Lyons offers “Music Under the Tower” every Wednesday night

Lyons offers “Music Under the Tower” every Wednesday night

01-22-13CelebPostersThe Village of Lyons will host a series of outdoor music performances every Wednesday night beginning tonight (June 10) from 6:30 pm until 9 pm.

Music Under the Tower at 39th Street and Joliet Avenue will feature live music performance by Kaldi Jones. The performance will take place regardless of weather. Grab a blanket or some lawn chairs for a relaxing summer night. I hope to see you there!

The evening is hosted by the Village of Lyons, the Village of Lyons Parks and Recreation Department, and Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty.

“Music Under the Tower” at the Hofmann Tower is free and open to the public.

Members of the suburban Chicagoland-based performance group include: Patrick Keelan-Drums Arcadia Kust-Violin, Backing Vocals Jeff Kust-Guitar, Cuatro, Banjo, Backing Vocals Bryan McCauley-Bass, Backing Vocals Mike Rovner-Lead Vocals, Guitar

Hofmann Tower 39th and Joliet Road

Tonight (June 10) and every Wednesday 6:30 - 9:00

Featuring Kaldi Jones

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