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Who Dats will perform first concert at Medina’s new pavilion on Sunday

Photo by Ginny Kropf: The new pavilion in State Street Park in Medina was recently completed and will host its first band on July 7, when the Who Dats entertain for the Medina community and 650 cyclists who will be passing through Medina on the Cycle the Erie Canal tour.

By Ginny Kropf, correspondent Posted 2 July 2019 at 12:21 pm

MEDINA – The Medina Business Association will show off the new pavilion in State Street Park on July 7 with the first concert to be presented in the new venue.

From 4 to 7 p.m. the Who Dats will entertain the community and an estimated 650 cyclists who are participating in Cycle the Erie Canal, an annual ride from Buffalo to Albany.

The pavilion/bandstand was built with community donations and support of the Medina Business Association.

Jim Hancock, chairman of the Medina Tourism Committee, said in the past, the cyclists have spent the night camping at Medina High School, but this year they will stay at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds in Knowlesville.

The public is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, listen to the music and welcome the cyclists.

Hancock said there should be a great turnout of cyclists, because the canal towpath has had significant improvements from Middleport to Brockport.

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