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The Billy Price Band returns to the floating stage Saturday

LAURA JAMESON/EXPRESS ARCHIVES The Billy Price Band performs during the 2021 LH JAMS Music and Arts Festival. The band will be back in Lock Haven this Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the Floating Stage.

LOCK HAVEN — The Billy Price Band will be returning to the Floating Stage this Saturday, July 2! The concert will be held from 6:30-9 p.m.

2016 Blues Music Award Winner Billy Price first attracted national attention during his three-year association with guitarist Roy Buchanan. Price is the vocalist on two of Buchanan’s LPs, “That’s What I’m Here For” and “Live Stock.”

Since then, with the Keystone Rhythm Band, the Billy Price Band, and solo projects, Billy Price has recorded and released a total of 17 albums, CDs, and DVDs. In April 2016, he was officially recognized and inducted as a Pittsburgh Rock ‘n Roll Legend at an award ceremony.

Price’s album “This Time for Real” on Vizztone Records, with the late Chicago soul singer Otis Clay, received a 2016 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Soul Blues Album of 2015. His 2018 album “Reckoning,” produced by Kid Andersen at Greaseland Studios for Vizztone, was nominated for a 2019 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Soul Blues Album of 2018. His new album “Dog Eat Dog,” also produced by Andersen, was released on Gulf Coast Records in August, 2019.

The Pittsburgh-based Billy Price Band consists of Dave Dodd (drums), Tom Valentine (bass), Lenny Smith (guitar), Jim Britton (keyboards), Eric Spaulding (sax) and Joe Herndon (trumpet).

This is a concert you won’t want to miss, so head on out to the Floating Stage this Saturday!

The 2022 City of Lock Haven’s Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Bear Country Radio WQBR, Lock Haven Express, The Record, Clinton County, Clinton County Arts Council, Clinton County Community Foundation, Clinton County Economic Partnership & Visitor’s Bureau, Avis Building Supply, Bechdel Plumbing & HVAC, Brigandi, Gleghorn, & Haffley LLC, Cara Montarsi State Farm Insurance, Dotterer Equipment Inc., First Quality, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #4298, Hear the Birds Hearing Center, Horizon Federal Credit Union, Jersey Shore State Bank, Kauffman’s Store, Mid-Atlantic Marketing Group, Miller’s Furniture, Muncy Bank & Trust Company, Pizza City, Ridgecrest Home Sales, Susquehanna Transit, SWC Realty and UPMC Lock Haven.

Schedules are available at the concerts while supplies last. To learn more about the 2022 Summer Concert Series, check the City of Lock Haven’s website at www.lockhavenpa.gov.

The public is invited to attend this free summer concert. Seating will not be provided; therefore, the public is asked to bring a lawn chair. The rain location for the Saturday evening summer concerts is Price Auditorium at Lock Haven University.

While the committee is excited to offer these free concerts this summer, residents should remain vigilant to the threat of COVID-19. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or is included in a higher risk population are encouraged to keep their health and the health of their fellow residents as their primary interest and not attend.

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