The 40th Season for the Hopelands Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Southern Nights on Monday.


The performance will take place on the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens and will begin at 7 p.m.


This performance is presented by the Academy for Lifelong Learning at USC Aiken.


Southern Nights is a 12-piece jazz band that performs music in the style of the big-band period of the 1930s through the 1950s. The group was founded in Aiken in 2001 by Bill Clark and Bill Foss. Members are professional musicians from throughout the CSRA, and most members live in Aiken County.


Songs to be performed will include “Jump, Jive and Wail,” “Let’s Dance,” “All of Me” and “Unforgettable.”


The Hopelands Summer Concert Series will continue throughout the summer, each Monday night until the end of the month.


All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted and will be held at Hopelands Gardens on the Windham Performing Arts Stage.


The event is free of charge. Food is allowed, but alcohol is not. Well-behaved pets on leashes are also allowed. Bicycles are not allowed inside Hopelands Gardens.


Public parking is available at the Green Boundary Club on Whiskey Road across from Hopelands Gardens.


Handicap parking is available at the Hopelands Gardens parking lot on 135 Dupree Place.


In the case of inclement weather, call the rainout hot line at 803-643-4661 or the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center at 803-642-7631.