Rock On Band featuring Nance Sias rounds out popular summer series on Sept. 16

Every successful performance deserves an encore, and the Front Porch Concert Series is no exception.  That’s why Lakewood Public Library and LakewoodAlive have added a 12th concert to culminate this popular summer series. Rock On Band featuring Nance Sias takes the stage in Downtown Lakewood at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, for a special edition concert sponsored by Paisley Monkey.

LakewoodAlive Front Porch Concert Series

A 12th performance has been added to the 2016 Front Porch Concert Series on Friday, Sept. 16.  (Photo Credit: Alex Belisle/Faces of Lakewood)

The Front Porch Concert Series – sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James – features free, live music on the front porch of Lakewood Public Library (15425 Detroit Avenue) in Downtown Lakewood for 12 consecutive Fridays.  The series aims to foster and sustain Lakewood’s vibrancy while providing a family-friendly summer entertainment option.

Rock on Band featuring Nance Sias will perform to celebrate the success of the Front Porch Concert Series, which is now in its sixth year and has drawn several thousand concert-goers to Downtown Lakewood this summer.  This singer-guitarist duo has been known to delight audiences with a fun selection of children’s songs, including Disney favorites and other recognizable classics.

“Once again, the Front Porch Concert Series has been a tremendous success, contributing to the growing vibrancy of our downtown district,” said Ian Andrews, Executive Director of LakewoodAlive.  “With this success in mind, Lakewood Public Library and LakewoodAlive decided this summer’s concert series deserves an encore, and this is the first time we’re offering a dozen front porch performances in one year.”

Now in its sixth year, the popular Front Porch Concert Series adds vibrancy and an enhanced sense of community to Lakewood’s urban core, drawing several thousand attendees annually.  Each week showcases a different style of music while Lakewoodites and visitors enjoy an entertaining evening at an open-air venue.  Attendees are encouraged to bring family, friends, snacks, blankets and chairs.

The Front Porch Concert Series is generously supported by the following sponsors: Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James (title sponsor), Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, City of Lakewood, Cox Communications, Discount Drug Mart, Lakewood Public Library, Lion & Blue, Paisley Monkey, Pillars of Lakewood and Vance Music Studios.