At Artpark, literally in my backyard in Lewiston, some shows have been canceled, while others have been moved to next year.

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According to WIVB-TV the popular north town venue released new information on schedule changes, postponements, and cancelations.

Here is the list of shows that aren’t happening this year, and the original dates they were scheduled for:

Dropkick Murphys & Rancid (May 24)
The Head And The Heart (May 27)
AWOLNATION with Andrew McMahon (May 31)
Vampire Weekend (June 2)
Bright Eyes (June 14)
Andrew Bird and Calexico and Iron & Wine (June 15)
The following shows have been postponed:

Patti LaBelle (June 23) — rescheduled to June 22, 2021
Buddy Guy (June 30) — rescheduled to June 29, 2021
King Crimson (July 1) — rescheduled to June 28, 2021
Barenaked Ladies (July 7) — rescheduled to July 6, 2021
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead — rescheduled to August 20, 2021
Tedeschi Trucks Band (July 14) — postponed to 2021, date TBA
Earth Wind & Fire (July 18) — postponed to 2021, date TBA
Chick Corea (August 10) — postponed to 2021, date TBA

According to the venue, anyone who purchased tickets for any of these concerts will be contacted with more details soon.

Somehow, to me, it won't feel like Summer without Artpark.  Warm nights on the deck, beverage in hand, and music in the air. See, I sometimes too long for "normalcy", whatever that is anymore.