24th Season of Summer’s Best Music Under the Stars is a Wrap!
What a great year we had at Fraze Pavilion and we thank all of you who helped us enjoy another great year of concerts and events in Kettering! Our season started June 3rd with the ribbon cutting of improvements in Lincoln Park – a new patio as part of the upgrades to the park fountains and the construction of a permanent light tower which doubles as the entrance to amphitheater seating.
Not only was Reba a great night of music August 10th, but her concert was the quickest to sell out in Fraze Pavilion history – just 7 hours. Other sell-outs this summer included Heart, Weird Al, Boston, Huey Lewis & The News/Richard Marx, Harry Connick, Jr, Willie Nelson/Old Crow Medicine Show, 3 Doors Down, Marshall Tucker Band and both Menus shows.
We welcomed first time performers to the Fraze stage: Chubby Checker, Montgomery Gentry, R5, Bryan Adams and Kristin Chenoweth.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission sponsored Throwback Thursday again this year with great performances by the tribute bands Hollywood Nights (Bob Seger), Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin), Resurrection (Journey) and Who’s Bad (Michael Jackson).
Kettering Health Network’s GospelFest was even more successful in its second year, featuring 10 spectacular local groups along with Francesca Battistelli, who performed to a full house August 23rd.
Thank you season sponsors Mid USA Credit Union, Pepsi and Kettering Health Network for your support along with event sponsors Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, AVIS, and Meijer.
We’re celebrating an anniversary in 2016, our 25th, so check out our Facebook page and fraze.com from time to time for exciting announcements, opportunities and more!
See you next summer at Fraze.
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