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Swingtet perks up Port City

The Anthony Joseph Swinget performs at 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Patz on the River, 6 E. First St., in Oswego. Led by clarinetist Tony Joseph, the band features tunes identified with Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and Louis Armstrong. Admission is free at Patz, where the Swingtet entertains monthly. Future performances there are July 8, Sept. 9, Oct. 7 and Nov. 4; 207-0370; patzontheriver.com.

Joseph's Swingtet will also play a free concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at the Veteran's Stage in West Linear Park on the Oswgo Riverbank between Old City Hall and Coleman's.

Orleans lands in Liverpool

For the first time ever, a national act will appear as part of the Liverpool Is The Place Committee summer concert series at Johnson Park.

Orleans' original members John Hall, Lance Hoppen and Larry Hoppen will perform their hit songs such as "Still the One" and "Dance with Me" at 7 p.m. Monday, June 20 at the park's amphitheater. In case of rain, the concert will move to the Liverpool Community Church auditorium (the former Zogg School) at the corner of Fourth and Hickory streets.

Like all LITP concerts, the performance by Orleans here is free; 457-3895.

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