This Friday is the first in a series of shows coming downtown. There will be three shows on Friday evenings at the Riverwalk as part of the Downtown Sounds performance series. They are being sponsored by Celebrate Shelton, an organization promoting activities and events in the downtown area. The concerts will take place from 6-9 p.m. The performers will be: July 17\u00a0\u2014 Coley O\u2019 Toole (of Queen Killing Kings) and The Wagon Riders July 24 \u2014 The Alpaca Gnomes and Hubinger St. Aug. 7 \u2014 The What Up Funk Band The events also will include rotating handmade artisans and food trucks as well as children\u2019s activities and a beer garden. Free parking is available in the area, including in the parking lot for the Shelton Farmers Market Building and Conti Building (415 Howe Avenue). Celebrate Shelton has been holding events inside the Conti Building, including Downtown\u00a0Handmade Markets on the first Saturday of each month. To learn more about Celebrate Shelton, go to celebrateshelton.com.