SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Following Wednesday evening’s performance by the Von Storch Quartet and Bill Carter, Music for Models is the next band on the Lakeside Wednesday Concerts lineup.
The group, which covers a musical smorgasbord of current dance, pop, rock, R&B and hip hop genres, as well as classic rock, reggae, Latin, jazz standards and more, will play from 6 p.m. to dusk Wednesday, Aug. 3 under the Hillside Park pavilion. The free show is the seventh in this year’s concert series, presented by the Abington Area Joint Recreation Board (AAJRB).
Admission to the the 11-week family-friendly series, held each week through Aug. 31, is free, thanks to volunteer management and sponsorship from local media organizations and businesses.
Music for Models consists of musicians with years of training in the music field, all of whom participate as full-time performing and educating musicians. The band performed as opening act for Steely Dan, Moody Blues, Rebe Jackson and The Temptations. Individual members have toured and recorded with such artists as John Legend, Lauryn Hill, Clay Aiken, Connie Francis, Melba Moore, Little Anthony and The Imperials, Juan Gabriel, Maynard Ferguson, Dave Liebman, The Strand, Patsy Moore, Lalah Hathaway Joan Rivers, Don Rickles, Bob Newhart, Dan Rodriguez and more.
The park, located on State Route 307 (Winola Road), adjacent to both Clarks Summit State Hospital and the Abington Senior Center, is handicapped-welcoming. Concert-goers should bring a picnic blanket or chair and are invited to stop by early to explore the walking trails and other park amenities. Attendees can bring a canned good donation for the Dalton Food Pantry and enjoy canoeing on the lake.
Although tailgating and picnicking is welcome, food will also be available for purchase from concert vendors.
Information provided by the Abington Area Joint Recreation Board.