Bands in the Park concerts to return to Northampton for summer

Crowds gather at Abington Park in 2013 for the Bands in the Park events.

Crowds gather at Abington Park in 2013 for the Bands in the Park events.

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Live bands will be returning to a Northampton park for a season of live music this spring and summer.

Live music will play every Sunday starting April 2 until September 17 in Abington Park's band stand between 2pm and 5pm.

Northampton band Rockin' Roadrunner, who are are this year's lineup.

Northampton band Rockin' Roadrunner, who are are this year's lineup.

Daventry Brass Band will be kicking off the concert season on April 2 at 2pm.

Other bands in the line-up this summer include The Jazz Colossus band, Abington Wind Band, Northampton Male Voice Choir and Rockin Roadrunner.

Cllr Anna King, the Borough Council’s Cabinet member for community engagement and safety, said: “Bands in the Park is a really popular programme of events that attracts visitors into the beautiful surroundings of Abington Park to enjoy live music whilst relaxing or picnicking with family and friends.

“We hope that visitors will enjoy this year’s varied programme of performances, which range from brass and jazz bands to choirs and rock and roll groups, and thank everyone who is taking part.”

A mum and her child at the Abington Park event in 2013.

A mum and her child at the Abington Park event in 2013.

For a full list of performances, visit Northampton Borough’s website at: www.northampton.gov.uk/bandsinthepark.