Live music starts at 7 p.m. from the front porch of Lakewood Public Library
Seeking to cut loose and have some fun this weekend? Look no further than LakewoodAlive’s Front Porch Concert Series, which welcomes lively swing band Red Light Roxy this Friday, August 11.
Sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James, the Front Porch Concert Series features free, live music on the front steps of Lakewood Public Library (15425 Detroit Avenue) in Downtown Lakewood from 7 to 9 p.m. for 11 consecutive Fridays. The series, which aims to foster Lakewood’s vibrancy while providing a family-friendly summer entertainment option, runs through September 15.
Week 6 brings to the stage Red Light Roxy, an authentic swingin’ jazz and blues band. This sextet plays an upbeat mix of jazz standards, jump blues, swing, boogie-woogie and a dash of old-school R&B. Its setlist originates from the Great American Songbook and includes familiar songs made famous by such legendary performers as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong.
Red Light Roxy has performed at the Tri-C JazzFest, Lock3Live in Akron and Wade Oval Wednesday in University Circle, as well as at a variety of swing dances and summer concerts throughout the region. The band consists of Dave Sterner (Saxophone), Glenn Davis (Drums), Joe Hunter (Piano), Daris Adkins (Guitar), Demetrius Steinmetz (Bass) and Eileen Burns (Vocals).
Now in its seventh year, LakewoodAlive’s 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. Visit LakewoodAlive.org/FrontPorchConcerts for more information.
The Front Porch Concert Series is generously supported by the following sponsors:
Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James