Senior Concert brings Musical Talent to West Park

OSWEGO, NY – The 29th annual Oswego Harborfest is pleased to announce the lineup for its special Senior Concert, which is scheduled to take place on July 29 from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. under the Family Tent in West Park.

Kicking off the concert at 11:45 a.m. will be contemporary roots and ragtime band My Sweet Patootie.

The band was founded in 2007 by Canadian Folk Music Award winners Sandra Swannell and Terry Young, and joined by Paul Clifford.

The band has a growing international reputation, and brings together tight harmonies, masterful guitar, and sizzling fiddle and percussion to create an atmosphere reminiscent of folk, Americana, jazz, and vaudevillian comedy.

Concert-goers are sure to enjoy what Young calls “Green Acres for the new millennium.”

At 1:15 p.m., the Rhythm Airs Dance Band, an 18-piece big band, will take the stage, and escort listeners on a journey of the musical hits of swinging big bands throughout the 1930s and 1940s.

Featured in the band are Maureen Clum on trumpet and Scott Dennis on vocals.

The band has been performing in the Syracuse area for nearly 40 years and brings its unique sound to Harborfest.

The Senior Concert is sponsored by Oswego Health – Springside at Seneca Hill.

To learn more about the Senior Concert, other musical performances or about Harborfest, visit or call 343-6858.