This week’s Saltonstall Park Summer Concert features a a band nominated as Swing Band of The Year by the National Swing Awards.
The Rico Barr Band Featuring the JJR Horns will perform Wednesday, July 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the park next to City Hall (149 Main St.). The concert is free. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music.
While the band has been recognized for its swing numbers, they perform selections from the Jazz and Rock decades including Motown and R&B, as well as Latin music, according to the band’s website. They have played at corporate events, weddings, concerts, and dances throughout New England.
The concert takes place right after the Watertown Farmers Market, which also takes place at Saltonstall Park from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Some vendors have prepared food.
The Summer Concert Series is supported by the City of Watertown, the Watertown Cultural Council, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.