2017 PERFORMERS


JUNE 4

The Districts – Nationally acclaimed, Lancaster grown Indie-rock band with a dynamic stage presence, driving instrumentation, and great song writing chops makes this a great way to kick off the summer.

Sponsored by BB&T    


JUNE 11

Brand X – Pioneers in jazz fusion with a long pedigree of outstanding recordings and super improvisational performances, this group will take you on a cosmic jazz journey.

Sponsored by LocalFlavor.com    


JUNE 18

Allegro – The joyful sounds of Lancaster’s own community Chamber Orchestra return for an evening of superb classical music.

Sponsored by LNP    


JUNE 25

Donna The Buffalo – “Distinctive, groove heavy and danceable” music infused with Zydeco, Cajun, Rock, Country and Reggae will keep the audience on its feet and moving.

Sponsored by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Co-Sponsored by Dart Foundation and WXPN Radio    


JULY 2

Pershing’s Own U.S. Army Band – The US Army Band, “Pershing’s Own” returns for the area’s largest and best known celebration of America topped off with a spectacular fireworks display.

Sponsored by WPMT FOX43 TV

Co-Sponsored by Steinman Foundation    


JULY 8 – SATURDAY CONCERT

The Ultramarines – After his 2013 appearance on The Voice, James Wolpert moves into new musical territory with high energy surf-rock with the Ultramarines.

Thunder Club – This 5-piece Indie-Rock band is acquiring a big following in the Tri-State area.

This evening’s performances sponsored by the High Companies    


JULY 9

Flow Tribe – Six piece N’awlins’ funk band will bring on the party with their musical gumbo. Their high energy performances have been described as “bizarrely irresistible.”

Sponsored by Hilton Garden Inn and Suites

Co-Sponsored by M&T Bank    


JULY 16

Bronx Horns – This is one of the best Latin Jazz and Salsa bands on the scene today. Comprised of former members of the Tito Puente Orchestra, their experience and talent is rivaled by few musicians.

Sponsored by Fulton Bank

Co-Sponsored by WLCH Radio Centro    


JULY 22 – SATURDAY CONCERT

Steven Courtney Band Steven’s blues and straight-up/forward rock side comes with a great band of seasoned professionals.

Mark DeRose and the Dreadnaught Brigade Rootsy, soulful, rock n’Roll band playing Mark’s original heartfelt songs will bring Feel Good Music to the Amphitheater stage.

This evening’s performances sponsored by Discover Lancaster    


JULY 23

FullSet – One of the most accomplished and sought after groups on the Celtic music circuit today, FullSet has received numerous accolades including Best New Group Award by Irish American News. Get your Celt on.

Sponsored by Armstrong

Co-Sponsored by Ephrata National Bank    


JULY 30

Lorraine Klaasen – Born and raised in Soweto, South Africa, Lorraine has electrified audiences world-wide with her dynamic voice and stage presence. Winner of the 2013 Juno Award for World Music, her sound transcends all borders.    


AUGUST 5 – SATURDAY CONCERT

The Tuck Ryan Band A soulful blend of Americana, Blues and Jazz. Tuck will be sharing songs from his latest album “Warmest Blue.”

Second Sky Unique take on electronic pop combines global rhythms and soaring melodies. The sound is equal parts modern and nostalgic    


AUGUST 6

Arlo Guthrie – One of the greatest performers, storytellers and songwriters in all of music, here is one of the last artists to have a direct connection to the American folk music scene that his father helped to create and foster. Tie dyes and head bands are optional.

Sponsored by LCSWMA

Co-Sponsored by WXPN Radio and Two Dudes Painting    


AUGUST 13

The Steel Wheels– Combining steadfast string-band tradition with a “strong forward motion,” this quartet returns to Long’s Park for an evening of outstanding music and harmonies.

Sponsored by Lancaster Toyota

Co-Sponsored by Susquehanna Glass and and Wickersham Construction & Engineering    


AUGUST 19 – SATURDAY CONCERT

PA Mambo Orquesta and Friends Self-styled “Heavy Metal” Salsa, this is one of Lancaster’s best party bands and will keep you on the dance floor. Other area musicians will be on-hand to join in the fun. Free Salsa dance lessons provided!    


AUGUST 20

Walter Trout & Eric Gales – Two blues powerhouses share the stage for an evening of outstanding guitar work. Trout has toured with noted bands such as John Mayall’s Blues Breaker and Canned Heat while Gales channels Jimi Hendrix and Albert King into his own hybrid style.

Sponsored by Giant

Co-Sponsored by WXPN Radio    


AUGUST 27

Dale Watson– Dale Watson is an American country/Texas Alt- country singer and guitarist. He champions “Ameripolitan” as a new genre of original music and considers himself as a tattooed, stubbornly independent outsider who is interested in recording authentic country music.

Sponsored by Clark Associates

Co-Sponsored by Hershey Foods/Y&S Candies Lancaster Plant