Countryside’s concert series returns
Second Hand Soul Band kicks thing off this Thursday
By Steve Metsch
Countryside’s eight-week summer concert series, Concerts in the Park, kicks off this week.
All concerts are held, rain or shine, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Countryside Park, 630 61st Street. The park is located east on 61st Street from Brainard Avenue. Street parking is available.
Second Hand Soul Band starts the series this Thursday. The band performs Motown, Funk and Soul music and has been together more than 18 years. Concessions will be sold by Chick-fil-A.
Here’s the musical lineup:
Billy Elton features pianist and vocalist Reid Spears leading an eight-piece band, performing legendary songs of Billy Joel and Elton John. Concessions sold by Pisa Pizza.
Reid Spears leads Billy Elton, which features the music of Billy Joel and Elton John. (Supplied photo)
Wild Daisy performs current country hits, with the classics and some rock and pop mixed in. Concessions sold by Brainard Avenue Baptist Church
The Flat Cats play a range of vintage and modern music rooted in the swinging jazz and blues, contemporary classics, and timeless standards. Concessions sold by Brainard Avenue Baptist Church.
Generation covers rock songs by The Beatles, Rolling Stones, David Bowe, Led Zeppelin, Aretha Franklin and Sly and the Family Stone to name a few. Concessions sold by Pisa Pizza
Industrial Drive is an established cover band that plays an eclectic variety of rock from the ‘80s through today. Concessions sold by Chick-fil-A.
July 28 – Fireworks Night
Good Clean Fun is a husband and wife team, Mike and Traci, who play music from several decades. They’ve played weddings, backyard parties, galas and senior events. Concessions sold by Boy Scout Troop 216
August 4 – Fireworks Rain Date
The Beatelles feature the music of The Beatles sang by four women who are backed by musicians with years of Beatle tribute experience.
Concessions sold by Pisa Pizza & Rainbow Cone
For more information, call (708) 354-7270.