The Town of Orange may be small in population, but it now has the reputation for bringing in internationally renowned bands and one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in New Haven County.
For this year’s Independence Day Concert, the Orange Town News, who is once again producing the event, is presenting “Queen Flash” to perform prior to the town’s Annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular. The six members of “Queen Flash”, who are making their CT debut, hail from Montreal, Canada. The band will feature Special Guest vocalist Phil Naro. The internationally renowned Naro, will lead the group with 2 hours of Queen’s greatest hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Another One Bites the Dust, Under Pressure & We are the Champions. This fabulous Queen tribute is an exciting, high energy show that will get people out of their seats. For more information about the band, visit their website: www.queenflash.ca.
The event will take place on Saturday, July 2nd (rain date Sunday, July 3rd) at the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange.
The festivities will begin promptly at 6:30 pm with welcoming comments from Orange First Selectman Jim Zeoli. The concert will be followed promptly at 9:30 pm by the Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular with Patriotic Music.
Orange Town News publisher and event producer Rocky Salperto said, “We are looking forward to another premiere event for area residents to enjoy. We are excited about producing this show for the fifth consecutive year. As the crowds keep increasing year to year, (the 2015 event produced a record crowd of over 8,000) we hope everyone continues to enjoy this great community event. Many thanks go out to our sponsors, our first selectman and town officials for their continued support.”
The event is made possible through area sponsors including major sponsors: Cohen & Wolf, P.C.; Yale University, Regent Wealth Management Group, The Orange Foundation’s Olga Fund, the Orange Town News & the Town of Orange.
Additional Gold, Silver & Bronze Sponsorship opportunities are available by filling out a Sponsorship Form on the inside back pager of this issue of the Orange Town News and at Orange Town Hall. For more information, call 203-298-4399, online at www.orangetownnews.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food vendors and novelty items will be available for purchase at the fairgrounds beginning at 6:00 pm. WPLR Radio will also be broadcasting live on location with a celebrity guest. Come early and get a good seat. Admission is free. There will be a suggested parking donation of $5 that will benefit the Orange Little League.