By Morgan Murphy
For the Opelika Observer
Ready to enjoy live music on a warm summer evening in Opelika? Look no further than Summer Swing at Municipal Park every Tuesday evening beginning May 1 at 7 p.m.
This musical tradition consists of a 13-week concert series that showcases a wide variety of genres including: gospel, soul, jazz, R&B, oldies, country, big band swing, folk and community band music.
The Opelika Band Boosters will be preparing hamburgers and hotdogs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for a nominal fee, and Charter Bank will be providing complimentary lemonade during each concert. There will also be free rides on the Rocky Brook Rocket.
Following is a full schedule for the 2018 Summer Swing series:
May 1: OHS Symphonic, Concert and Jazz Bands
May 8: Lee-Scott Academy Jazz Band
May 15: East Alabama Community Band
May 22: Kidd Blue
May 29: Crossroads
June 5: Bill J. Brooks – ELVIS Lives!
June 12: Route 66
June 19: Conner Loore, Neil Diamond and Friends Show
June 26: Muse
July 10: Martha’s Trouble
July 17: Fedoras
July 24: James Brown Trio
July 31: Back to School Bash
This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 334-705-5560 or email LChesser@opelika-al.gov.