Insured Sound to take City Park stage

Insured Sound will perform 7-8 p.m. Thursday at the City Park band shell in the Artsbridge Summer Music Series. From the left, Don Staats, Susan Owens, Matt Piatt, Rick Barnhart and Greg Ring. (Photo Provided)

PARKERSBURG — A local favorite will be the featured band on Thursday in the weekly Artsbridge Summer Music Series at the City Park Bandshell.

The classic rock band Insured Sound takes the stage at 7 p.m. for a free one-hour show.

Insured Sound was established in 1975. Members are Greg Ring on keyboards, saxophone and flute, vocalist Susan Owens, bass man Rick Barnhart, lead guitarist Don Staats and drummer Matt Piatt.

The group has played numerous venues in the Mid-Ohio Valley and specializes in tunes from the greats like Frank Sinatra, classic ballads, Motown and dance music. The audience is encouraged to dance.

The show is sponsored by Vaughan-Kimes Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Concerts are held every 7-8 p.m. Thursdays at the City Park band shell. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the horseshoe pit.

Bring a lawn chair.


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