Shelton Heats Up For Final 'Downtown Sounds' Concert Of The Summer

SHELTON, Conn. — The “Downtown Sounds: Concert Series at Veterans Memorial Park" will wrap up second season with a show this Friday, Aug. 5, featuring the bands Frank Viele and West End Blend.

Michael Skrtic, Jimmy Tickey and Nicole Heriot Mikula of Celebrate Shelton
Michael Skrtic, Jimmy Tickey and Nicole Heriot Mikula of Celebrate Shelton Photo Credit: Facebook

And, Liberty Bank has sponsored Tipsy Cones to give the first 500 ice cream cones away for free at the event, which runs from5 to 9 p.m.

Celebrate Shelton​ and Liberty Bank are the sponsors of the series, which has taken place the last two Fridays. (Click here to read about last week's show in the Daily Voice.) ​

"We will welcome handmade artisan vendors, a beer garden sponsored by Two Roads Brewing Company, and ​ food trucks for families to enjoy" said Nicole Heriot-Mikula, co-creator of Celebrate Shelton. 

Food trucks will include: Caseus Cheese Truck, Common Bond Market, Dad's Food Truck, Mama Dee's Italian Kitchen, Gypsy Joe Cafe, Pierogies on Wheels and Tipsy Ice Cream Cones. 

"Starting at 5 p.m., there will be live music from sought-after local and regional bands," said Michael Skrtic, another co-creator of Celebrate Shelton. 

"We are thrilled to continue this free summer concert series in Downtown Shelton with live music, food and activities for families" said Jimmy Tickey who is also a co-creator of Celebrate Shelton. 

Downtown Sounds: Concert Series at Veterans Memorial Park is sponsored by Celebrate Shelton and Liberty Bank, with support from R.D. Scinto, City of Shelton, as well as The Valley Community Foundation, Electri-Cable Assemblies and Avalon Shelton. 

Celebrate Shelton, a citywide initiative, was created by small business owners — Nicole Heriot-Mikula, Michael Skrtic and Jimmy Tickey. Learn more about Celebrate Shelton at

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