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Groove On Over To Shelton For The 2017 Downtown Sounds Series

Downtown Sounds returns to Shelton on Friday, July 21.
Downtown Sounds returns to Shelton on Friday, July 21. Photo Credit: Celebrate Shelton website

SHELTON, Conn. — Celebrate Shelton’s third annual Downtown Sounds concert series will bring groovy tunes and tasty bites to Veterans Memorial Park starting next week.

And this year, a portion of any proceeds raised through donations will go to the Lower Naugatuck Valley Boys & Girls Club.

"We are thrilled to continue this free summer concert series in downtown Shelton with a great musical lineup and an enjoyable place for families to gather each Friday evening,” said Jimmy Tickey, Celebrate Shelton co-creator.

The festivities begin Friday, July 21 with Jay Russell & the Split Coils and The Alpaca Gnomes. Friday, July 28 features Gracie Day & The Knights and Wise Old Moon and Creamery Station and Hubinger Street will round out the schedule on Aug. 4.

Each concert begins at 6 p.m. and this year Celebrate Shelton has added a pre-concert Kids Hour featuring Danny Magic, Sterling Theater Company and Bring the Hoopla. The evenings will run from 5 to 9 p.m.

Each night also offers a selection of food trucks, handmade artisans and a beer garden. This year’s vendors will include Pierogies on Wheels, Rita’s Italian Ice, Fryborg, Shoreline Prime Meats & Deli, Sal’s Pizza Truck, Dad’s Food Truck and Tipsy Cones.

The concerts are free, but there is a suggested donation of $5 to help sustain Celebrate Shelton. A portion will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club at season’s end.

Want to know more about Celebrate Shelton? Head to their website .

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