Concert/film se­ries re­turns to Gage Park

Seven Sun­days opens July 24 with Ge­orge Arnone Big Band

The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E - THE HAMIL­TON SPEC­TA­TOR

The fourth sea­son of the Seven Sun­days in Gage Park concert/movie se­ries kicks off Sun­day, July 24, with a per­for­mance by lo­cal swing orches­tra The Ge­orge Arnone Big Band.

The free se­ries of mu­sic, film and food trucks takes place over the next seven Sun­days at Gage Park’s Ge­orge Robin­son Bandshell with live mu­sic start­ing at 7 p.m. and, on some evenings, a fea­ture film start­ing usu­ally at about 9 p.m. (de­pend­ing on dark­ness).

Food ven­dors are ready to serve by 6 p.m., in­clud­ing Kool Jim’s Ice Cream Truck, MeatVen­tures Meat Wagon, Rudy’s Pale­tas, Taco Queso and Ur­ban Ex­press. Other per­for­mances in­clude: July 31 — The youth acad­emy en­sem­ble Spleit Strings Orches­tra will show­case stu­dents’ skills in clas­si­cal, rock, pop and more.

Aug. 7 — Lo­cal in­die rock band Base­ment Re­volver per­forms with open­ing act GREY\\WA­TER, fol­lowed by a screen­ing of an­i­mated fea­ture “The Min­ions Movie.”

Aug. 14 — Smoky-voiced An­caster singer Laura Cole will per­form with her band, fol­lowed by a screen­ing of “Mir­a­cles from Heaven.”

Aug. 21 — The Hamil­ton Phil­har­monic Orches­tra will per­form with spe­cial guests, fol­lowed by “My Big Fat Greek Wed­ding 2.”

Aug. 28 — Space/surf rock squad The Astro Men with guest Ethan Pax­ton. The evening will close with “The An­gry Birds Movie.”

Sept 4 — Former Har­lan Pep­per singer Dan Edmonds will per­form, with Cosz­mos Quar­tette, fea­tur­ing Brad Ger­main of the Din­ner Belles and Mar­ble In­dex.

The se­ries is jointly spon­sored by Sonic Unyon Records and the city of Hamil­ton.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the web­site sev­en­sun­days.ca.

BLAIRE NOR­TON PHO­TOG­RA­PHY

GREY//WA­TER, above, per­forms Aug. 7, open­ing for Base­ment Re­volver.

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