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Bluegrass performance in Mayville

August 8, 2012
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

MAYVILLE - The bluegrass band Generic Grass will be the featured musical performers for the Thursday, Aug. 9 Entertainment in the Park summer concert.

Held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the performance will be held in the Village Green Park in Mayville, located on the corner of the Routes 430 and 394 intersection uptown.

Generic Grass has been entertaining audiences throughout the tri-state area for over 20 years. The Slogan, Bluegrass for All Occasions, is appropriate for the band because of the wide variety of musical styles played by the band while staying within the tradition of using all acoustic instruments. The band plays traditional bluegrass, swing, folk, classic rock and American standards music. Performances are tailored to the wishes of the audience. The band has recorded albums which have been well received by listeners. Members of the band include Carl Hultman on guitar and vocals, Barb Schwartz on banjo, guitar and vocals, Brian Carroll-Hunt on mandolin, harmonica and vocals and Dick Thomson on acoustic bass. These very talented musical artists have graced the Entertainment in the Park concert stage many times in the past and all attending are sure to enjoy this performance. Remember to bring seating.

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The bluegrass band Generic Grass will be the featured musical performers for the Thursday, Aug. 9 Entertainment in the Park summer concert from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the Village Green Park in Mayville.

Rainbow the Clown - a.k.a Jerry Stimson - will also be on hand to entertain the children with face painting and balloon sculptures. Rainbow is very popular with the children and they're sure to have a great time, also.

In case of rain, the concert will be held at the Carlson Community Center located at Lakeside Park in Mayville along Route 394 on Chautauqua Lake. This long-running summer concert series is provided free to the public through the generous sponsorship and funding by the Village of Mayville and Town of Chautauqua. More information about this concert series or the Mayville/Chautauqua area can be obtained by calling the Mayville/Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce at 753-3113. A 50/50 drawing will also be held at each of the concerts this summer, with the winner announced just before the end of the performance. The proceeds benefit the Chamber of Commerce and its work in the area.

 
 
 

 

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