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Bands rocked Bullard Park in Albion

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 August 2019 at 9:13 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – 7th Heaven caps a day of music at Bullard Park on Saturday during the Albion Summer Festival featuring Rock the Park.

Michael Giarrizzo, left, plays guitar and sings for the band, while Terry K. is the lead singer and Dave Quick is the bass player from Kendall.

The band delighted the crowd with music by AC/DC, Billy Idol, Def Leppard, Aerosmith, Don Henley and others.

Phil LaTona of Churchville plays the drums and Eddie K., Terry’s brother from Medina, is on keyboards.

Five bands played under the big beer tent from 3 to 11 p.m., including Shotgun Pauly, The Trellis Cooper Band, Zero, The Who Dats and then 7th Heaven.

Dave Quick lays down the bass for 7th Heaven.

Terry K., a Medina native, fires up the crowd. The concert started with “Rebel Yell” by Billy Idol, “Hysteria” and “Armageddon It” by Def Leppard, and “It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll)” by AC/DC.

7th Heaven had the crowd dancing under the big tent.

The crowd enjoys the concert under the tent. Soon a new amphitheater will be done as well as other park improvements.

Zack Burgess, right, and Dylan DeSmith perform with the band, Zero. Burgess led the band in its opening number, singing “Blow At High Dough” by The Tragically Hip. Burgess served as co-chairman of music festival with Ron Albertson of the Albion Lions Club.

Dylan DeSmit is lead guitarist for the band. He followed Burgess by singing “Hard to Handle” by The Black Crowes.

Mike “Thunder” Warren, the bass guitarist, led the band’s performance of “T.N.T.” by AC/DC.

Alex DeSmit pounds the skins as Zero’s drummer.

The musicians enjoyed the stage with the lighting and a fog machine.

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