Eastern suburbs summer concert guide 2014

— Some great news for local music lovers: there will be free live music most weeknights during the month of July in the Eastern suburbs. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and get ready for a full month of great bands and good times!

East Syracuse

All concerts will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ellis Field Gazebo.

July 2: The Fab Cats

July 9: Letizia and the Z Band

July 16: Just Joe

July 30: Thunder Canyon


“Cruisin in Minoa” is held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays in Lewis Park on the corner of Hulbert St. and Costello Parkway. All types of cars are welcome: antique, classics and street rods. Music starts at 6:30 p.m.

July 11: Dan Elliott and the Monterays

July 25: The Rhythm Method

Aug. 1: The Coachman

Aug. 8: The Big D Trio

Aug. 15: Jeff Hinman

Aug. 22: Mood Swing


Fayetteville concerts take place at Beard Park, but are on various days and at different times.

July 12: Symphoria Concert, 8 p.m.

July 17: Fayetteville JazzFest featuring headlining vocalist Cookie Coogan, performing with Ronnie Leigh, the Salt City Jazz Collective, and special guest the Stan Colella All-Star Band. Uno Chicago Grill will be on hand to sell food – all proceeds benefit the Motto Sheet Music Collection at the Fayetteville Free Library.


DeWitt’s “Concerts in the Park” are held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Ryder Park.

July 10: Fritz’s Polka Band

July 17: Timeline

July 24: Thunder Canyon Band

July 31: Papa Joe Band

Aug. 7: Maria DeSantis Band with special guests


Aug. 8: Grupo Pagan will perform at the village amphitheater from 4 to 8 p.m.

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