Cultural Council puts locals onstage for summer series
Demetrius Klein Company
Photos by Cultural Council for Palm Beach County
The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County’s Summer Performing Arts Series is back and live for the first time since 2019. During July and August the council has a lineup of local artists ready for many nights of dance and music at its Lake Worth Beach Main Gallery.
“We’re ecstatic to invite locals” to the first live concert series in three years, Cultural Council President and CEO Dave Lawrence said. “Reflecting our mission to nurture the arts locally, the series will feature a fantastic lineup of local artists. This is a wonderful chance to support Palm Beach County’s cultural community and enjoy exhilarating summer evening performances at a unique historic space.”
Here is the schedule for the Summer Performing Arts Series:
Saturday, July 2
The company has performed “hard-core modern dance” since 1986. On the eve of Demetrius Klein’s 60th birthday, we can expect excerpts of works that span from the company’s inception to today.
Saturday, July 9
Led by Palm Beach-based singer/songwriter Josh Miles, J.M. and The Sweets is a South Florida soul band that has been described as soulful and bluesy. The band’s debut EP, “Sol Village,” was released in 2017 through Stank Records.
Saturday, Aug. 6
One of South Florida’s favorite reggae bands will play a mix of original songs and a tribute to The Clash, the English punk rock band from the 1970s.
Saturday, Aug. 20
The triplets and one younger brother are a Cultural Council favorite and are returning to close out the summer series. They are a high-energy acoustic folk group who specialize in vocal harmonies and an eclectic blend of folk instruments.
All performances take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the council’s main gallery at 601 Lake Ave. in Lake Worth Beach, with doors opening at 5:30. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers or $10 for standing room only. VIP tickets, which are $30 for members or $35 for nonmembers, include reserved seating and one drink. Tickets are on sale at www.palmbeachculture.com/summer.