Lowell Summer Music Series adds more shows

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Organizers for the Lowell Summer Music Series have revealed another set of shows that will take place at Boarding House Park this summer. America, John Mayall, k.d. lang and The Machine plays Pink Floyd will all make their way to Massachusetts for shows in in downtown Lowell later this year. Tickets for each of the shows are now on sale through the official Lowell Summer Music Series website.

Legendary folk-pop band America will perform in Massachusetts as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series on Friday, July 13. Led by original members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, America is touring in support of their latest album, Back Pages. Released last summer, the album is comprised completely of cover songs from Bob Dylan and Buffalo Springfield to the New Radicals and Fountains of Wayne. Tickets for the show are on sale for $34 in advance or $40 on the day of.

John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers will make their way to Lowell for a performance at Boarding House Park on Saturday, July 14. The British blues master’s last offering of new material was 2009’s Tough. Tickets for the show are on sale for $21 in advance or $25 on the day of.

k.d. lang and her band, The Siss Boom Bang, will perform in Lowell on Saturday, August 18. The Canadian singer-songwriter continues to tour in support of 2011’s Sing It Loud. Released last April, lang’s thirteenth studio effort and first since 2008’s Watershed, was co-produced and co-written by former Guster multi-instrumentalist Joe Pisapia at his studio in Nashville. Both were recently nominated for a Juno Award in the “Producer of the Year” category for Sing It Loud. Tickets for the show are on sale for $41 in advance or $50 on the day of.

Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine will bring their acclaimed show to Boarding House Park on Friday, September 7. Tickets for the show are on sale for $29 in advance or $35 on the day of.

Previously announced shows include Ziggy Marley (June 22), Pat Metheny Unity Band (August 3), George Thorogood & The Destroyers (August 4) and Gaelic Storm (August 24).

“These additional shows add to what is shaping up to be a fabulous summer of music,” declared Lowell Summer Music Series Director John Marciano in a press release. “There’s nothing like an evening of great music under the stars at an absolutely extraordinary venue like Boarding House Park.”

More shows will be added to the 2012 Lowell Summer Music Series over the next few months.

Boarding House Park is a general admission venue and children age 12 and under are admitted free.

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