Broome Bands Together Concert Series

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announces the return of the Broome Bands Together weekly summer concert series, sponsored by Coughlin and Gerhart LLP.

Broome Bands Together will take place at Otsiningo Park each Tuesday at 6:30pm from June 16 – July 21. Each week a different local band will take the stage.  Coughlin & Gerhart provided $6,000 to fund the concerts and keep them free to the public.

“This will be the third year of the concert series and we’ve seen increased crowds during the events over the past two years,” says Broome County Executive Debbie Preston.  “I want to thank our partners at Coughlin and Gerhart for stepping up to the plate and sponsoring this wonderful event in Otsiningo Park.”

“Coughlin & Gerhart is pleased to once again sponsor the Broome Bands Together series”, says Coughlin & Gerhart Managing Partner Mark Gorgos.  “And thanks to the County and the County Executive for supporting our parks, live music and another terrific family event.  Otsiningo Park on a warm June or July evening with other families and free, live music – where else would you want to be?!”     

Broome Bands Together Schedule:

June 16th:  Shambles

June 23rd:  Boondock Rebels

June 30th:  Ryan Wilson

July 7th:      Outer Reef

July 14th:    Los Vega

July 21st:   Katie Scott with Persuasion

Preston started hosting a free weekly summer concert series while Town Supervisor in Conklin and brought the idea to Broome County.

“We have a great lineup of local bands for this summer, with something for everyone,” says Preston.  “We encourage everyone to come to the park, have a picnic and enjoy some of our local talent, all free of charge.”

People are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.  While concession stands will be open, people are welcome to bring their own refreshments.  Alcohol and tobacco products are prohibited.

Here is a little background on each of the performers:

June 16th : Shambles:

Shambles is a Celtic/Folk/Rock band playing a mix of new and old Celtic music in the Southern Tier.

June 23rd: Boondock Rebels:

Boondock Rebels is a County-Based, modern Country band playing top Country artists.  Their song list consists of Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks and more.  Their band members consist of David Gates (guitar/vocals), Keith Thomas (bass/vocals) and Bill Malinovsky (drums/vocals).

June 30th: Ryan Wilson:

Ryan Wilson began performing solo in 2012 after performing alongside his father Rich Wilson.  His song list consists of Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Michael Buble, Johnny Cash and Tracy Adkins.

July 7th: Outer Reef:

Outer Reef plays songs of the summer that makes you feel like you’re on vacation.  Their song list consists of Jimmy Buffett, Zac Brown, Erick Clapton, the Ventures, The Shadows, Booker T., Eddy Grant, The Champs, The Wipeouts, The Beach Boys, the Beatles and the Sufaris.  Their band members consist of Dave Ballard (drums), Howie Robinson (keyboard) and David Shoudy (guitar).

July 14th: Los Vega:

Los Vega is a blend of contemporary music, classic rock and Italian music in the Southern Tier and surrounding areas.  Their band members consist of Pierre Figuccio (vocalist), Nick Putrino (guitarist), Tony Putrino (drummer) and Brad Nemcek (drummer).

July 22nd: Katie Scott with Persuasion:

Their music genre is classic rock/dance. Their band members consist of Katie, Ed, Kip, Scott, Sean and Tony.




04/30/2015 - 11:00am