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Moon Tunes shows might still be possible in July

Brad Williams

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The usual Thursday night ‘Moon Tunes’ concerts in La Crosse are still off until August, but there is hope that they could resume earlier. 

Moon Tunes spokesman Terry Bauer tells WIZM’s La Crosse Talk that the Riverside Park concerts are much easier to organize than music festivals like Summerfest, because the local performers who do Moon Tunes shows can be booked more quickly.    

The Flibbertijibbet band is doing a virtual Moon Tunes concert on Facebook tonight, beginning at 7. 

Bauer suggests parking your car on the riverfront and tuning in the concert on-line, as a substitute for the live shows that can’t happen yet.  

Meanwhile, Bauer says work crews will remain busy in the coming weeks, finishing the bandshell construction and other tasks in Riverside Park, such as landscaping.    

Although concrete for the bench seating may go in this summer, Bauer says the benches won’t be installed at the bandstand until next year.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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