Fort Reno Concert Series Kicks Off Monday

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    The Fort Reno concert series kicks off Monday night -- and it's welcome news to fans who'd feared the series wouldn't happen this year because of the unexpected cost of hiring a police officer.

    Just a month before the season's first concert, planners were told they'd have to pay for a U.S. Park Police officer to be at the concerts, something that hadn't been required in the past, before the National Park Service (NPS) would grant them a permit.

    But last week, the NPS worked out a deal with organizers to allow them to pay for security on a per-concert basis.

    Monday night's free concert will run from 7 to 9:30 p.m., featuring Captivators and Malatese. Looking ahead? The Fort Reno site has headliners listed through July 31.

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    The concert series has been held every summer for more than 40 years.

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