Apex brings music to McIlvoy

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Music is filling the air this summer at McIlvoy Park.

Apex Park and Recreation District is hosting its free Summer Concert Series at McIlvoy Park, 5750 Upham St., just outside of Olde Town Arvada.

The concert series features a variety of music, including classic rock, rhythm and blues, funk, modern country, and even a special show just for children.

Concerts began June 20 and run through Aug. 8. The shows run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings at the park.

Upcoming performances include The Boomers playing rock ‘n’ roll from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s on July 18, Mojomama playing rhythm and blues and funk on July 25 and The Country Music Project playing modern country Aug. 8.

Beth Epley will entertain children with family-friendly stories, songs and comedy from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Friday, July 19 at McIlvoy Park.

Attendees are welcome to bring picnics and food into the park during the concerts; alcoholic beverages are not allowed in city of Arvada parks.

In case of inclement weather, performances will move to the Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd.

The 2013 Summer Concert Series is funded in part through grants from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District and by local sponsors including the Apex Park and Recreation District Foundation, Prospect Recreation and Park District, Sooper Credit Union, Craft Carousel Gift Shop, Centura Health at Home, Arvada Festivals Commission, New Dawn Chiropractic and Acupuncture, Arvada Parks Department and Friends of the Concert.

For more information on the concert series or to check on location due to inclement weather, call 303-425-9583.