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Home Green Rye Town Park Concert Tuesday at Rye Town Park: “Vital FunkShun”

Concert Tuesday at Rye Town Park: “Vital FunkShun”

This Tuesday, June 28, 2016 “Vital FunkShun” will be performing a concert at Rye Town Park as part of the park’s Twilight Tuesdays concert series. Well-known local drummer Tommy Giorgi serves as the Soul Train’s heartbeat and “engineer.”

Vital FunkShun

What: “Vital FunkShun” Concert
When: Tuesday, June 28; 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave. Rye, NY
How Much: Parking $5; Resident Permit Holders $4; Resident Senior Permits Free

The 6-piece band serves up a combination of great rock, pop and light jazz standards with a generous helping of classic soul. This concert will feature a tribute to the musical genius of “Prince.”

In addition to Mr. Giorgi, band members include: Bob Lammers – lead guitar; lead vocals; Bud Maltin – sax, keyboard, and vocals; Lily White, sax; Tim Downey – Bass, and vocals; and, Sue Downey – Rhythm Guitar, and vocals.

The concert will be located by the beach near the Dearborn Avenue entrance to the park. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Admission is free, and parking at Rye Town Park after 4 pm. will be $5 – $4 for resident permit holders senior permit holders, Free. Nearby residents are encouraged to walk.

Space in the pavilion will be set aside for dancing.

All concerts will be held rain or shine, except in case of thunderstorms. Picnicking is welcome. Some seating will be available, but people are encouraged to bring blankets or beach chairs. Dining and takeout is available at the nearby Seaside Johnnie’s Restaurant.

This is the 2nd of seven free concerts that will be held on Tuesdays in July and August. The concert series is sponsored in part by G. Griffin Wine and Spirts.

For further information phone Rye Town Park at 967-0965.


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