Goodale Park Music Series 2012 Lineup
The 4th annual Goodale Park Music Series will present six free outdoor concerts at Goodale Park’s Gazebo this summer. All shows run from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. rain or shine. The lineup features these Columbus performing acts:
July 8: Tony Monaco (b3monaco.com)
July 15: The Fabulous Johnson Brothers (thejbros.com)
July 29: Maza Blaska (mazablaska.com)
August 5: The Spikedrivers (thespikedrivers.com)
August 12: Mary Adam 12 (myspace.com/maryadam12)
August 19: Nick Tolford & Company (facebook.com/nicktoldfordandcompany)
New This Year: Live Art + Comic Book Creators
A rotating group of local artists will create live art at the park throughout the series, including Short North artist Josey Joseph, Hayley Meyers with Terra Gallery, and youth artists from TRANSIT Arts.
Local comic book creators, including 2 Headed Monster Comics, Blink Comics, Nix Comics, Sunday Comix (a comic collective), Vantage:InHouse Productions (maker of U Cre-8 Comics for kids), and Yuri: The Awakening, will sell comic books at the shows.
A variety of local food carts will sell refreshments at each show, as organized by Food Fort Columbus.
Free Kids Activities
Columbus Artmobile, which provides arts education and hands-on instruction for students, will host rotating kids arts activities throughout the series. OpenheartART, a community-based performing arts and creative self-expression organization, will perform in Openheart Creature body puppets at the July 15 and August 12 concerts.
Fred Blitzer with Vital Companies will run sound for all six shows.
About the Goodale Park Music Series
The Goodale Park Music Series aims to promote community, celebrate Goodale Park, and support Columbus musicians and artists. It’s funded by the Short North Foundation, Short North Civic Association, ComFest, Friends of Goodale Park, and Harrison West Society, and was founded by Alexandra Kelley Fox in 2009.