Seneca’s Second Saturdays

[Seneca, Kansas]

On Saturday, May 13 the Seneca Area Chamber and Downtown Impact will host their first free live music event for the season. Last year, these second Saturday music events were hosted from April through September. This year events will be held on the second Saturdays of May, June, August, and September. Events will take place in Seneca’s historic downtown, “in the shade at 5th and Main.” A large two-story building will cast shade on the street just north of the intersection at 5th and Main Streets, allowing for a great place for lawn chairs to be set up to enjoy the music.

Upcoming entertainment will be: On Saturday, May 13, Howard Mahan & Friends, a 3-piece blues band will play. On Saturday, June 10, Daniel Christian who blends pop and rock sensibility with his county and folk roots will play. On Saturday, August 12, Matthew Francis, a blues and Motown duo, will play.  Finally, on Saturday, September 9, John Depew, a Kansas musician who draws from a background of traditional American, will play. All these dates will be played 6:30pm-8:30pm ‘in the shade at 5th and Main.’

All concerts are free to the public and are possible thanks to donations from local businesses. Sponsoring businesses are 1st Heritage Bank, Ag Partners COOP, AHRS Construction, The American Legion, Bruna Implement Company, Hammes Trucking, HCC Western Center, Farmers Union Insurance, Koch & Company, Inc., Life Care Center of Seneca, Nemaha Valley Motors, Picture This, Rainbow Communications, Ray’s Apple Market, SBS Insurance, Seneca Meat Market, Seneca Ready Mix, Stallbaumer Lumber, Sure Crop Fertilizers, Suther Building Supply, Teresa’s Styling Salon, The Courier-Tribune, United Bank & Trust, and the City of Seneca Travel & Tourism Committee.

For more information about these or other events happening in Seneca, please contact the Seneca Area Chamber and Downtown Impact at 785-336-1313.

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