Delaware State Parks Kicks Off Summer Concert Series at Bellevue State Park on June 5

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DOVER, Del. – Delaware State Parks announces the start of the 2008 Summer Concert Series with the Diamond State Concert Band appearing at the bandshell in Bellevue State Park at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 5.  The Summer Concert Series is free of charge, with park entrance fees in effect. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket, a picnic supper, and enjoy a wide variety of music under the stars.

The concerts are featured at four parks on different days of the week. All begin at 6:30 p.m.  The Bellevue State Park Series is held on Thursdays and Sundays through Aug. 31.  The Killens Pond State Park concerts are held on Fridays from June 13 to Aug. 15. Concerts at White Clay Creek State Park are Wednesdays from June 11 through Aug. 27, and visitors may enjoy concerts at the Rockford Tower on Mondays from June 16 through Aug. 11.

Featured music styles range from jazz to rock, bluegrass, big band, Zydeco and many more. With so many concerts, so much music, and four different parks to choose from, every visitor is expected to have a good time.

For more information, visit or call the Bellevue Concert Hotline, 302-761-6965; Killens Pond Nature Center, 302-284-4526; The Chambers House Nature Center at White Clay Creek, 302-368-6560; or the Rockford Tower Concert Hotline, 302-577-7688. 

This program is made possible, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to promoting and supporting the arts in Delaware.  The Delaware Division of the Arts provides technical and financial assistance to artists and arts programs and serves as a clearinghouse for information on the arts. For more information, please visit