This just in from the I Luv Bpt team, and the public “invitation” is printed in its entirety; it begins next Thursday, July 13, with a Latin Night at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The series concludes on Aug. 31, also at the Ballpark; other concerts will be at McLevy Green. All events are free. Check out: downtownthursdays.com
“2017 Downtown Thursday Concert Series,
8 weeks of family fun free entertainment, organized by the I Luv Bpt Team, takes place on Thursdays (5:30 to 9 p.m.) in July and August. (It) draws thousands to Downtown Bridgeport.
I Lub Bpt and The City of Bridgeport are thrilled to be starting off the 2017 Downtown Thursday Free Concert Series at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard with our Classic Latin Night (on) July 13th with FSU Funk Salsa Urban out of New York, Bridgeport’s very own Son 7 and the bachata vocals of Judy Gonzalez.
The Downtown Thursday Series will run 6 weeks on McLevy Green July 20th – August 24th. The last concert on Aug. 31 will be our famous Classic Old School Hip Hop, also at Ballpark at Harbor Yard . A SURPRISE old-school artist will be announced at the Aug. 3rd concert.
All concerts are family friendly and free.
The purpose of the concerts series is to create periods of economic up cycles, provide a feel-good entertainment for our local community and an invitation for those who want to experience the culture, that is Bridgeport.
I LUV BPT is a branding and social development company strengthening Bridgeport through social engagement, economic empowerment, and cultural awareness. Our engagement with our community effectively happens through the Bridgeport Arts Community Council (501(3)c, Downtown Bridgeport Merchants Association & I Luv Bpt Tourism Initiative.”