Jerod Stephen Doyle to Perform at the Tuscawilla Art Park Saturday, April 21

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks department will host a concert by Jerod Stephen Doyle Saturday, April 21 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Tuscawilla Art Park located at 223 NE Fifth St.

OCALA, Fla. (April 9, 2018) – The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks department will host a concert by Jerod Stephen Doyle Saturday, April 21 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Tuscawilla Art Park located at 223 NE Fifth St. This concert is presented by Insight Credit Union.

Jerod Stephen Doyle are three performers who work together on stage to create a unique improvisational, instrumental experience.

“We perform like this because it’s ridiculously fun. It’s terrifying, in a way, because we literally don’t know what we will play until we’re actually playing it,” said Doyle Dean, drummer for Jerod Stephen Doyle. “We are 100 percent responsive to what is going on at any given moment. No two performances are alike, since each performance incorporates sights and sounds from our surroundings.”

Jerod Somerfeldt, Stephen Bird and Doyle Dean hail from Potsdam, New York where all three are professionally trained the performing arts. According to the group, Jerod teaches Electronic Music at the Crane School of Music and has also performed extensively since 2000 in Wisconsin, Ohio and New York. Stephen studied Music at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and has also performed extensively since the 90s with various styles of music including current jazz combos. Doyle Dean is a videographer and instructor of Audio and Visual Production at SUNY Potsdam and has been performing since the 80s. In 2001, Doyle formed Utility Project, a concept that builds off true events and stories from history including sounds, music, and storytelling.

According to City staff, in preparation for this event, the group will be utilizing video footage from Six Gun Territory as part of a projected video collage. To view songs and audio clips, visit www.facebook.com/ocalaculturalarts. RSVP to this event on Facebook and get entered to win a Jerod Stephen Doyle CD at the concert Saturday, April 21.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Those planning to attend this concert are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs. For more information, please contact the City of Ocala Cultural Arts Office at 352-629-8447 or email artinfo@ocalafl.org.