19th Annual Westport Concert Series Line-Up Announced

Ballard Park is scheduled to host the 19th annual Westport Community Concert Series this summer.

Westport is a small country village located on the western shores of Lake Champlain, approximately halfway between the village of Lake George and city of Plattsburgh, at the intersection of US Route 9N and NYS Route 22.

The 2014 summer series begins on July 3rd at 7:30 pm and continues every Thursday night through August 27th on the hillside amphitheater overlooking Lake Champlain. Each concert is free of charge. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome, and patrons are encouraged to bring food to picnic on the grounds. The rain site is across Main Street in the historic chapel of the Westport Heritage House.

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“Soundwaves” The 19th Annual Westport Community Concert Series lineup:
July 3:  Taylor Haskins’ ‘Fuzzy Logic’ – featuring Ben Monder, guitar
with the Meadowmount School of Music String Orchestra
 July 10:  Ryan Montbleau (opening: Jay Fiegl)
 July 17:  Barika
July 24:  Samuel Torres & Manuel Valera
 July 31:  Meadowmount String Quartets
 August 7:  Joe Brent & Sara Caswell’s ‘9 Horses’ (opening: Staber & Chasnoff)
 August 14:   Michael Chorney & Hollar General – featuring Brett Lanier, pedal steel; Magic
City the songs of Sun Ra – 8-piece ensemble – featuring Miriam Bernardo
(double bill)
 August 21:  Jason Lindner’s ‘Super Future Griot’ – featuring Nate Smith and Gilmar Gomes
 August 28:  Rebecca Martin & Larry Grenadier