. Tonight, Sunday, May 16th, is the first free summer concert at Green Lane Park of the 2021 season! Morrow and Ford will take the stage at 6 p.m., and keep on playing until 8 p.m., with a mix of music, featuring “the vast and rich catalogue of Jerry Garcia and David Grisman.” All ages are welcome, and everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfortable seating on the grassy expanse. There are also picnic tables not far from the concert area, which is nice for a pre-show meal, and a playground within sight of the performance area. The bandstand is located near the tennis courts and parking lot at 2298 Green Lane Road, Green Lane Pa.
The 2021 Summer Concert Lineup at Green Lane Park continues throughout the season, with one show a month. All concerts are free and begin at 6 p.m.
- Sunday, June 13th – The Red Hill Band; founded in 1900 with members ranging in age from 16- 93
- Sunday, July 18th – Steve Pullaro and His Cool Beans Band; top children and family concert performer
- Sunday, August 8th – Little Red Rooster Blues Band
Wunderbarn, at Rainbow Tomatoes, is once more holding Third Friday Variety Hours, and is adding more arts events throughout the summer – many free and open to the public! This Friday, May 21st, the Foolbright Scholars will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. Parking can be a bit tricky, but that’s not the only reason one should try and get there early – the farmstand and shop will be open and have assorted refreshments including baked goods available for sale, along with zines, books, art, and other interesting miscellaneous items. The June Variety Hour, on Friday, June 18th, will feature Lewis Everline, a 95 year old storyteller telling tales of Appalachia. Third Friday events are free and open to the public.
Vaudeville Storytime is another of the Wunderbarn’s summertime series. Pocket Joys (who has previously appeared locally at Make Music Upper Perk) will be on site at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 5th;
Join us for some whimsical music from the Pocket Joys. This is a sea-themed, family friendly event where we explore the underwater world of our imaginations through song, words, and a fun, make-and-take found object sea anemone.
Donations accepted at event. Outdoor seating. Wear a mask.https://www.actsofjennius.com/wunderbarn
On Monday, June 21st, Make Music Upper Perk is back with live performances all outdoors, all free, all open to the public, and all over the Upper Perkiomen Valley. The 2021 event will be held in 13 locations with music going from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. (different times at different spaces). Come celebrate music and enjoy part or all of the day out in the community. A detailed schedule of musicians with times and places will be published online soon, and will also appear in handouts at various spaces in the area, as well as in the Town and Country newspaper. Some of the performances will be livestreamed and available to watch on the Make Music Upper Perk Facebook page – a specific schedule for livestreams will also be available online before June 21st.