The Jam Band at Music in the Park

The JAM Band of Gladstone area will perform at 7 p.m Thursday at Music in the Park in Norway. The band plays a variety of music, from classic rock to country.

NORWAY — Music in the Park this week will welcome another newcomer to the series, as the Gladstone area-based Jam Band makes its first appearance for the third concert of the 2021 season. The free summertime music series will continue at 7 p.m. Thursday at the bandshell in downtown Norway.

The Jam Band is a well-known group from the Gladstone area. The band’s trademark is their vast repertoire of familiar classic rock and country music. The audience can expect to hear a family-friendly, fun and energetic band playing music concert-goers will know and enjoy.

Members of the band will be introduced during the show. According to a spokesman for the band, they are really looking forward to seeing everyone Thursday in Norway.

Music in the Park is grateful for the financial support they have received from several organizations, businesses and individuals this year, without whom this concert series would not be possible: The Curtis J. Brackett Fund, Law Offices of Tinti and Goodman, Norway Area Preservation Society and Jim’s Music of Iron Mountain. Additional support provided by Norway Downtown Development Authority, Norway Department of Parks and Recreation, and several community sponsors.

Upcoming Music in the Park performances include:

— July 1: Sit Down Francis!; 

— July 8: Kind of Blues;

— July 15: John Kumjian;

— July 22:  Norton, Chartier and Company;

— July 29: Goodfellas;

— Aug. 5: The Community Jazz Ensemble of Marinette/Menominee;

— Aug. 12: The DayDreamers.

The July 8 and Aug. 12 dates are double-header concerts with Iron Mountain’s Out to Lunch program.

In case of inclement weather, concerts will be take place at the Crossroads Church (Grace United Methodist/Bethany Lutheran) on Odill Drive, behind the Norway Historical Museum on the east edge of Norway.

Change of venue announcements are made via the Music in the Park Facebook page, usually by 6 p.m. the night of the show. Just type in “Norway Music in the Park” on the Facebook search bar.

Audience members at the season’s second Music in the Park concert June 17 enjoyed the 141 North Band in top form.


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