2014 Sounds of Summer Concert Series


Tuesdays, June 17 through Aug. 5


Holden's summer concert series returns, showcasing local bands performing in our beautiful gardens.


The series will start on Tuesday, June 17 and continue every Tuesday through Aug. 5. All concerts will start at 7pm. Concerts are free for members and included with a $5 after 5pm admission charge for nonmembers. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Holden will be working with a caterer to provide a selection of food for purchase at each concert, or guests may choose to bring a picnic.


This year's line-up includes:

Don't have the time or energy to pack a picnic for the concert? Culinaire Pavane will be at the concert with a fun menu of appetizers for sale.


The menu for Tuesday, July 22 includes:

  • Country-style Barbequed Pulled Pork Sandwich, $6
  • New Orleans-style Jambalaya with Mild Sausage, Rice & Grilled Shrimp Skewer, $7
  • Southern-style Pasta Salad with Roasted Corn, Peppers, Broccoli in Sweet Vidalia Vinaigrette, $5
  • Seasonal Fruit & Cheese Plate with Assorted Crackers, $5
  • Fresh Strawberry Shortcake with Whipped Cream, $4
  • Southern Spiced Pecan Blondie Brownie or Triple Chocolate Fudge Brownie, $2
  • Homemade Lemonade, $2
  • Artisan Bottled Waters or Iced Teas, $2



Please note, due to the requirements of Holden's liquor license, no alcoholic beverages of any type may be brought on to the grounds by visitors. Holden will provide a cash bar with beer, wine and soft drinks each week.


In the event of rain, these concerts will be held in the Corning Visitor Center.