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Young Ukes to give free concert at Kirkwood July 29

Youth ukulele musicians will present a free performance of summer songs at Hancock’s Kirkwood Park on Friday, July 29.

The Young Yukes performing group will produce and perform their own show, “Sounds of Summer.” This free concert will be held at Kirkwood Park Pavilion in Hancock at 6 p.m., rain or shine and all the songs and stage production will be selected by the Young Yukes.

Members of the Young Ukes group gather before a perfomance.

This event is sponsored by BlackCat Music Cooperative and the Hancock Arts Council.

BlackCat Music Cooperative in Berkeley Springs is enjoying a very productive and entertaining summer with new programs and opportunities made available to the community.

In addition to the Young Ukes, the Coopa has added a new beginner ukulele class, Las Rapidaz, a youth vocal group, a new Jr School of Rock Band, Berkeley Sings!, an adult community rock and roll choir, and an adult ukulele club. They also provide lessons for violin, guitar, ukulele and percussion.

Community concerts are planned in July and August. For more information, go to the group’ s page and website: