As published in the Record Journal June 30, 2013
WALLINGFORD — The Twilight Tunes concert series on Wednesdays starts next
month at the parade grounds.
the town’s superintendent of recreation, says the program has a real family
atmosphere and people usually bring picnic dinners or end up eating nearby
restaurants afterward. Attendance is free. The Parks and Recreation Department
co-sponsors the event with Stop & Shop.
Avenue Groove will give the first of five performances on July 10 from 7
to 8:30 p.m.
Singer Laura Noonan, music
director at Suffield Middle School, leads the six-piece R&B/funk cover band
described on its website as having “attitude.” The group has an iPhone app
complete with free songs, photos, videos and a schedule of their upcoming shows.
Just search for Avenue Groove in the App Store.
The Beatles Forever tribute band follows on July 17; Memphis Soul will
perform on July 24; 2003 Connecticut Star Search winner Latanya Farrell takes
the stage on Aug. 7 and The Cover Story Band goes on Aug. 14.
In the event of rain, the concerts are usually canceled by
4 p.m. on the day of the show, Bjorkman said.
— Eric Heredia