Music@BCM: Leroy Ellington Band
Thursday, July 12, 6-9 p.m.
A 30-year veteran of the local music scene, Ellington commands the stage with ease and confidence on vocals and saxophone, playing R&B, rock, soul, jazz and blues. He has been nominated for numerous industry awards, including five Cincinnati Music Awards. His CD "Blue Eyed Blues," was named "Best Self-Produced CD" by The Cincinnati Blues Society. In 2017, Leroy was a semifinalist in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.
Music@BCM concerts are held in the museum's outdoor amphitheater at 1600 Montague Road-Devou Park, Covington, KY 41011. In case of rain, performances move indoors. Parking is free.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Museum members pay for one admission and get the second one free. Adult beverages are available for purchase. Concert-goers can also purchase food by Colonial Cottage of Erlanger, KY, supporting local community organizations. Parking is free.
The series continues on June 28 with the Robin Lacy & DeZydeco and will take place each Thursday through August 10, with the exception of July 5.
Music@BCM is sponsored by Ashley Development, Colonial Cottage, Ruth Faragher & Family, Ersatz & Moot Point Railway Company and the Alumni of WNOP Jazz, Hummel Hatfield Insurance Agency, George & Margaret McLane Foundation, Reality Tuesday Café, KW Mechanical and the Rich & Lisa Boehne Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.