(NEWTON) The New Christy Minstrels, who viewed Jasper County native Burl Ives as a friend & role model, will be in concert later this week. There’s no cost to attend the Burl Ives Day activities in Newton’s Peterson Park with music from 11:00 to 12 noon, then throughout the rest of the day and evening with all musicians welcomed, plus plenty of food and fun. Then a concert this Friday night in the Newton Community High School Auditorium at 7:00, with the doors open at 6:00. The $20 per person ticket for the concert also includes a visit to the Burl Ives Mini Mobile Museum. All are invited to attend. For more information, logon at www.thenewchristyminstrels.com or call Brittany at 618-783-3399.
(OLNEY) The 2018 Sounds of Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow night in Bower Park in Olney. This week’s featured artist on the new stage provided by the First National Bank in Olney is Downtown Fattie, from 6:00 to 8:00. The concert series continues on the remaining Thursday nights through June and July, except for County Fair week. Everyone’s encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, plus concessions will be offered for sale by Walmart DC #6059 with all proceeds to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Check it out tomorrow night, the Sounds of Summer Concert Series in Olney’s Bower Park.
(OLNEY) The Cummins Municipal Band will be back in concert tonight at the Olney City Park Band Shell, starting at 7:30. All are welcomed to come out, bring your lawn chairs, and enjoy the music in Olney.