Maplewood Summer Concert Series: the 2015 schedule

The Summer Concert Series at Ryan Hummert Park is one of the most time honored traditions in Maplewood. On the fourth Wednesday of the month May through September, from 6-8 p.m., the community comes together for a night of free entertainment. Each year bands are selected for a broad community appeal, according to the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation. As a result, concert-goers are a reflection of Maplewood’s multi-generational community, from senior citizens to young couples and groups of singles to families with children. See also: Crowd, dancers at summer concert in Maplewood

It’s an opportunity for friends and neighbors to meet one another, catch up on community news and relax on a summer evening near their homes.

Crowd, dancers at summer concert in Maplewood

Most spots were taken Wednesday night when The Jeremiah Johnson Band played their bluesy rock at Ryan Hummert Park. The concert was part of the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation summer concert series, with concerts the last Wednesday of the month through the summer. Two concerts remain; next month’s is the Concert for a Cause. Bring a food item to benefit the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District’s food pantry. Clockwork with Bella & Lily, *Concert for a Cause* Indie Pop from two of St.

Concert in the park: Boogie Chyld funk and dance music

Wednesday night is the second concert of the The Summer Concert Series at Ryan Hummert Park from 6-8 p.m. Boogie Chyld, funk and dance music, will play from the city’s new portable stage. Admission is free. The concerts are presented by the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation, with support from the City of Maplewood and local businesses. See also: Maplewood Summer Concert Series: the 2015 schedule

The August concert will serve as a food drive benefiting the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District’s food pantry.  

 

 

 

 

R&B, Motown by Power Play at the first concert at Ryan Hummert Park

The Summer Concert Series at Ryan Hummert Park will begin on Wednesday. Power Play, R&B and Motown from one of the area’s longest running bands, will play on Wednesday, May 27. The night is also the kickoff for the EPA Green Power Community Challenge. The concerts will run on the fourth Wednesday of the month May through September, from 6-8 p.m. Admission is free. The concerts are presented by the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation, with support from the City of Maplewood and local businesses.