On Father's Day the life of Lou Colombo will be celebrated with a walking procession, memorial service and concert in honor of his life.
The event starts at 2pm at Colombo's on Sunday, June 17.
Anyone attending the memorial service should park at the Melody Tent (21 West Main St. Hyannis, MA). Main Street in Hyannis will be closed off to traffic and the surrounding lots will likely be full due to the annual Father's Day car show.
There will be a procession along Main St that will begin at Colombo's Cafe and Pastries (544 Main St. Hyannis, MA) at 2:00 pm.
The procession will be assembled as follows:
1. Grand Marshall ~ Cajun Bob Wilson
2. Memorial Band
3. Colombo Family
4. Second Line**
**The family invites anyone who wishes to walk the procession to please join the second line .
We will be walking from Colombo's Cafe and Pastries to the Melody Tent where the memorial ceremony will take place. Trolley service will be provided free of charge to transport people between the Melody Tent and Colombo's Cafe from 1:30-2:30 pm.
The Memorial Service Itinerary will be as Follows:
1:30 - Doors open to the public at Melody Tent
1:30-2:30 - Trolley service runs between Melody Tent and Colombo's Cafe
2:00 - Procession musicians, family and friends gather at Colombo's Cafe
2:30 - Procession begins in front of Colombo's Cafe along Main St.
3:00 - Procession arrives at Melody Tent
3:10-3:15 - Service Begins/ Introduction by Dick Golden
3:20 - Blessing by Priest
3:30-3:40 - Video Presentation
3:45-4:15 - The Roadhouse Band (see list of performers below)
4:15 - 4:20 - Speaker Ron Della Chiesa
4:30-4:45 - Frank Zarba with Ray Cavicchio
4:50-4:55 - Speaker Lou Anne Colombo
5:00-5:15 - Lori Colombo and Jim Robitaille
5:15-5:20 - Speaker Sonny Colombo
5:25-5:50 - The Gray Sargent Band (see list of performers below)
5:50-6:00 - Jazz Jam with Invited Musicians
6:00 - Service will conclude
The memorial service and procession will take place as scheduled rain or shine. There is more information below that should answer any questions you may have.
All guests are asked to park at the Melody Tent, 21 West Main St. Hyannis
Please take into consideration the distance we will be walking
Seating at the Melody Tent is first come first serve. Seating can not be reserved.
There is no admission charge, but the family will be accepting donations to benefit local Jazz programs for students.