Concert series kicks off season on Elmwood Avenue

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Music lovers are hoping the rain holds off Tuesday night for the start of the annual Picnic in the Parkway summer concert series, which is in its 17th year.

Tuesday night’s headliner is Black Rock Zydeco. There will also be lots of food and drinks from some Elmwood Avenue favorites. The free show runs from 7 to 9 p.m.

Some of the Elmwood Village’s favorite restaurants will be serving up food and drinks as well.

The 2014 Elmwood Village Concert Series lineup is as follows:

June 24- Black Rock Zydeco
July 1-  Aqueous
July 8- McCarthyizm
July 15- Hayden Fogle and the Ambassadors / The Freshwater Four (double bill)
July 22- The Informers
July 29- Neville Francis and The Riddim Posse
Aug. 5-Sol y Sombra
Aug. 12- John and Mary & the Valkyries

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