2018 Summer Concert Series at Stango Park - Delaware Army National Guard 287th Army Band

July 2nd, 2018 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
2018 Summer Concert Series at Stango Park
 
The City of Lewes is happy to bring a fun and energetic line up for the summer concert series in Stango Park for 2018. Every Tuesday evening from June 5 to August 28 (except for July 2 is a Monday), there will be a free concert starting at 7:00 p.m. on the open air stage in Stango Park next to the Lewes library.
 
Delaware Army National Guard 287th Army Band is the band of the Delaware National Guard.  Organized in Wilmington, DE in 1921, the 287th was originally the band of the 198th Coast Artillery Regiment.  The band served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater in World War II being stationed at Bora Bora and later occupied Japan.  The band has traveled to Bolivia in 1993 and Germany in 2005.
 
2018 Summer Concert Series at Stango Park
 
The City of Lewes is excited to present twelve great bands for the summer concert series in Stango Park for 2018. Every Tuesday evening from June 12 to August 28, there will be a free concert starting at 7:00 p.m. on the open air stage in Stango Park next to the Lewes library. 
 
There are a few changes to this year’s schedule. The first will be one date change for the performance during July 4th week.  The Delaware Army National Guard 287th Army Band will perform on Monday July 2nd instead of Tuesday July 3rd.  There will not be a Tuesday concert that week.  The second change is the rain location only for the U.S. Navy Band The Commodores on June 12th. If there is inclement weather on June 12th, The Commodores concert will be moved to the Bethel United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 129 W. 4th St. Lewes.  The remainder of the concerts rain location will be in Cape Henlopen High School auditorium. The final change is that the final concert of the season, the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters performance will be held in the Cape Henlopen High School auditorium regardless of weather.
 
The 2018 summer concert series lineup is sponsored by the City of Lewes, WSFS Bank, and by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware art events on www.DelawareScene.com. 
 
The 2018 lineup includes more favorites and new bands that cover a range of musical styles and genres including;
 
          *July 2             Delaware Army National Guard 287th Army Band (MONDAY JULY 2)
 
            July 10             Jean Therapy
 
            July 17              Glass Onion
 
            July 24             Vinyl Shockley
 
            July 31              The British Invasion Experience
 
            August 7          Chesapeake Brass Band         
 
            August 14        Free Range
 
            August 21        Conley & Watson
 
           August 28        U.S. Navy Band – Sea Chanters  (Performance will be in Cape Henlopen High School regardless of                                              weather). 
 
Concerts are free and provide a family friendly event with diverse music options. All are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, snacks, and their dancing shoes.  In case of inclement weather concerts will be moved to Cape Henlopen high school.  Information about concert schedule and bands can be found on the Lewes parks and recreation website, Lewes parks and recreation Facebook page, or by picking up a concert brochure at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. 
 
For information, visit www.ci.lewes.de.us.

 

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