Down-home Meets Donnegal as Concerts Return to the Garden

GardenConcertsFor the ninth season, music will be wafting from the garden next to the Children’s Room at the Hyde Park Branch Library on Thursday evenings in July and August from 6:30 to 7:30. In the event of excessive heat or rain, the concerts move into air-conditioned Menino Hall.

The inaugural concert features the Bill Walczak Combo this Thursday, July 10. Bill promises a foot-tapping gathering of classic Country and Irish folk. “Dancing/singing along are strictly encouraged,” he adds.

Get out your calendars! Here is the Summer 2014 schedule.

  • July 10    Bill Walczak Combo    (Country, Folk Irish)
  • July 17    Patrice Monahan Jazz Trio    (Easy Listening Jazz)
  • July 24    JCB Trio Straight Ahead (Jazz)
  • July 31    Jumping Juba    (Americana: Blues and R&R)
  • August 7    Bright Moments  (Music of Mingus and Kirk)
  • August 14    Fox and Branch    (Family-Friendly Folk)
  • August 21    Tony Cibotti    (American Songbook)

The concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library, and for the third summer are fully funded by a grant from the Blue Hills Bank Charitable Foundation.