Ohio Statehouse Announces 2014 ‘Summer Fridays at the Statehouse’ Season

Summer Fridays at the Statehouse 2014The Ohio Statehouse announced the 2014 Summer Fridays at the Statehouse schedule of performances. The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) has partnered with 12 central Ohio performing arts groups to present, Summer Fridays at the Statehouse. Summer Fridays is a FREE outdoor lunch-time performing arts series staged on the West Plaza (High Street) of the historic Ohio Statehouse. Summer Fridays at the Statehouse provides an opportunity for the public and downtown community to gather on Capitol Square to experience some of Columbus’ diverse arts groups and to visit the beautiful Ohio Capitol.

This year’s participating performing arts groups include a diverse cross section of central Ohio’s arts organizations.


Scheduled 2014 performances include:

June 6 – RMT, Songs of America

Food Truck: Dos Hermanos

June 13 – Franklin Express, Classic Rock

Food Truck: Dos Hermanos

June 20 – The Smoking Guns, Blues, Country, Rock

Food Truck: Red Plate Blue Plate

June 27 – OhioDance, Dance from Around the World

Food Truck: Angry Weiner

July 11 – Grassahol Band, Bluegrass

Food Truck: Paddy Wagon

July 18 – Columbus Youth Orchestra, Classical

Food Truck: Paddy Wagon

July 25 – Alliance of Greater Central Ohio, Barbershop Harmony

Food Truck: Angry Weiner

August 1 – Ladies of Longford, Celtic

Food Truck: Sophie’s Pierogi

August 8 – I.R. and Sweet D of the Apple Bottom Gang, Country Western

Food Truck: Pickled Swine

August 15 – Fort Hayes Prep. Music Program

Food Truck: New Horizons Street Grill

August 22 – One Way Gospel Singers, Gospel & Country

Food Truck: Red Plate Blue Plate

August 29 – Opera Columbus, Opera

Food Truck: Cheesy Truck

Summer Fridays at the Statehouse will take place Fridays, June 6 through August 29 (absent July 4). The programs will run between noon and 1 p.m. The series gives the downtown community and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the majestic Statehouse grounds while some of Columbus’ best arts groups perform. There is no better place downtown to enjoy your lunch this summer!

Visitors are encouraged to bring their lunch or purchase lunch form one of the food trucks scheduled for lunch service during each Friday concert.

Performances will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Up to the minute performance information about Summer Fridays at the Statehouse will be posted on the front page of the Ohio Statehouse website at www.ohiostatehouse.org. Summer Fridays at the Statehouse audience members are encouraged to visit the Statehouse website each morning of the scheduled performances to retrieve last minute performance information.

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