Downtown@Dusk returns to the Akron Art Museum; Anne E. DeChant opens summer concert series

by April Helms | Attribution here Published:

Celebrate the sounds of summer during the 30th season of the Akron Art Museum's Downtown@Dusk concert series on Thursday evenings.

The free concerts are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the museum's High Street surface lot or underneath the Northern Ohio Golf Charities Terrace.

A variety of beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and a selection of food provided by the museum's distinctive iQcafé will be available.

Explore the museum's galleries with free admission during the Free Thursdays. Exhibitions on view include Tony Feher, Language in Art, La Wilson: Objects Transformed, Along the Tracks: O. Winston Link, The Talking Cure (closes July 6, 2014) and an exhibition of art from Akron Art Museum staff (opens July 17, 2014).

Personalities from 89.7 WKSU will emcee each concert.

2014 Schedule

June 19, Anne E. DeChant, American and Pop, 6:30-8:30 pm

June 26, 16 60 75 The Numbers Band, Abstract Blues, 6:30-8:30 pm

July 3, The Wanda Hunt Band, Old School R&B, 6:30-8:30 pm

July 10, The Speedbumps, Indie Folk Groove, 6:30-8:30 pm

July 17, Zach, Singer Songwriter, 6:30-8:30 pm

July 24, Horns and Things, Jazz, 6:30-8:30 pm

July 31, JD Eicher & The Goodnights, Pop, Light Rock, 6:30-8:30 pm

August 7, Blu Monsoon, Jazz, 6:30-8:30 pm

Downtown@Dusk 2014 is made possible by the city of Akron. It is presented in cooperation with 89.7 WKSU.

The museum is at One South High in downtown Akron. For details, call 330-376-9185 or visit www.akronartmuseum.org online.

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