Here's what they are saying about 2011 . . . Articles to come
Standby,,,,,, we just received our State of Connecticut approval for 5 years to produce the concerts at Harkness,,,,we will update you with all the articles as they come in !
Last year's notes from the media . . .
Here's What they said about our first Concert Series in the Summer of 2010. . .
Bring Our Music Back, Inc in collaboration with Kitchings Productions presents August Nights at Harkness . . . Music the way it was. The concerts to be held at Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford CT are scheduled for August 4 with performances by the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band of New Orleans and August 12, the one and only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, under the direction of Buddy Morrow, the Gentleman’s King of Big Band Swing. All concerts will be held from 6p-10p. Doors open At 5:30 for traditional picnicking. The Bee and Thistle Inn of Old Lyme will sponsor the Best Picnic awards.
President, Frank Bombaci, Sr of Bring Our Music Back, Inc and Ken Kitchings of Kitchings Productions will work with the community to bring music back to Harkness Memorial Park the way it was in the beginning... simple, professionally produced, wonderful mid-week music, all about family, friends and community enjoying the beauty of al fresco music in one of Connecticut’s state treasures, Harkness Memorial State Park. The goal of August Nights at Harkness is to stage a community involved event for the whole family to enjoy while picnicking in the park on a summers night . All concerts will open with a youth music performance.
Bring Our Music Back, Inc is a pending non-profit 501c3 (application submitted 3/10) organization dedicated to the enrichment of life and healing through music in support of aspiring musicians, programs and services within our communities. The initiative of our concerts is designed to give burgeoning talent a voice and venue with national recording artists while providing a platform to raise funds to give back to music initiatives within the community. This is Music with Purpose.
The 2010 August Nights at Harkness beneficiaries will include:
- The Isaac School
- New London High School music scholarship awards
- The Yellow Bus Fund of the Lyman Allyn Museum
- Bring Our Music Back, Inc community music initiatives of the organization.
Concert Tickets are $20.00 in advance; $25.00 at the Door and Ticket Packages for both concerts are $ 37.00. Children under 12 Free with an adult. All Military are free with id. Group sales rates available (15 or more).
For ticket information and schedule please read more about the events here. or call (860) 434-1882