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Tonight's Latin Jazz Concert Cancelled Due to Severe Weather Forecast

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Date: June 26, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Contact: Jared Slanina, Conservancy,, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Brecksville, Ohio – Due to the forecast of severe weather, the Music in the Meadow concert scheduled for this evening at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) has been cancelled. The band scheduled for tonight, Sammy De Leon Latin Jazz Orchestra, is unable to reschedule due to other commitments.

The Music in the Meadow concert series is presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, with promotional support from Audio-Technica and Woodsy’s Music. Concerts are held at Howe Meadow located at 4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264.

Concerts are cancelled during severe weather. Call 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for an update.

Other Scheduled Music in the Meadow Concerts:

  • Wednesday, Jul 10
    Boy=Girl: Contemporary Acoustic
  • Wednesday, July 24
    HeartBEAT Afrika: African Drums, Percussion
  • Wednesday, August 7
    Cletus Black Revue: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Pop
     
  • Wednesday, August 21
    The New Barleycorn: Irish Folk, Celtic

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a nonprofit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its membership program, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call 330-657-2909.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.

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