The city of Thornton’s Twist and Shout Summer Concerts offers FREE family-friendly concerts on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Music ranges from jazz to Salsa to Americana to Rock. The city’s Carpenter Park Amphitheater has plenty of seating and free parking. Five shows take place at the Amphitheater, the others are at Cherrywood Park, Trail Winds Park and High Ridge Park. The series runs June 13 to August 8.
Join the fun and let the kids do some cartwheels while you enjoy a bowl of free ice cream at one of the Ward sponsored Ice Cream Socials.
Here’s the 2019 schedule:
June 13: Thornton Community Band at Carpenter Park
June 20: Gypsy Swing Revue at Carpenter Park
June 27: Wood Belly at Cherrywood Park (Ward 4 Ice Cream Social).
July 11: Spinphony at Carpenter Park
July 18: Selassee at Carpenter Park
July 25: Ricardo Pena Band at Carpenter Park (Ward 2 Ice Cream Social)
August 1: Wash Park at Trail Winds Park (Ward 3 Ice Cream Social)
August 8: Thunder & Rain at High Ridge Court Park (Ward 1 Ice Cream Social)
For more musical options, check out our Mile High Summer Concert Guide.