Dan Gabel and the Abletones Concert

What a great evening to host Dan Gabel and the Abletones!  The 18-piece big band played swing music of the 1930s and 40s. The weather cooperated with only two minutes of light sprinkles.  PDG Klaus Hachfeld gave a brief outline of what Rotary is and does and Bob Briere from the Lions Club did the same for his Club.  A crowd of over 300 people attended the free concert with most of them keeping the beat to the music.  The kids especially enjoyed the light necklaces that we distributed to everyone.  The raffle raised over $700 to be split with Sturbridge Rotary and the Sturbridge Lions.  The music was outstanding and we hope they’ll come back next year!  A great partnership with the Lions Club in this sponsorship.

Concert sign on Common

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Concert - Sponsor sign in Bandstand