Jay Dempsey Band Playing Washington Park on Friday

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The Jay Dempsey Band

The Jay Dempsey Band featuring country music at its best will be featured at the 2018 Concerts in the Park on Friday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton.

Jay’s country band features some seasoned players from the bands “Highway Call” & “High Times.” Returning to the lineup are veterans Jim Pavelski on drums, Don Hemmer on pedal steel, electric guitar, Chuck Davis on bass & vocals and the talented Phred Mileski on vocals and keyboards.

Jay’s 2018 show includes some well-known traditional country tunes, featuring the pedal steel guitar, Texas Country, Southern rock and some favorite country contemporary radio hits. The band recently performed the Mohegan Sun 2018 BBQ Festival, the Taste of Mystic and North Stonington Fair.  A free, family fun City of Groton Concert not to be missed!

Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department co-sponsor and co-produce the concert series. Joe Presti provides sound production for all concerts.

The remaining concerts:

July 27 –  9Teen

August 17 – Souls on Fire

Check out the complete Concerts in the Park 2018 schedule.

For concert information or cancellation notices, call 860-446-4129, the concert hotline. Food is available on site. The Groton Little League operates the concession stand.

The concerts are designed to be especially appealing to families for a fun, inexpensive night out. Spectators are encouraged to bring their families and perhaps a picnic supper.  The concert site also has sufficient room on the basketball court for dancing.

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