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May 12, 2014

This year’s Summer Breeze concert lineup announced

NORMAN — Nine local and national acts are headed to Norman this summer for the Performing Arts Studio’s 14th annual Summer Breeze Concert Series.

The free music series kicks off Sunday, with eight more concerts scheduled through Sept. 7. Each concert beings 7:30 p.m. on Sundays at Lions Park, 450 S. Flood Ave.

“It is an event that everybody can come and enjoy regardless of age,” PAS Executive Director Shari Ransley said. “Bring all of your family, bring all of your friends, bring dinner, bring a blanket, sit down and enjoy a Sunday night.”

This year’s lineup includes The Giving Tree Band on Sunday; Salsa Shakers Band on June 1; honeyhoney on June 15; Red Dirt Rangers on June 29; John Arnold Band on July 13; Larry Mitchell Trio on July 27; Sunday Flyers on Aug. 10; Handsome Devils on Aug. 24; and Kim Lenz and the Jaguars on Sept. 7.

Summer Breeze Chair Mark McClellan said the series offers audiences a variety of music, introducing audiences to groups they may not have heard before. This year’s series includes rock ‘n’ roll, salsa, country, folk, swing, jazz, Americana, red dirt and rockabilly.

The best part about this year’s lineup, Ransley said, is that it offers something for everyone and a place where everyone can be themselves.

“You will see everybody from all walks of life, all ages, all groups, all together enjoying an evening. And that, for me, is what makes Norman a really special place,” she said. “So that’s what I hope people get out of Summer Breeze: They get to relax, be themselves, whoever they are, whatever status, place, whatever — bring it all. Bring it to the park and enjoy some music.”

The series’ success is thanks to its simplicity and neighborhood picnic-like feel, Ransley said. With no distractions from additional vendors or activities, guests are able to enjoy the music void of any distractions.

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