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THE SUMMER FRONT PORCH CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO EAST HIGH STREET JUNE 21

Mount Vernon, Ohio – The Summer Front Porch Concert Series returns bigger than ever on June 21st from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on East High Street in Mount Vernon, Ohio. This beloved community event will take place the third Friday of June, July, and August, transforming the charming East High Street neighborhood into a vibrant hub of live music and community spirit.

Event Details:

Date: June 21

Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Location: Various front porches on East High Street between between the 500 and 800 blocks

Admission: Free

The June Summer Front Porch Concert Series aims to celebrate the local and regional music scene and provide a platform for both established and up-and-coming artists. The series will feature a diverse lineup of musicians spanning various genres, promising something for every musical taste. A full lineup and artists bios can be found at www.nelliesix.com/june-2024-concerts

“We are excited to bring back the Summer Front Porch Concert Series, which has become a highlight of the summer season in Mount Vernon,” said Chuck Rogers, member of the Front Porch Concerts Series planning committee. “It’s a wonderful way for the community to come together, support local artists, and enjoy the beauty and spirit of our wonderful town.”

In addition to enjoying the music, you can also take part in June’s Arts Theme, “Think Outside the Box,” as a viewer or participant. Those participating in the Arts Theme are invited to build, create, and make their own personal costume strictly out of cardboard. Bring your creation to the June Front Porch Concert and share your inspiration as you walk down East High Street, entertaining the crowd. Pre-registration is required to participate, and you can find more information at www.nelliesix.com/june-2024-concerts/#arts-theme.

Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on as you enjoy a lovely summer evening of music. Come hungry, as there will be four local food trucks at the event serving a variety of delicious options, including burgers, pasta, and Thai cuisine to cater to all tastes.

Thanks to our generous sponsors, this event is free and open to the public, showcasing the power of community and the arts. 

For more information about  the June Summer Front Porch Concert Series, including a full lineup, location map, and food truck listing please visit www.nelliesix.com/june-2024-concerts

Those needing accessible parking options should park in the Synder Funeral home parking lot by entering off of Chestnut Street via Monroe Aly. 

Join us as we celebrate the start of summer with music, community, and fun at the June Summer Front Porch Concert Series on June 21st, 6:00-9:00 p.m. on East High Street in Mount Vernon.

About the Summer Front Porch Concert Series Planning Committee

Founded in 2023, the Summer Front Porch Concert Series planning committee is a group of passionate volunteers dedicated to promoting arts and music in Mount Vernon. 

Thank you, Sponsors: Edward Jones of Mount Vernon, The Woodward Opera House, Snyder Funeral Homes, WMVO, the City of Mount Vernon, Deb Cordrey Sweet, Mh3 Solar, GMC Chevrolet of Mount Vernon, John and Jane DeCosky, Brenneman Lumber Company, Giles Law Group, Open Road Renewables, Park National Bank, Mr. Tax of Mount Vernon, Burrata Woodfired, Kidwell & Cunningham, John & Kim Walsh, Happy Street Brü Werks, Susah Kahrl, Kim Weitkamp Gum, and Gary and Carolyn Gray.

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