MUSIC will be in the air at Wyre Forest District Council’s outdoor summer concerts featuring pop and country music.

The first of the events takes place on Sunday at Brinton Park in Kidderminster from 2.30pm.

Bewdley Concert Band will be performing under the direction of their musical director Ian Worton.

On the same day, Lyvewyre will be playing 1950s and 60s rock and roll music at the Riverside Bandstand in Stourport from 2.30pm.

The venue will then be host to a further two concerts, the Red Snappers, who will be playing Dixieland Jazz next Sunday and The Dave Christie Trio who will be performing songs from the 1960s and 70s on Sunday, August 4.

There will be further live music in Stourport on August 17 and 18 at the annual Country and Western Festival.

Bewdley’s Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens will provide the backdrop to four outdoor concerts on Sundays in August which all begin at 2pm.

They will feature The Chuck Harriet Jazz Band on August 4, prom-like music from Elizabeth Macdonald and Guy Rowland and August 11, Irish band De Kelten on August 18 and a return of the Kidderminster Male Choir on August 25.

The final weekend of concerts will see Missing Lynx perform at Brinton Park on Sunday, August 25 at 2.30pm.

Afternoon events are free and people are invited to bring a picnic and a chair to enjoy the music.

Councillor Ian Hardiman, the district council’s cabinet member for community well-being said: “All of this wonderful music is available free of charge. There are well established musicians playing in all three Wyre Forest towns and there is music to suit everybody’s taste. Get on your dancing shoes in Wyre Forest this summer.”

For further information call 01562 732980 or email