- 21 – Springfield Symphony Association
- 28 – Missouri State String Fling
Performances run from approximately 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. each week and attendees are invited to bring their sack lunch into the park. Free public parking is available at adjacent surface lots and downtown parking garages. A downtown parking map is available at www.itsalldowntown.com/resources/14 . Information updates and other Founders Park news can be found at www.springfieldmo.gov/founders or call (417) 864-1049.
The free concert series is sponsored by the Urban Districts Alliance, Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District and Springfield-Greene County Park Board.
The 2010 Movies at Founders Park lineup is expected to be announced within the month of May and will also be posted at www.springfieldmo.gov/founders .
For more information, media contact: Sarah Hough, Event Organizer, 417-831-6200; or Jeff Cumley, Park Manager, 417-837-5710.