This July, the Lake George Arts Project will present its Summer Concert Series every Wednesday night from July 5 through Aug. 30. Concerts will take place at Shepard Park in Lake George starting at 7:00 pm. All shows are free to the public.
Kicking thing off on July 5 will be Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra. Torres and his orchestra have been performing for over 30 years. They play a wide variety of Afro-Caribbean music styles including, Salsa, Merengue, Cha-cha, Bomba, and Jazz.
July 12, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys take over Shepard Park. The band got its start by performing in cafes. Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys were listed as one of NPR’s 12 best live performance sessions in 2015. Their style is a fusion of soul, blues, folk, jazz, and a little bit of techno.
July 19, Western Centuries will take the stage. Fans can expect upbeat, barroom dance numbers, mixed with introspective tunes of heartbreak from this diverse bunch of musicians.
July 26, son of the “King of Zydeco,” Clifton Chenier, C.J Chenier, will bring his father’s style of Zydeco music to Lake George. After his fathers death in 1987, C.J picked up the accordion and took over his father’s ministry to help spread the word of Zydeco music. C.J has brought the genre to new heights with his virtuosity.
August 2, Incedio will bring its talents to Shepard Park. Their unique style consists of jazz, classical, rock, celtic, flamenco, classical and bluegrass.
August 9, the McKrells will perform their traditional blend of Irish music with a twist of bluegrass.
August 16, folk rockers the Adam Ezra Group, will take the stage with music inspired by its grassroots organization.
August, 23, Brooklyn’s The Sweetback Sisters, will take over Lake George with their powerful vocals and southern melodies.
August 30, Saratoga’s, Hot Club of Saratoga will perform its Gypsy Jazz/Swing and Jazz Manouche style of music. The band has grown over the years, fine tuning its craft at coffee houses, restaurants, bars/clubs, swing dances, weddings and festivals.