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July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us on Friday evenings from 7-9 pm this summer for LakewoodAlive’s Front Porch Concert Series! Sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James, the series brings free, live music to the front porch of Lakewood Public Library in Downtown Lakewood.
Week 6 of the series features Drumplay, a Cleveland-based ensemble that fuses jazz and folk elements while using world rhythms with a percussive pulse. Founded in 1992, this mainstay on Northeast Ohio’s music scene originally formed to play a show in place of another band that had just disbanded. Since then, it has spent many years wowing audiences with a unique sound built on improvised percussion.
During its 25-year history, Drumplay has performed with numerous talented musicians, toured both regionally and within Europe, released multiple studio albums and been named winners of the Best World Music Act in the Cleveland Free Times Music Awards. The band consists of J. Scott Franklin (trumpet, flugelhorn, lead vocals), George Lee (acoustic bass, whistling, vocals), James Onysko (djembe, bongos, bells, conch shells) and John Stebal (drum kit).
Attendees are encouraging to bring their family, friends, blankets, chairs and snacks for an entertaining evening at this open-air venue. In the event of inclement weather, the affected concert will be moved into the library’s auditorium
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