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Lunchtime concerts going all summer long in South Bend


Schools are letting kids out, summer is almost here, and Downtown South Bend is trying to get people outside during their work day.

They've kicked off their Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Serious.

Every day, they feature different genres of musicians like. Caribbean, jazz, acoustic, Motown, and more. Executive Director, Aaron Perri says popularity for the event keeps growing every year.

The concerts are free and held at the corner of Michigan and Jefferson street. Performers will be out Monday through Friday from 11:45 AM until 1:15 PM.

On Fridays, the concert will feature a larger group. Those shows will take place in the Jon Hunt Plaza in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. 

Schedule of Performers:

June 3-7
Monday-Kent Amsbarger (Island Sounds/Steel Drum)
Tuesday-Bryan Edington (Acoustic Classics)
Wednesday-Sherry K (Piano)  
Thursday-Kellirae and Craig (Acoustic Duo) 
Friday-Duke Tumatoe (Rock/Blues/Funk) (Fridays by the Fountain)                                     

June 10-14   
Monday-Lukas Simpson (Folk)
Tuesday-Dave Van Dyke (Acoustic Covers)  
Wednesday-Tim Velez (Folk-rock/Classic-rock)   
Thursday-Marty Miles (Singer/Songwriter)
Friday-Kennedy's Kitchen (Irish) (Fridays by the Fountain)

June 17-21
Monday-David James (Irish/American)                    
Tuesday-David Snyder (Americana Roots)          
Wednesday-David Farris (Acoustic Covers)     
Thursday-Shiny Shiny Black (Coffeehouse Rock n Roll)
Friday-Billy Stix Nicks (Motown) (Fridays by the Fountain)
June 24-28
Monday- Kent Amsbarger (Island Sounds/Steel Drum)
Tuesday-The Merriman's (Jazz)
Wednesday-Old Clay Fields (Old Time Music)
Thursday-Kellirae & Craig (Acoustic Duo)
Friday-Jetta & The Jellybeans (Children) (Fridays by the Fountain)

July 1-5
Monday- Don Savoie (Soul)
Tuesday-Peter Hochstedler (Singer/Songwriter)       
Wednesday-Tim Velez (Folk-Rock/Classic Rock)
Friday-Terry & The Heartbeats (Rhythem & Blues) (Fridays by the fountain)                

Monday-Dog & Pony (Moon Rock)
Tuesday-Riely O'Connor (Singer/Songwriter)
Wednesday- David Farris (Acoustic Covers)
Thursday-Matt Scutchfield (Multi-instrumentalist)
Friday-The Douglas James Band (Country) (Fridays by the Fountain)
July 15-19
Monday-Jess Lucille (Acoustic Covers)
Tuesday- Lukas Simpson (Folk)              
Wednesday-Anaya Jolie (Soulful Country)
Thursday- Kellirae and Craig (Acoustic Duo)  
Friday-Unraveling String Band (Oldies) (Fridays by the Fountain)

July 22-26
Monday- Kent Amsbarger (Island Sounds/Steel Drum)
Tuesday- David Snyder (Americana Roots)
Wednesday- Marty Miles (Singer/Songwriter)
Thursday- Jess Lucille (Acoustic Covers)
Friday-Top Secret (Classic Rock) (Fridays by the Fountain)

July 29- August 2
Monday- Shiny Shiny Black (Coffeehouse Rock n Roll)
Tuesday- The Merriman's (Jazz)      
Wednesday- Peter Hochstedler (Singer/Songwriter)
Thursday- Don Savoie (Soul)
Friday-Velvet Jones (Classic Rock) (Fridays by the Fountain)
August 5-9
Monday-Joe Chamberlin (Original Folk Rock)
Tuesday-Brook Bennett (Solo Cello)
Wednesday- Matt Scutchfield (Multi-instrumentalist)
Thursday- Kellirae and Craig (Acoustic Duo)
Friday-The Snyders (Blues) (Fridays by the Fountain)

August 12-16
Monday- Old Clay Fields (Old Time Music)
Tuesday- Bryan Edington (Acoustic Classics) 
Wednesday- Dave Van Dyke (Acoustic Covers)
Thursday- Anaya Jolie (Soulful Country)
Friday-Real Country's Budweiser Country Star Contest Winner (Country) (Fridays by the Fountain)
August 19-23
Monday- The Merriman's (Jazz)
Tuesday- David Snyder (Americana Roots)
Wednesday- Tim Velez (Folk-rock/Classic-rock)
Thursday- Dog & Pony (Moon Rock)
Friday-The Whistle Pigs (Classic Rock) (Fridays by the Fountain)

August 27-31  
Monday- Kent Amsbarger (Island Sounds/Steel Drum)
Tuesday-Bryan Lee Edington (Folk, Celtic and Rock) 
Wednesday- Joe Chamberlin (Original Folk Rock)  
Thursday- Kellirae and Craig (Acoustic Duo)
Friday-Raclin School of the Arts (Variety) (Fridays by the Fountain) 

If you are a performer who would like to book a spot for your own performance, you'll have to visit to register at for next season.

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