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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Free Wednesday Concerts at Noon May 9-June 27 at Founders Park

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Springfield, MO — Downtown Springfield’s Founders Park hosts the annual Wednesday Concerts at Noon series Wednesdays, May 9-June 27, 12:15-12:45 p.m., at 330 E. Water St.

Guests are invited to bring their lunch to enjoy this free concert outdoor concert series, featuring a variety of local performers. Concerts include:

May 9 Joni Lemons, singer/guitarist

May 16 Anthony and The Clarkey, rock-n-roll band

May 23 Springfield Little Theatre, musical theater performance

May 30 US Air Force Bane, acoustic rock band

June 6 Chris Cory, folk blues

June 13 Springfield Community Jazz ensemble, Big Band jazz

June 20 Charlie Rosenbury, singer/guitarist

June 27 Sarah M. Smith, vocals and acoustic guitar

Maritime Gourmet Coffee and Pastries sells lunch and snacks on site during the concerts.

The series is presented by the Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.

Founders Park marks the site where Springfield was first established in 1829. The park, designed to resemble a former quarry on the site, includes photos and illustrations detailing Springfield’s history, a fountain and an outdoor amphitheater, home of the concert series as well as Movies at Founders Park, a weekend movie series in June and July.

For more information, visit ParkBoard.org/Founders.

For media inquiries, contact Barb Baker, the Downtown Springfield Community Improvement Manager, at 417-812-6101, or Jenny Fillmer Edwards, Public Information Administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-874-2943 (office) or 417-224-5510 (mobile) or email .

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