All Good People – FREE concert in the Park
Wednesday, June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Concerts are rain or shine events, and are only canceled in the event of severe weather. Shows start promptly at 7pm and run until 9pm with a brief intermission. Dinner is available for purchase from area restaurants at all performances, with desserts offered by LA MICHOACANA HOMEMADE ICE CREAM and Sweet Magnolia Bakery.
El Rinconsito will offer dinner on June 26th.
All Good People
All five members of All Good People are accomplished and active in the Philadelphia-area music scene, and take pride in performing at the high level of musicianship established by Yes, learning the songs “inside out, outside in!”
Bill Ridner (bass, vocals) and Josh Steingard (drums, vocals) studied their craft at The Berklee School of Music. Bill passionately powers Chris Squire’s timeless basslines with his custom 5-string Rickenbacker. Josh (who studied under Rod Morgenstein) provides the classic Bill Bruford pulse. Jimmy Faber (guitars) captures the varied and sometimes manic styles of Steve Howe. Brian O’Sullivan (keyboards, vocals) cites Geoff Downes, Rick Wakeman, and Keith Emerson among his influences. Lead vocalist Sammy Vile elicits an early-1970s Jon Anderson stage presence. Together, All Good People bring a musical experience that is greater than the sum of its parts!
Free Concert Series at Anson B Nixon Park
In its 13th season, the Summer Concert Series returns to Anson B. Nixon Park in June. All concerts are FREE and run 8 consecutive Wednesdays June 19th thru August 7th.
The series is presented free of charge thanks to generous grants and donations from area businesses and charitable organizations including; The Chester County Community Foundation, Hadley, The Neil Joines Foundation Fund, The Jean and Aaron Martin Fund, Dansko, The Hutton Family Help Fund, The Mushroom Farmers of Pennsylvania, The Mushroom Festival, Just in Time Communications, Century 21 Pierce & Bair, Inc., Tri-M, Kennett Center For Advanced Dentistry, Wild Birds Unlimited, Melton Architects, Dorset Connects, H.A. Thomson Risk Management Services, Maffei Landscape Design LLC, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, and Historic Kennett Square.
The concerts are a collaboration between The Kennett Area Park Authority and The Kennett Flash and are organized by a volunteer committee over the span of several months leading up to the first concert.