Live music enlivens the hot summer nights of Winsted

The Farmington Valley Band played the first concert in Friends of Main Street’s summer concert series on Thursday, July 12. The concert included songs written by John Philip Sousa, Glenn Miller and Cole Porter. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — Sweet music was in the air as the Farmington Valley Band kicked off the Friends of Main Street’s summer concert series at East End Park on Thursday, July 12.

This is the ninth season of the free concert series, which over the years has included a diversity of musical styles, including rock, jazz, folk, Irish music, funk and big band.

The Farmington Valley Band, made up of 35 musicians, has been part of the concert series since it first started in 2009.

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