Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series Announced

Live from the 100 block of West State Street this summer, under the iconic State Theatre of Ithaca marquee, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance is hosting the M&T Bank Summer Concert Series, Thursdays from 6 to 8pm until June 19th -September 4th along with one “Welcome Back Students Show” featuring the Sim Redmond Band September 5th. The shows are free and open to the public and the DIA invites the community to come and enjoy the fun. The 2014 Series brings a diverse range of musicians including passionate progressive funk band Mutorn Warriors, to the hip-hop and heavy bass of The Gunpoets. The series anticipates returning to the commons upon completion of the renovation project. Beverages will be available for purchase at each of the shows including regional beer and wine. Patrons can park in the Green or Seneca Street garages and walk to the series. Parking is free in the garages after 8pm, or at street meters after 6pm.Summer Concert Line-Up Thursdays 6 to 8pm unless otherwise indicated.June Line UpThursday 6/19 – Mutron Warriors – Funk/ AfrobeatThursday 6/26 – The Southern Tears – Retro Nashville CountryJuly Line Up***July 3 – (No Concert /Community Fireworks)Thursday 7/10 – Radio London – Rock and Roll Top 40s StyleThursday 7/17 – The Purple Valley – Swinging Blues & Rock and RollThursday 7/24 – The Destination – Favorites of 60’s& 70’sThursday 7/31 – The Horse Flies – Electric Old TimeAugust Line UpThursday 8/7 – Thousands of One – Funk, Soul & ReggaeThursday 8/14 – The Gunpoets – Hip HopThursday 8/21 – Rockwood Ferry – Progressive FolkThursday 8/28 – (*6-9pm) Jimkata and Second Dam – Electro Rock (Presented by GreenStar Natural Foods Market)September Line UpThursday 9/4 – The Blind Spots – Moxy RockFriday 9/5 – (*6-9pm) Welcome Back Students with Sim Redmond Band – Roots Rock*Visit www.downtownithaca.com or like us on Facebook for updates.

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