Buttercreek Boys to perform during park series

FILE PHOTO The Buttercreek Boys (Lou Reeves, Wynn Weston, Curt Clauton, Rusty Roe, Tom Watkins and Jim Simpson) will perform Monday, July 31 at Irrigon Marina Park.

Audience members will enjoy foot stompin’ music as the Buttercreek Boys take the stage during the upcoming Music in the Park series in Irrigon.

The popular group will perform Monday at 7 p.m. at Irrigon Marina Park. People are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening of free music. In addition, concessions will be available for purchase from Judy’s Chuck Wagon.

A handful of seasoned musicians, the Buttercreek Boys play a variety of old-time music, inviting the crowd to sing along when the music moves them. The group feature Lou Reeves, guitar; Wynn Weston, guitar; Curt Clauton, stand-up bass; Tom Watkins, violin-fiddle; Rusty Roe, saxophone; and Jim Simpson, banjo and harmonica. In addition, several of the musicians share in the vocals.

The Buttercreek Boys holds monthly meetings and rehearsals at the Chuckwagon Cafe in Hermiston. In addition, they regularly play around the region.

The concert series alternates between Boardman and Irrigon marina parks each Monday through Aug. 14. For more information, call Tami Sherer at 541-571-0844.

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