WILTON MANORS, Fla., Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Live music will once again return to Mickel Park in Wilton Manors. Featuring various artists and bands, across several different musical genres, the first of the five free concerts will kick off on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
"Building an engaged community stems from community offerings that are attractive and fun, such as the concert series at Mickel Park," said Mayor Gary Resnick. "Great neighborhoods are all about gathering places, and there is nothing better than spending an evening in a beautiful park surrounded by friends and family while live music is performed."
The Music at Mickel concert series will take place on the third Friday of every month from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with the exception of March. Due to the St. Patrick's Day holiday, the concert featuring Life Line, A Tribute to Heart, will take place on Friday, March 24, 2017. Food trucks will be on-site serving up gourmet food and refreshments, a cash bar will be available, and residents are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs.
The complete Music at Mickel Concert Series schedule is as follows:
January 20, 2017; 7:30 p.m. – Jam Port Authority performing rock, funk and jazz music.
February 17, 2017; 7:30 p.m. – Grindstone performing acoustic rock and alternative music.
March 24, 2017; 7:30 p.m. – Life Line, A Tribute to Heart
April 21, 2017; 7:30 p.m. – The Planets, performing rock n' roll alternative music.
In addition to the Music at Mickel Concert Series, classical music lovers are invited on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7 p.m. to enjoy the musical talents of Solo Guitarist, Jack Sanders. This free concert, sponsored in part by the Piatigorsky Foundation, an organization with the mission of making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States, is free to attend and appropriate for all ages.
For more information regarding the concerts at Mickel Park, please contact the City's Leisure Services Department at (954) 390-2130 or visit wiltonmanors.com.
ABOUT THE CITY OF WILTON MANORS
Wilton Manors was laid out in 1925 by Edward John "Ned" Willingham, a land developer from Georgia, as an upscale residential community. It was recognized as a Village in 1947 and incorporated as a City in 1953. Today, the City of Wilton Manors offers all the benefits of a big city from shopping, to hip restaurants and bars, a burgeoning arts community and tons of community events, yet still maintains a cozy, community-feeling offering miles of natural waterways perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding and other outdoor activities. Recently named the "Second Gayest City" in the United States, the City of Wilton Manors celebrates a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents. To learn more about the live, work and play opportunities in Wilton Manors call (954) 390-2100 or visit www.wiltonmanors.com.
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