ALTON — The Upper Alton Association announces the seventh annual Rockin’ with Robert summer concert series from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday in June, July and August.
The public is invited to enjoy these free family-friendly events at the Robert Wadlow Statue on the SIUE Dental School Campus, 2800 College Ave. in Alton.
The Owlz Band will perform classic rock on June 21, Ralph Butler Trio will entertain the crowd with contemporary music spanning several decades on July 19 and on Aug. 16 the organization will present the Great Rivers Choral Society performing Beatles’ hits.
Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments will be available for purchase. A 50/50 drawing will offset expenses. Sponsorships are available, call (618) 465-6303 for details. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be rescheduled.
The mission of the Upper Alton Association is to support future improvements in the Upper Alton area for residents and businesses. The organization sponsors the installation of U.S. flags on light poles for all federal holidays, maintenance of the hanging flower baskets during the summer months, coordination of the Souper Saturday dining event, installation of holiday decorations during the winter and supports the City-Wide Litter Cleanup. New volunteers are welcome, and membership is open to anyone; dues are $75 for businesses and $15 for residents. Meetings are at 8 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Senior Services Plus, 2603 N. Rodgers.