The city will host free concerts during the summer on Sundays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Fellows Park, 1000-1098 Fellows St. and South Main Avenue, Scranton.
The concerts are funded by the city of Scranton, Pocono Arts Council, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Lackawanna County Department of Arts & Culture and Scranton Area Foundation; and are produced by the Scranton Music Association.
Here’s the schedule:
- July 11: Paulette Costa & Friends
- July 18: The Fortunes
- July 25: West 3rd Street Band
- Aug. 1: Crazy Acres Band
- Aug. 8: The Frost
- Aug. 15: The Tom Hamilton Jazztet
- Aug. 22: Joe Stanky & the Cadets
- Aug. 29: Bill & Donna Arnold Band
A reporter for more than two decades, Jim Lockwood covers Scranton for The Times-Tribune, which he joined in 2011 after working at newspapers in New Jersey. His 2012 reporting of Scranton’s deepening financial crisis garnered him a statewide first-place award for news beat coverage in the Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association’s Keystone Press Awards. He also won the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s Public Notice Journalism Award in multiple years plus national journalism awards from The Public Notice Resource Center, including a first-place win in 2015, and a second-place showing in 2017. Married with three children, Jim lives in Pike County. Contact him at email@example.com or 570-348-9100, x5185.