Friday, July 26, 2019

Marvellous free musical entertainment in Coronation Park, Ormskirk

An exciting variety of bands are all part of the great line up for the fantastic free Music in the Park festival in Coronation Park, Ormskirk.

Groups playing music ranging from Pop and Merseybeat to Blues and Irish music will be performing at the bandstand on Saturday afternoons, while local brass bands take centre stage on Sundays. Concerts are free and take place between 2pm and 4pm except for the day of the Ormskirk MotorFest when music is planned for throughout the day. Limited seating will be available to enable people to sit down, relax and enjoy the music.

Councillor Yvonne Gagen, West Lancashire Borough Council portfolio holder for Leisure, said: “Listening to live music is a great way to spend a summer afternoon, particularly when you can do it in lovely surroundings like Coronation Park, so come along and enjoy the free concerts.”

The Saturday line up of bands is as follows:

  • 3 August: Joan O'Neill Band (rock'n'roll pop covers band)
  • 10 August: The TTs (Merseybeat)
  • 17 August: Ceilidh in the Park
  • 24 August: Wayne Carrick Band (blues favourites)
  • 31 August: George's Big Shed (blues and rock)

The Sunday line up is as follows:

  • 4 August: Flixton Brass Band
  • 11 August: Skelmersdale Prize Band
  • 18 August: Greenalls Band
  • 25 August: Music throughout the day for Ormskirk Motorfest
  • 1 September: Rivington and Adlington Brass Band

In the event of inclement weather please check with the Park Ranger on 01695 570258 to ensure that the bands are still playing.

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