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OKC 2016 Sunday Twilight Concert Series begins

Darla Shelden Story by on July 17, 2016 . Click on author name to view all articles by this author. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.
Everyone can enjoy the free, family-friendly Twilight Concert Series at the Myriad Botanical Gardens every Sunday, from now through September 25 hosted by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City. Photo provided

Everyone is invited to enjoy the free, family-friendly Twilight Concert Series at the Myriad Botanical Gardens every Sunday, from now through September 25 hosted by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City. Photo provided

by Darla Shelden
City Sentinel Reporter

The Arts Council of Oklahoma City has announced the schedule for the 36thh annual Sunday Twilight Concert Series in downtown Oklahoma City. Everyone can enjoy the free, family-friendly summer concerts on Sunday evenings 7:30 to 9 p.m. from now through September 28. The concerts take place on the Great Lawn Stage at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno.

On Sunday, July 17, Hannah Wolff will perform a mix of alternative pop music.

Having spent more than 10 years in the music industry, (The Hannah Wolff Band has been hard at work fine-tuning her synth-pop/rock sound while gaining experience as a songwriter, engineer, producer, and business woman.

Wolff’ says her drive comes from her deep passion for creating music.

“Hannah’s energy is amazing and her music is just as infectious!” said Katelyn Carter, director of the Sunday Twilight Concert Series, “Her show will definitely be a high powered good time for all!”

This year’s lineup, which is subject to change, is as follows:

Following Hanna Wolff, entertainment for July 24 will be the JAH Mystics, a Red Dirt Reggae band, followed by singer/songwriters Susan Henrdon & Sky Meed on July 31.

An evening of Motown tunes with performer Moetowne Alex will kick off Sunday evenings in August followed by the bluegrass sounds of Mountain Smoke on August 14, hot salsa tunes by Orquesta D’Calle on August 21, and cover band Built for Speed wrapping the month up on August 28.

September audiences will hear performances by The Notionaries indie pop band on September 4 and rock/pop cover band Meanstreak on Sept. 11.  On Sept. 18 guests will enjoy the smooth big band tunes of the Al Good Orchestra.

On Sept. 25 Shortt Dogg will close out the 2016 concert season with some cool funk and R&B tunes.

Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and picnics; however pets, smoking and glass containers are prohibited.

“We’re happy to add to the quality of life in our community with Twilight Concerts for families and friends of all ages,” said Christina Rehkop, manager of community relations for Devon Energy. “Again this summer, downtown Oklahoma City will be a fun place for all to enjoy.”

The 2016 Sunday Twilight Concert Series is presented by Devon Energy with additional support from Oklahoma Arts Council, Allied Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Magic 104.1 – KMGL.

The Arts Council Oklahoma City is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to bringing the arts and the community together through free or low-cost cultural events and a variety of arts outreach activities that impact underserved populations.

Each year, Arts Council OKC events, programs and services reach nearly one million Oklahoma City residents and visitors.

For the complete list of performers and more details, visit www.artscouncilokc.com or call 405-270-4848.

Attendees of the Sunday Twilight Concert series are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and picnics; however pets, smoking and glass containers are prohibited. Photo provided.

Attendees of the Sunday Twilight Concert series are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and picnics; however pets, smoking and glass containers are prohibited. Photo provided.

During the Sunday Twilight Concert series local musicians, including Hannah Wolff, will perform a broad range of musical styles that will include reggae, swing, Latin, country, blues, funk and soul. Photo provided.

During the Sunday Twilight Concert series local musicians, including Hannah Wolff, will perform a broad range of musical styles that will include reggae, swing, Latin, country, blues, funk and soul. Hannah Wolff website photo

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