Stories tagged with: Summer Concert Series

July 21, 2013 - 9:05pm
1 year 1 week ago

A local concert band is finding ways to raise money for its expenses.

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band has performed for the community free of charge to the public since 1923 and has no intentions of stopping, but earlier today the band had their very first chicken dinner fundraiser to offset the cost of providing salaries for the musicians.

" We were afraid we weren't going to make payroll so we decided that Zanesville High School Athletic Boosters did the chicken for...

July 22, 2012 - 8:08pm
2 years 6 days ago

Spectators and performers had the sun on their side for a concert at Zane's Landing Park.

Hundreds gathered for the fifth concert of the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band's summer concert series.

Recent concerts have been canceled due to inclement weather.

Conductor Jeffrey Roquemore said Sunday's concert gives the band a chance to play songs from those rained out shows.

"There's a couple of patriotic pieces. that a local high school director, Andy Reed, from...

June 19, 2011 - 8:26pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The summer concert series at Zane Landing Park is coming to a quick crescendo as the season steps off.

The second concert took place Sunday evening and featured the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band. The band has been in existence for over 93 years which Artistic Director, Jeffrey Roquemore said, represents old-fashioned Americana.

I"f you can think in the olden days before movies, and all that, every town had a town band and the community band played in the town square...

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