If you're in need of a Friday pick-me-up, the Summer Fridays at the Statehouse will start its 2012 season on June 1.

Each Friday throughout the months of June, July and August, head to the Ohio Statehouse at 12 noon for a free, hour-long musical performance. Make sure to bring a lunch and a blanket: You can enjoy the entertainment right on the Statehouse lawn.

Scheduled performances for this summer cover a wide range of music including bluegrass, classical, rock 'n roll and jazz. Check out more information about the featured acts at ohiostatehouse.org.Happy listening and lunching!

-Heather Weekley