GSU ensemble to kick off Arts Council noon concerts

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will present a noontime concert series in Railroad Park on Friday afternoons in October.The Live @ Lunch series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31. A variety of musical genres, including classical, jazz, and bluegrass will be highlighted.

The BNG Strings, a classical ensemble from Grambling State University, will open the series on Oct. 10 with a concert that will include highlights from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.

The Red and Black Second Line Band, also from Grambling, will perform New Orleans-style jazz on Oct. 17.

The Oct. 24 concert will feature singer/songwriter Grant Terry of Ruston, and the series will end Oct. 31 with a concert by local bluegrass trio Flatland Rush.

Lunches from area restaurants will be available for $5. Audience members are also invited to bring their own lunches. The concerts will be moved to the Lincoln Parish Museum, 609 North Vienna St., if it rains.

For more information, contact Callie Dean at (318) 255-1450.