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Music entertains crowds on county courthouse lawn

Echo Press photo by Heather Huwe Mikko's Irish Show performed for the summer concert series on the courthouse lawn Thursday, July 1. The musicians and vocalists pictured above (left to right) are Sami Steidl, Mikko Cowdery, Bruce Kelly, Michelle Wencl, Chuck Wencl and Annie O'Flynn.

Every Thursday night the public is invited to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn for the series of summer concerts.

All of the concerts begin at 7 p.m.

People are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket and come enjoy different varieties of music each Thursday.

Red Willow Arts Coalition, Anderson Funeral Home and Elden's Food Fair are sponsoring the series. Each performance also has its own sponsor.

The remaining concerts for this summer include:

On July 8 - Freddie Dean performing country/50's. Sponsored by Myron Larson Insurance.

July 15 - Dave Stoddard performing original/folk. Sponsored by Fergus Music.

July 22 - Missy Radermacher performing with piano/vocal. Sponsored by Integrity Title, Inc.

July 29 - Jazz Dot Combo with jazz music. Sponsored by Colorful Season's Garden Center.

August 5 - Jimmy Jenson performing old time music. Sponsored by Red Willow Arts Coalition.

August 12 - Peggy Weise with a vocal/ guitar performance, sponsor to be announced.

August 19 - Alexienne Chorus performing a barbershop harmony. Sponsor to be announced.

August 26 - Red Letter Band performing Christian/country music. Sponsor to be announced.

September 2 - Reverend Raven, a blues band. Sponsored by Trumm Drug.