Concert series features 1960s, 70s’ repertoire


New Canaan’s 2014 Waveny Summer Concert Series will take concertgoers back to the 1960s and 70s tonight.

The series will feature The Bookends Band with songs from Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, among others.

The Westchester County group will be performing from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Waveny Park.

The Bookends Band consists of Christopher Brown and Joe Summo on the acoustic guitars and vocals, Lou Bellofatto on keyboards and vocals, Eddie Denise on bass and vocals, Tony Summo on electric guitar and vocals, Tony Saporito on drums, and an occasional guest saxophonist, Jim Clark.

The free concert series, which is organized by the town’s Recreation Department, is taking place every Wednesday until Aug. 28.

The rain dates for all concerts are the Thursdays immediately following the scheduled show. Concertgoers are welcome to bring a picnic supper, but grills are prohibited.