Avon LIVE! free concert series continues Wednesday with La Misa Negra
If you go …What: Avon LIVE! Free Concert SeriesWhere: Avon Performance Pavilion at Harry A. Nottingham ParkWhen: Wednesday, June 26, 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.More information: Visit avon.org/events.
The Avon LIVE! free community concert series continues on Wednesday, June 26, when La Misa Negra takes the Nottingham Park stage starting at 7 p.m.
La Misa Negra is a 7-piece band from Oakland, California, known for their unique blend of heavyweight cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Latin music.
Local act Split Window will open the show at 5:30 p.m.
The show is free to the public, and features local food vendors and a collection of ice-cold brews, wine, refreshing spirits, as well as non-alcoholic beverages available. Drinks are $3-off before 6:00 p.m. For water-drinkers, there is a hydration station, so bring your reusable bottle. Organizers encourage concert-goers to take green transportation, such as the bus, walking or riding a bike to the park, but free parking is available nearby.
Avon’s free summer concert series will continue next week with headliner Ziggy Marley scheduled for the July 3 Salute to the USA event. Marley is an eight-time Grammy Award-winner, is scheduled to play at 7:45 p.m., with opening act the Hazel Miller Band performing starting at 5:45 p.m. on July 3.
On July 10, Pato Banton & The Now Generation will play Avon Live, followed by the March Fourth Marching Band on July 17. Ghost of Paul Revere with opening act Tierro Band will play on July 24, and Lindsay Lou is scheduled to play on July 31. On Aug. 14, Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan with opening act Turntable Revue.
The Denver-based group channels gypsy jazz vibes from greats like Django Reinhart.