Finally Fridays concerts return to Lee-Whedon on Jan. 6

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 January 2023 at 2:12 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: Don Newcomb, lead singer and bass guitarist for the Don Newcomb Country Band, performs on Jan. 13, 2017 at Lee-Whedon Memorial Library as part of the “Finally Fridays” concert series. Newcomb and his band will return for a concert on Jan. 27.

MEDINA – The Finally Fridays concert series kicks off this Friday at Lee-Whedon Memorial Library.

The nine-week concert series kicks off with Creek Bend Bluegrass & Americana. All of the concerts start at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m.

The Medina library has hosted the series since 2002 with the 2021 concerts cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The lineup of bands performing includes:

  • Jan. 6: Creek Bend – bluegrass & Americana
  • Jan. 13: Who Dats – rock
  • Jan. 20: Two Of Us – Beatle
  • Jan. 27: Don Newcomb – country, rock
  • Feb. 3: Frankfurters – German Folk
  • Feb. 10: “A” Blues Band Rock – blues, country
  • Feb. 17: Corfu Pembroke Community Band – concert band
  • Feb. 24: DSP Jazz – jazz
  • March 3: Step In Time – Irish folk

The series receives funding from the New York State Council on the Arts in a program administered by the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council.