2019 Summer Concert Series line up announced



LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Council has announced the 2019 Summer Concert Series line up which will include new bands on both the floating stage as well as in Triangle Park.

The floating stage will see approximately five new bands including the rhythm and blues group Uptown Music Collective who will kick off the series on Sunday, June 16.

The Rocky Allen Band, playing Sunday, June 23; RIZE, playing June 30; Cadillac Cats, playing July 7 will also perform for the first time.

Inca, a Santana tribute band, will debut during the series’ only Saturday concert from 5:30 to 8 p.m on Aug. 17, during LH JAMS.

Other bands to take the stage include:

– Rock band The Urge on July 14.

– Dance Party group Into the Spin on July 21.

– Classic rock group Big Daddy Bangers on July 28.

– Classic and new rock band SNUG on Aug. 4.

– Classic rock band Hybrid Ice on Aug. 11.

All concerts will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. with seating available at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater.

Four bands/musicians will make their debut at Triangle Park’s Saturday concerts as well.

Classic rock band Flashback; classic rock and R&B artist Robert Richardson, keyboardist for Hybrid Ice; Sugar Valley Community Band and Bak-2-Skool Jazz band; and Lock Haven University President Robert Pignatello will perform.

The schedule for the concerts follows:

– Keystone Society of Swing on June 7.

– Flashback on June 14.

– The Lindy Sisters on June 21.

– The Clark McLane Band on June 28.

– Lockport Drifters on July 5.

– Robert Richardson on July 12.

– Biscuit Jam on July 19.

– Deacons of Dixieland on July 26.

– Big Willy on Aug. 2.

– Sugar Valley Community Band and Bak-2-Skool Jazz Band on Aug. 9.

– Bellefonte Community Band on Aug. 16.

– Central PA Community Band on Aug. 23 (concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m.).

– Robert Pignatello on Aug. 30.

In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will be moved to The Elks Lodge #182, 216 E. Main St.


In other business council:

– Amended the city’s zoning ordinance relating to the location, placement, construction and maintenance of wireless communication towers and antennas.

The Cohen Law Group, of Harrisburg, made the changes which dictate new antennas must be 1,500 feet away from each other and various minor changes to bring the ordinance up to date with state and federal laws, Code Enforcement Officer Cyndi Walker said.

The changes were given favorable review by both the city and county planning commissions.

A motion made by Councilman Joel Long to amend the ordinance was seconded by Councilman Richard Morris and approved through unanimous vote.

– Approved the proposed 2019 Capital Improvement Plan on second reading.

– Approved the sale of vehicles and equipment through municipal sale website municibid.com.

Public Works Director Anthony Stopper said the city has various equipment that is no longer used including lawn mowers, weed eaters, sprayers and one 1975 Mack Firetruck.

Stopper will be working with Fire Chief Robert Neff to find a buyer for the fire truck but the other items will be placed for sale on municibid.com by Monday, March 25, he said.

– Approved a resolution for the 2019 Fair Resolution which is unchanged from last year, City Manager Gregory Wilson said.

Once approved, the resolution will be forwarded to federal and state agencies for approval, Wilson said.

– Awarded a contract for professional mowing of various parks in the city to D.A.D.S. Landscaping of Jersey Shore for $12,090 annually.

The contract will free up public workers to handle maintenance, Stopper said.

– Wilson said the draining of Tidlow Dam for maintenance, scheduled to be completed in 2019, will not begin until after Labor Day.

– Accepted a $2,000 donation from the Sons & Daughters of Italy for the Summer Concert Series.

– Approved a use request of Zindel Park on Aug. 3 by the Northeast Mycological Federal for the 2019 Mushroom Foray.