Stories tagged with: Zane's Landing Park

June 22, 2014 - 8:24pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

Those young and young at heart enjoyed Sunday night's performance by the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band.

The concert at Zane's Landing Park was the second of the band's summer series and catered to kids with music from Frozen as well as Pirates of the Caribbean.

"We have a pirate who is going to announce the sections of the band," said Janine Schmelzer Bock. "Then the pirate is going to stick around for a song that we're going to play called '...

May 27, 2014 - 6:15pm
2 years 4 days ago

Those who frequent Zane's Landing Park have likely noticed a slight change of scenery recently.

The old tent structure which went up in 1988 was taken down with a new structure put in its place last Thursday.  Zanesville Public Safety Director Fred Buck said years of weathering and vandalism took a hard toll on the old structure, and it was time for a replacement.

"We used to come in and retreat it about every year and clean it, but it got to the point where we couldn't...

March 24, 2014 - 6:30pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is gearing up for another hot summer concert season, but they are in need of your support.

After the merger of the 7th Regiment and Armco bands in 1923, the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band was formed. Since then they have promoted the arts and music within our schools and the community. This will be the 91st year of the band performances.

 "We have our special concerts this year, of course around July 4th we do a lot of...

July 28, 2013 - 8:44pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

A local man comes back to Zanesville and to perform music for the community at Zane's Landing Park.

David Schubach is the band leader of the Schubach Big Band and as a treat for the community on Sunday, he held a free concert with new, old and original music.

We're playing some Glen Miller, some Count Bassie and new things like a Reba Mcintyre tune and a Ricky Martin tune...Living La Vida Loca. So we're going to have some fun," said Schubach.

Along with leading the...

July 24, 2013 - 3:57pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

Anyone who loves the sounds of the twenties or enjoys live large music ensembles- there is a perfect event for you this weekend.

The Schubach Big Band second annual concert is this Sunday and will include a traditional 17 piece band, with a contemporary twist. Plus, local vocalist, Julie whetstone and her son.

"We had been playing for parties, New Year's Eve, things around town and we decided to do something just as a gift to the community, to help do our part to keep big...

July 22, 2012 - 8:08pm
3 years 44 weeks 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 17, 2012 - 7:44pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

While Sunday's wet weather may have been great for area farmers the same couldn't be said for some area musicians.

The rain washed out a scheduled concert at Zane's Landing Park by the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band.

Conductor Jeff Roquemoore said concerns on whether or not to go through with the concert hinge not only on the band but the audience as well.

"We have an audience that sits in the open. We have a truck over there that carries our equipment. We haven't...

June 1, 2012 - 12:08pm
3 years 52 weeks ago

Zanesville's famous landmark will not play host to the Y-Bridge Arts Festival this year.

On-going construction to the bridge will prevent the festival from being held on it's namesake. Zane's Landing Park will be the site of this year's 4th Annual Festival.

"Although the bridge was unique it did have its limitations, when we were crowded we pretty much corralled the people on the bridge they could walk one way on one side and back down the other way, they couldn't really...

October 1, 2011 - 11:23am
4 years 34 weeks ago

Area residents dodged the raindrops at Zane Landing Park Saturday morning to help raise money and awareness of Autism for the city's annual Autism Walk.

This year's walk brought-out a little competition, cheerleaders from both Sheridan and Maysville High School competed to see which squad could raise the most donations. Maysville cheerleaders captain Olivia Hamilton said her brother has a mild condition of Autism, so she knows what the competition is really all about.


September 12, 2011 - 10:46am
4 years 37 weeks ago

An area organization hopes they can continue to raise funds for families dealing with autism.

In the State of Ohio autism is not covered by insurance, leaving families dealing with the disease to find a way to fund therapies that can cost as much as $5,000 a week.

"Any doctor treating autism will tell you, you got to get that child when he first gets the diagnose. You know two-three that's the best age to get a full recovery," said President of the NAA of Southeast...

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