Sizzle With Live Music As Downtown Sounds Debuts In Shelton

SHELTON, Conn. — There's another reason to visit Downtown Shelton this summer season: free live music! 

Downtown Sounds returns to Shelton on Friday, July 22.
Downtown Sounds returns to Shelton on Friday, July 22. Photo Credit: Celebrate Shelton website

Celebrate Shelton​ and Liberty Bank are proud to announce the second annual “Downtown Sounds: Concert Series at Veterans Memorial Park," which will take place on Fridays, starting this Friday July 22, and continuing July 29 and Aug. 5. Concerts are from 5 to 9 p.m.  ​

"Each night, 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. each night, there will be live music from sought-after local and regional bands," said Michael Skrtic, another co-creator of Celebrate Shelton. 

The musical lineup includes: The Royal Din and The Balkun Brothers on July 22; The Alpaca Gnomes and Hubinger Street with the Kazoo Crew Family Band on July 29; and Frank Viele and West End Blend on Aug. 5. 

"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. "We are looking forward to another successful summer concert series, and hope to see you there." 

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 city-wide initiative, was created by small business owners Heriot-Mikula, Skrtic and Tickey. Learn more about Celebrate Shelton at

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