A summertime tradition continues
Now in its 15th year, Roosevelt Summer Sundays continues an Ames summer tradition of free outdoor concerts at Roosevelt Park. Terrific local and regional bands take the stage each Sunday evening from June through mid-August. Come join us at the park!
Roosevelt Summer Sundays Concerts are produced by Friends of Roosevelt Park, and are made possible by generous contributions from our donors and sponsors. Don’t forget to sign up for our very occasional e-newsletter.
Community potluck and concert are a GO at Roosevelt Park today, August 20, 2017. The potluck begins at 6:00; the concert is at 7:00.
August 20, 2017 -Obsidian's Dream
Roosevelt Park, 9th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, Ames
Rain location: The Annex, 130 South Sheldon Ave., Ames. In case of inclement weather, a change of venue announcement will be made by 5:00 p.m. on concert day.
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Concerts begin at 7:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. Bring a lawn chair, bring your friends, and we’ll see you at the park! Note: please stay in the public park while attending the concert. The western boundary is marked by signs, beyond which is private property (The Roosevelt). Parking is available on the side streets surrounding the park. Please do not park in The Roosevelt parking lot.
June 4 -Parranderos Latin Combo [Latin jazz] Support for Parranderos Latin Combo is provided by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
June 11 -Vinyl Vagabonds [Rhythm & Blues]
June 18 -David Zollo & The Body Electric [Roots Rock]
June 25 -The Sundogs [Reggae]
July 2 -Great Caesar's Goat [Southern Rock/Alt Country]
July 9 -Redz Bluez [Blues]
July 16 -Courtney Krause [Indie/Folk]
July 23 -Brother Trucker [Roots Rock/Americana]
July 30 -Ben Schrag & The Cautionaries [Indie] Rockets of Desire [Alt Folk]
August 6 -Barn Owl Band [Folk/Bluegrass]
August 13 -Jason Danielson/Sam Salomone Quartet [Jazz]
August 20 -Obsidian's Dream [Jam Band/Groove Rock]
Susan Benner, Jeff Hart, John Hascall, Marty Helland, Jim Popken, Stacey Ross, Kymm Stokke, Elizabeth Wentzel
A grassroots music venue, Roosevelt Summer Sundays is a staple on the Iowa music scene. Our donors and sponsors keep the music playing year after year by giving to Friends of Roosevelt Park, a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization. All donations directly support RSS and Roosevelt Park, and are gratefully accepted.
Our free, family-friendly, outdoor concerts are made possible by people like you. Be a part of something special, send your contribution today:
Friends of Roosevelt Park
c/o Susan McNicholl, Treasurer
PO Box 575
Ames, IA 50010
Or… Donate online! Donations via PayPal will be routed through the Friends of Roosevelt Park site at www.rooseveltpark.net.
Thank you for your generous support of local music!
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