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Sunset Park, Mount Dora, Florida. / Source: City of Mount Dora

Mount Dora Kicks off New Summer Concert Series

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Mount Dora officials announced the will begin a new summer concert series during the month of July after seeing a need to provide live entertainment and community interaction in the downtown area.

The concerts which will begin on July 6 will be held at Sunset Park in downtown Mount Dora every Friday throughout July.

In order to accommodate families’ Friday night dinner outings, the festivities will begin at 7:30 p.m. just after dinner time.

The event will include live music, food and beverages, shopping, dancing, and more.

Restaurants in the area are also joining in by offering specially crafty three-course dinners made by talented chefs of which a portion of the proceeds will go to Lake Cares Food Pantry.

To enjoy the dinners, residents can make reservations at the participating restaurants: Pisces Rising, 1921, The Bavarian House, and Gianni’s Italian.

Artists such as Claire VanDiver, Esh ‘n Shief, Josh We Know, Tears of a Tyrant, Brooke Klonel, LUVU, Clarisa Kelley, and Leaving Haven will perform offering a unique musical experience from folk, alternative rock, and soul to top hits and soft metal.

Officials selected each of the performing artists from different areas of Central Florida as a way to attract new audiences to Mount Dora and promote multi-community interaction.

The concerts will be open to the public at no cost.

Events and performances will be as follows:

July 6, 2018

DJ Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

Artist performances begin at 8 p.m. featuring Claire VanDiver and Esh ‘n Shief.

July 13, 2018

DJ Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

Artist performances begin at 8 p.m. featuring Josh We Know and Tears of a Tyrant.

July 20, 2018

DJ Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

Artist performances begin at 8 p.m. featuring Brooke Klonel and LUVU.

July 27, 2018

DJ Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

Artist performances begin at 8 p.m. featuring Clarisa Kelley and Leaving Haven.