Sunday, June 12 - 6 PM
THE MAGIC OF ELI
An international award winning magician, Eli has been booked in Las Vegas, New York, throughout the US, Rome and Beijing. His youthful energy and style harkens back to the golden age of magic.
Sunday, June 12
MOTOWN SOUNDS OF TOUCH
This group performs all your favorite Motown hits and has shared the stage with many hit makers such as The Temptations, Foreigner, Rick Springfield, Al Green and many more. Very entertaining and so much fun.
Thursday, June 16
For over 10 years Helen was a musical lead in London’s West End. Broadway called and she relocated to the US and has been a featured vocalist for the Cleveland Orchestra and the Florida Symphony. Her lifetime of entertainment and musical experiences is featured in tonight’s event, Songs of Our Lives along with her band Big Wow.
Sunday, June 19
ASHLAND AREA COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND
Directed by Joe Lewis, Director of Bands at Ashland University. AACCB returns to the Bandshell stage to celebrate Father’s Day. Not seen on our stage since 2019, we welcome this outstanding group recognized as one of Ohio’s finest performers of Broadway selections, classic marches and masterworks for concert band. Members of this exciting part of our community, hail from Ashland and the surrounding area.
Thursday, June 23
Named for the famous opening in Sweet Home Alabama, this band is dedicated to the authentic sound that was instrumental in bringing southern rock to the masses and will take you on a memorable southern journey performing all of your favorite Lynyrd Skynyrd hits.
Sunday, June 26
JOHN ADAMS BAND, John Denver Tribute
Come celebrate the iconic singer/songwriter John Denver with the amazing John Adams. Close your eyes and you will find yourself in Colorado’s High Country listening to Denver hits such as Rocky Mountain High, Annie’s Song, Sunshine on My Shoulder, Thank God I’m a Country Boy and many more.
Thursday, June 30
FAITHFULLY, Journey/Eagles Tribute
All the way from Cape Coral, FLA. this band re-creates the music of Journey & The Eagles with high energy lead singer John Allen. Faithfully has opened for major artists such as Jefferson Starship, Sawyer Brown and country’s sweetheart Jo Dee Messina. Prepare to be taken back and sing along with such powerful hits as “Don’t Stop Believin”, ‘Separate Ways” , “Faithfully”, “ Hotel California” and “Desperado”
Sunday July 3
ASHLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The ‘Pops in the Park’ concert returns. Celebrate our nation’s Independence Day with Ashland Symphony Orchestra in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Guy C. Myers Memorial Band Shell.
Thursday, July 7
THE OOLONG GURUS
Performing a mixture of Rock, Country, Bluegrass and Blues this group has received excellent reviews resulting in performances on national radio and television. With a unique sound they play a variety of popular musical styles and songs along with their acclaimed original music. The group has toured the eastern U S extensively receiving great reviews along the way.
Sunday, July 10
ESCAPE THE CIRCUS
This high energy rock and pop cover band will have everyone dancing. Not just a band, but an event that will appeal to both young and old. They play all your favorites from the 80’s through today.
July 12 – 16
22nd ANNUAL ASHLAND CHAUTAUQUA
Opening Acts @ 7 PM
Actor/Scholars @ 8 PM
Sunday, July 17
Led by Neil Ebert, this 10 piece cover band excels in an array of instruments, backup and lead vocals. All members hail from Ashland and recreate performances in a wide variety of musical styles, including artists such as Michael Bublé, Jimmy Buffet, Lionel Ritchie and Chris Stapleton to name a few.
Thursday, July 21
This group has captured Louisiana music fans across the country. Led by French speaking fiddler & accordionist Dennis Stroughmatt, the band keeps listeners enthralled with a mix of contemporary blues, swamp pop, traditional creole and zydeco tunes.
Sunday, July 24
RAQUEL & THE WILDFLOWERS
There’s a new face in country music that has quickly grabbed the attention of music fan across the nation. This nationally touring energetic powerhouse blends the sounds of traditional country music with their own interpretation and original tunes. The group has performed with headlining artists such as Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown and opened for multi-platinum artist Andy Grammer.
Thursday, July 28
This 8 piece band features a 3 piece horn section performing CHICAGO’S greatest hits along with all the iconic Horn Band hits of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. This band gives an amazing tribute to Chicago along with Earth Wind & Fire, Blood Sweat & Tears, Stevie Wonder and many more, offering a fast paced family friendly show that appeals to a wide audience.
Sunday, July 31
Seeking to bring new life to Italy’s diverse history of regional folk music through modern arrangements of near- extinct folk song, the interpretations are variously surprising, playful, mournful and bewitching. The groups dynamic work seeks to inspire audiences of all ethnic heritages to treasure their musical roots. Alla Boara has received critical acclaim for its originality and accessibility.
Thursday, August 4
This group plays an eclectic mix of classical jazz and video game music. The very talented group of Ashland area musicians is led by Capital University senior music major and the Band Shell’s stage manager, Satch Garlock.
Sunday, August 7
SOUTH STREET JAZZ CO.
The group’s common bond is their love of music, specifically jazz standards. They encompass a variety of jazz styles always with their own twist and flair. Singer, Melissa is a graduate of Ashland University and sang with the Cleveland Orchestra for 5 years.
Thursday, August 11
For more than 11 years, this Northcoast Americana band has been weaving a musical tapestry and igniting a following of dedicated fans. With heartfelt vocals, honest songwriting, blazing instrumental solos and onstage chemistry, this quartet is the definition of great Americana music. Banjoist/songwriter Laurie Michelle Caner and violinist Eddie Caner formed Hey Mavis while serving as artists-in-residence in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Sunday, August 14
ASHLAND REGIONAL BALLET
Sarah Cyders, Artistic Director. Our traditional final event of the concert series, ARB presents performances in a wide range of styles including ballet, modern, jazz and tap offering great entertainment for the entire family and a richer artistic atmosphere in our community.