BRATTLEBORO -- The 2014 Esteyville Common Summer Concert Series kicks off Thursday evening with the BUHS Jazz Band led by Director Steve Rice. All shows begin at 7 p.m., and close around 8:15 p.m.

The series schedule includes:

* June 19 -- The OtherWise Band, featuring Susan Schmitt (piano), Mike Auerbach (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) and Esteyville resident Charly McLoughlin (guitar, vocals), doing songs from Ray Charles to the Bodeens.

* July 17 -- The American Legion Band under the direction of founder Bruce Corwin.

* July 24 -- The Celebration Brass Band plays New Orleans street music. Peter Simoneaux on bass drum/vocals, Steve Voorhes on snare, Chuck Ober on trombone, Scott Sizer and Anders Burrows on trumpet, Tim Ellis and Linda Simoneaux on tuba and Jim Kurty on clarinet.

The Esteyville Common is located at the intersection of Pleasant and Chestnut streets. Bring blankets, picnic supper, sometimes a young neighbor sets up a lemonade stand.

The Esteyville Common gazebo will undergo some work this summer; all patrons are asked to be aware of any roped off areas.