Goodale Park Music Series Announces 2011 Lineup

6 Free Outdoor Concerts On Sunday Afternoons In July And August

The third annual Goodale Park Music Series will present six free outdoor concerts at Goodale Park’s Gazebo this summer. All shows are free and open to the public and run from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. rain or shine. The lineup features these Columbus performing acts:

July 10: Happy Chichester (

July 17: Daddy Romance with Jim Maneri (

July 31: The Andy Shaw Band (

August 7: The Spikedrivers (

August 14: Kique Infante (

August 21: The Randys (

Food Cart Vendors

Local food cart vendors selling refreshments at the concerts include Earth’s Crust Pizza, Jeni’s Ice Cream, Leslie’s Creperie, and Rad Dog Gourmet Meatless Hot Dogs. They were organized for the series by The SBB.

Craft Vendors

Columbus Crafty Cotillion will sell a variety of craft items made by Columbus artists and designers at each show. THOUGHTco will sell Goodale Park Music Series T-shirts at each performance, the proceeds of which will be donated back to the series.

Kids Activities

Columbus Artmobile, which provides arts education and hands-on instruction for students, will be present at all six shows with rotating kids arts activities including bubble painting, multimedia collages, tie dye T-shirts, printmaking, recycled art, and eco-friendly jewelry making. OpenheartART, a community-based performing arts and creative self-expression organization, will perform in Openheart Creature body puppets during the July 10, 31, and August 14 concerts.

Zero Waste Initiative

Eartha Limited will donate its services to make all six of these events waste-less.

About the Goodale Park Music Series

The Goodale Park Music Series aims to promote community, celebrate Goodale Park, and support Columbus musicians and artists. It’s funded by the Short North Foundation, Short North Civic Association, Friends of Goodale Park, Italian Village Society, Harrison West Society, and ComFest. It was founded in 2009 by Alexandra Kelley. Visit for more information.

Contact: Alexandra Kelley:

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