WEST SPRINGFIELD — The Farmington Bank WTIC Community Concert Series featuring Simply Swing, a 10-piece swing orchestra, continues Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at Landmark at Monastery Heights, 110 Monastery Ave., West Springfield.
“Farmington Bank is happy to once again offer this wonderful program to the communities we serve in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and with the support of our new media partner, WTIC, we will attract even larger audiences to performances that celebrate America and the music of the Big Band era,” said John Patrick Jr., chairman, president, and CEO of Farmington Bank.
Under the musical direction of Joe LaRosa, Simply Swing’s performances in the Farmington Bank WTIC Community Concert Series will include selections from the group’s newly-released Simply Swing Live! CD. “We love when our audiences sing along and dance during our performances,” LaRosa said.
The seventh annual concert series is free and open to the public, and in 2018 includes performances across Central Conn. through June, July, and August, returning to Western Mass. for the season finale on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the Springfield Armory Lawn. For a complete schedule, visit www.simplyswingmusic.com.