Hear rock songs from 1960s to today at Huntington Green concert

A group that performs rock songs from the 1960s will perform tonight at the Huntington Green in Shelton.

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The Navels will perform rock classics and other favorites at the Huntington Green in Shelton. (Photo by Brad Durrell from the band’s 2013 performance in Shelton)

The concert by The Navels will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9. It is free and open to the public. The shows last about two hours.

The Navels specialize in cover songs from the 1960s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s as well as current hits. This includes classic rock, disco, and Motown, such as ballads by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Sheryl Crow and The Go Go’s.

 

‘You’re in the band’

The band plays the type of music designed to encourage people to dance and sing along. “We encourage people to ‘join us’ on stage,” states The Navels website (thenavels.com).

“Whether it is singing background vocals, playing tambourine, banging on the congas, playing the guitar or drums….you’re in the band. It’s rock band, Guitar Hero and karaoke on steroids,” according to the website.

 

Concerts continue until late August

The Navels concert is part of the Music Under the Stars weekly series by the Shelton Parks and Recreation Department.

The free evenings of outdoor music take place every Wednesday in the summer from 7-9 p.m. at the Huntington Green, unless otherwise noted. Rain date is the following evening (in case of inclement weather, call the recorded cancellation line at 203-331-4120).

A reminder that next week’s show, on July 16, will take place at Veterans Memorial Park (the Riverwalk) and not the Huntington Green.

Upcoming shows are:

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July 9

The Navels

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July 16*

Highland Rovers

*This show will be at the Riverwalk.

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July 23

Gunsmoke

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July 30

Fools on the Hill

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Aug. 6

Mia & The Riff

(6 p.m., children’s show with Lynn Lewis & Friends)

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Aug. 13

Silent Majority

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Aug. 20

Midnight Rodeo

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Aug. 27

The Barons

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