The 7th annual Picnic in the Park, presented by Mid Oregon Credit Union and the Crook County Foundation, brings music lovers a variety of music from the Big Band sound of The Notables to Grammy-nominated Nashville singer-songwriter Rhonda Hart.
This summer’s free concert series is held Wednesday, 6-8pm through August 24 in Prineville’s Pioneer Park, next to the picturesque Crook County Courthouse.
According to Crook County Foundation board member Troy Clarke, this year’s slate of performers is one of the best, with a wide range of musical genres, including several award-winning musicians.
The Picnic in the Park Summer 2011
August 3 – The Notables Swing Band (Spin-off from the Cascade Horizon Band plays big band sounds from the 40s and 50s)
August 10 – Earl Wear & Haywire (2009-2010 Independent Music Best Male Country Vocalist performing at the Crook County Fairgrounds)
August 17 – Brian Hanson (Country Showdown Oregon Talent Winner playing country rock with dynamic fiddle playing)
August 24 – Rhonda Hart & Band (Grammy nominee, Country Showdown Oregon Talent Winner, Nashville recording artist/singer/songwriter)
Info: Foundation or Picnic in the Park, Kristi Steber, 541-447-6909.