Acts unveiled for 10-week free outdoor concert series

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO JJ Ace, seen here in this undated photo, will perform the first concert of the Orpheum’s “Live After Five” concert series on June 23.

The Orpheum’s “Live After Five” concert series has been finalized for 2017. Beginning tomorrow and continuing every Friday until Aug. 25, 10 different musical acts will perform from 5:30-7 p.m. outside on the grounds east of the Orpheum’s facility.

The free outdoor concerts will also feature food and beverages and is an opportunity for music lovers to experience a wide-ranging selection of musical styles, according to Orpheum Director Bob Untiedt.

The concert series, principally sponsored by the Martha Ellen Tye Foundation, will include the following musical acts:

June 23 — JJ Ace (rock)

June 30 — The Nadas (rock)

July 7 – Jen McClung (folk)

July 14 — Diplomats of Solid Sound (funk)

July 21 – Exit 185 (rock)

July 28 – Bob Dorr and The Blue Band (blues)

Aug. 4 — Riverbottom Ramblers (bluegrass)

Aug. 11 — Malcolm Wells and The Two Timers (blues)

Aug. 18 — The Led Farmers (Irish folk/rock)

Aug. 25 — Lincoln Highway (bluegrass)

For more information about Live After Five or other Orpheum-sponsored events, call 641-844-5920.