The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's free concert on Bidwell Parkway, scheduled for 7 p.m. today, has been canceled.
When announcing the cancellation, the orchestra cited the threat of inclement weather. Rain is a particular concern to musicians because of the danger it poses to their instruments.
The Bidwell Parkway concert is among the most popular of the orchestra's annual free concert series held in area parks. The next scheduled free parks concert is 7 p.m. July 6, when the orchestra gives a concert at the North Park Academy Lawn, 780 Parkside Ave.
Other free orchestra concerts are scheduled for 7 p.m. July in Niawanda Park; 11:45 a.m. July 11 on the M&T Plaza concert series; and 7 p.m. July 19 at Clarence Town Park.