Summer Sunday concert at bandstand Aug. 23

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Summer Sunset Music Series continues on Sunday, Aug. 23, featuring the Chris O’Leary Band.

The series, hosted at Cold Spring’s riverfront bandstand, brings entertainment to the village for residents and visitors to enjoy free of charge. Concerts, which range in style from country to blues to Americana, run from 6 to 8 p.m.

Chris O'Leary photo

Chris O’Leary was the harmonica player for Levon Helm for many years, touring and recording with the band. Now he tours with his own seven-piece band, featuring harmonica, guitar, bass, drums, vocalist and two horn players.

After two studio albums, O’Leary and band are now supporting their live album Live at Blues Now!, winner of the 2011 Blues Music Award and the 2011 Illinois Blues Blast Award for Best New Artist Debut.

For information about the Summer Sunset Music Series, visit or Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page.

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