Mid-Day Art Break lineup announced

Erie Art Museum's Mid-Day Art Break series returns

ERIE, Pa. - The Erie Art Museum announces the summer music lineup for its 10th season of Mid-Day Art Break.

The lunchtime concert series takes place every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., June through August. The free event features live music by local musicians, many of who have performed at the Museum’s Blues & Jazz Festival, on the Museum’s 5th Street patio and curated gallery tours at 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.

The Museum will once again host the Erie Philharmonic’s popular “Get Your Phil at Noon” on three Wednesdays during this popular summer concert series. Some new Mid Day Art Break acts, such as the The Mighty Sea and The Mountain Thyme Ramblers will join familiar, returning favorites like The Breeze Band, Bass/Drum/Bass and theHELIOTROPES for the season.

The Museum’s Wave Café will be serving a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, as well as beer and wine, or visitors can bring their own lunch and enjoy it on the patio. The Museum’s galleries are open free to the public every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mid-Day Art Break is sponsored by Connoisseur Media, Erie Insurance and JET24/Fox 66/YourErie.com. The music schedule is as follows:

June 1   Bass/Drum/Bass – Stephen Trohoske, Tony Grey and Stix Thompson

June 8   Tyler Smilo - Americana-influenced folk songs

June 15  World Refugee Day - Celebrate the rich cultures of Erie's many refugee communities

June 22 Get Your Phil at Noon - Erie Philharmonic String Quartet

June 29 The Four Grads Four-part jazz-vocal harmonies

July 6    Ron Yaroz and The Vehicle – Blues Rock Band

July 13 The HELIOTROPES - Jazz duo with original expression on acoustic and electric instruments

July 20  Get Your Phil at Noon - Erie Philharmonic Brass Quintet

July 27  Mountain Thyme Ramblers - Traditional bluegrass with an Irish folk twist

Aug 3   The Breeze Band Classic R&B, soul, blues

Aug 10  The Mighty Sea – Alternative acoustic duo with guitar

Aug 17  Jess Royer and Nick Warren - Rich, soulful vocals backed by surf-tinged    twang

Aug 24 Get Your Phil at Noon - Erie Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet

Aug 31 Members of Gannon University's Erie Chamber Orchestra


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