ATHOL - Mountain music entertainer Smokey Greene, a regional favorite, will kick off Thurman's weekly outdoor concert series in a performance this week.
The acclaimed guitarist and singer will be performing Monday, July 6, 7 p.m., under cover at Veterans' Memorial Field in Athol.
With an easy style, Greene is considered by area fans as a pioneer in country music. He is in demand as a performer, and he has regular appearances all over the Northeast.
Refreshments will be available at the Thurman concert, and visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket or portable chairs and wear layered clothing. The event lasts until 9 p.m. and will be followed by a fireworks display.
The concert and fireworks are presented at no charge by the Town of Thurman, and they are bankrolled with Warren County Occupancy Tax money. For details on the concert series, see www.Thurman-NY.com or call 518-623-9649. These free concerts continue every Monday through July and August.