Big crowd at Medina library for ‘Finally Fridays’ concert

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 January 2017 at 8:31 pm

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Photos by Tom Rivers

MEDINA – Don Newcomb, lead singer and bass guitarist for the Don Newcomb Country Band, performs this evening at Lee-Whedon Memorial Library as part of the “Finally Fridays” concert series. About 200 people attended the concert today.

The concerts started last week and continue each Friday at 7 p.m. until March 10. The concerts are free, and made possible with funding from the Friends of the Library and state funds administered by the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council.

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The band members include, from left: Don Newcomb, George Stolz on drums, Chris McGauley on the pedal steel guitar, and Sandy Watson on fiddle and guitar.

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About 175 to 200 people attend most of the concerts.

Upcoming performers include: Jan. 20, The Roadrunners & Lisa Saletta; Jan. 27, The LeftOvers; Feb. 3, Creek Bend; Fed. 10, Mr. Mustard; Feb. 17, Lake Effect; Feb. 24, The Easy Street Big Band; March 3, LeeRon Zydeco and the Hot Tamales; and March 10, Marcy Downey.

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