Monday, March 16, 2009

The Springfield Arts Council has announced the Summer Arts Fair schedule of events to be held, free, in Veteran's (Cliff) Park. Productions by local mainstays, The Springfield Civic Theater and Springfield Symphony Orchestra will be joined by tribute bands and B-List pop stars.

June 18
John Waite. The former Babys frontman who later fronted Bad English.

June 19
Parrots of the Caribbean, the Jimmy Buffett tribute thing.

June 20
Maureen McGovern

June 21
The Springfield Symphony Orchestra

June 24
The Eagles tribute band Hotel California

June 25
The Flying Karamazov Brothers juggling and comedy.

June 26
SignStage performs "Adventures of Dr. Doolittle" at 2 p.m.

June 26
Homegrown singer-songwriter Griffin House

June 27
Oleta Adams. The R&B singer and opening act, Down Deep.

July 2-5
Springfield Civic Theatre - The Music Man

July 7
The Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band.

July 8
The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will accompany silent comedy classics starring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd.

July 9
The Yu Wei Chinese Dance Collection.

July 10
Phil Dirt and the Dozers

July 11
Irish Fest

July 12
Pic 'n' Fiddle Fest.

July 15
The Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra at 7 p.m.

July 16
Colin Hay

July 17-18
Beginning at 5 p.m., the Rhythm and Ribs Fest will be headlined by smooth sax player Warren Hill at 8 p.m. July 17, and the Urban Jazz Coalition at 8 p.m.July 18.

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