More Chords, More Concerts, More Community at the Zoo’s Music under the Stars

June 27,2019

TOLEDO, Ohio — Picture it… the sun setting on a warm summer evening, sitting in the historic Amphitheatre, popcorn in hand, enjoying live music while surrounded by family, friends and…the entire animal kingdom!

Music under the Stars is a free concert series at the Toledo Zoo on Sunday evenings in the summertime. This year, the Zoo is excited to highlight the many musical talents found in community bands throughout our region and freshen up this long-standing Toledo tradition!

Join us for more of these fantastic free concerts beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the following Sundays:

July 7- Fostoria Community Band
July 14- Maumee Community Band
July 21- Genoa American Legion Band
July 28- CedarCreek Church as part of Christmas in July
Aug 4- Cakewalkin’ Jass Band
Aug 11- Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra supported by Taylor Automotive Family

Concerts will be emceed by 13abc anchor, Tony Geftos.

“The Fostoria Community Band is definitely excited to perform at a venue like the Zoo. Being part of Music under the Stars is a big opportunity for our band. We will be presenting March On, which pays tribute to America’s armed forces and is very appropriate for the Sunday after Independence Day,” said director, Craig McKenzie.

Concessions, including local craft beer on draft, pretzels, pizza, caramel corn, popcorn, hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream novelties and more will be available for purchase.

The Amphitheatre will open at 6:30 p.m. Zoo parking rates and policies apply. Zoo admission does not apply, as concerts happen after Zoo hours.

Again this summer, enjoy more bass, sharps, flats and treble at the refreshed Music under the Stars at your Toledo Zoo.

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