Bridgeport, CT (February, 26, 2014) – Downtown Thursdays Summer Series, a free weekly outdoor summer concert series, is seeking musicians and bands of any genre to perform at the fifth annual series.


Downtown Thursdays Summer Series is an all-ages event on McLevy Green in Downtown Bridgeport during the months of June, July, and August.


“I encourage everyone to come downtown and experience the flourishing artistic community that Bridgeport has to offer,” said Mayor Bill Finch. “These concerts showcase the heart of our historic downtown neighborhood where you can enjoy a summer evening with exciting music, dancing, and great food at a number of local restaurants.”


The concerts take place 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Thursdays: June 19, 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31; and August 7, 14, 21, 28. Each performance consists of two live sets.


Applications are due by Friday, March 28 at 5 p.m. Selected performers will be notified by Friday, April 18. The Participant Application is available online at on the ‘Forms’ Page.


The Summer Series is organized by the City of Bridgeport and the Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District, as part of Downtown Thursdays.


For questions or comments please contact Erin McDonough, (203)

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