The Grove City Summer Sizzle Concert Series kicks off at 7 p.m., Friday, May 25 with a Salute to America’s Finest performed by the Grove City Community Winds in Grove City Town Center. The concerts take place Fridays, 7-8:30 p.m., featuring a wide array of Grove City and central Ohio musicians, the concert series is sponsored by the Grove City Parks and Recreation Department. The venue for most concerts is George Edge Music Park on Broadway, at the corner of Park Street and Broadway.

Summer Sizzle Concert Series

May 25, Grove City Community Winds (patriotic marches/jazz)
June 1, Endless Recess (children’s variety/family favorites)
June 8, The Conspiracy Band (jazz/pop/R&B), CANCELED
June 22, Agent 99 (’70s and ’80s)
June 29, Rezes-Hall Band (classic rock)
July 13, Whiskey Would (Southern rock/country)
July 20, Robin Lacy and DeZydeco (zydeco/creole rock), CANCELDE
Aug. 3, The Usual Suspects (’70s, ’80s and ’90s)
Aug. 10, The Moonbats (’50s and ’60s rock), CANCELED
Aug. 17, The Russell Blue Band (jazz/Latin/pop/R&B)

We’re partnering with Southwest Public Libraries to kick off the Summer Reading Program, Friday, June 1 with engaging activities, crafts and fun for the family. The concert series moves to Gantz Park, 2255 Home Road, one week only, as we kick off National Parks and Recreation Month at 6 p.m., Friday, July 6. Explore Gantz Park’s farmhouse, gardens, barn and scenic walking paths and join in the fun with a special Summer Sizzle concert featuring the Central Ohio Brass Band from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo.

Concerts are also planned during special events featuring The Tom Daugherty Orchestra performing patriotic tunes 7 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, June 15 at Grove City presents Ohio Flags of Honor and the annual Homecoming Celebration featuring RockHouse, 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, July 27, in historic Grove City Town Center.

For additional information, call the Grove City Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050. Weather-related cancellation information is available at the Grove City Facebook and Twitter pages or call the weather hotline at 614-277-3060 the day of the event.