Thu, 06/09/2011 - 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Free noontime concerts at Granite Mills Park in High Falls.
The High Falls Business Association has once again teamed up with the Hochstein School of Music & Dance and WXXI to present Hochstein at High Falls, a noontime summer concert series.
The series includes nine outdoor concerts Thursday afternoons at 12:15pm during June, July and August. Weather permitting, they will be held in the Granite Mills Park near the Pont de Rennes Bridge and will feature a diverse mix of musical artists and instructors. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own seating and lunch, or pick up a great lunch area restaurants (like La Luna, Caribbean Chateau, and Fina's Cafe). Each performance runs approximately 30 minutes. WXXI-FM afternoon host Chris Van Hoff will introduce the featured musical talent each week.
The June 9 concert features Thunder Body, a five-member band with roots in reggae and experimental dub. Band members include founder Matthew O'Brian on vocals and drums; Rachel Orke on rhodes, clavinet, melodic and space sounds; Jeremiah Pacheco on bass guitar; Dennis Mariano on guitar and vocals; and Brian Blatt on space sounds.
Hochstein at High Falls is made possible with support from Ardent Learning Center, M5 Networks Inc., Entercom Communications, SEI Group, HUNT Engineers, Stantec, LaBella Associates, The Mills at High Falls, Norry Management Corporation, Phoenix Graphics, Roberts Communications, Partners + Napier, and Ward Greenberg law firm.