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Concerts in the Park Opens This Week


Concerts in the Park Opens This Thursday

The City of Santa Barbara’s Free Concert Series to Bring a Variety of Sounds to Chase Palm Park Thursday Nights in July

SANTA BARBARA, CA (July 5, 2016)—The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 17th season of Concerts in the Park 2016 will kick off its summer concert series on Thursday, July 7. Opening night will feature returning favorite 50s and 60s rock and roll band Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries.
Concerts in the Park performances take place in Chase Palm Park from 6:00–8:30pm on Thursday evenings. These free events have become a Santa Barbara tradition since the program was founded in 2000. Concert attendees bring blankets and picnics, with groups of friends joining in and dancing in front of the stage as the night progresses.

This season’s Concerts in the Park presenting sponsor is the Wood-Claeyssens Foundation. The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, K-LITE 101.7, the Santa Barbara Independent, Dennis and Jeff Forster of the Forster Group at Morgan Stanley, Voice Magazine, 99.9 KTYD, the Santa Barbara Blues Society, and SB Family & Life Magazine all contributed generous sponsorships to help make sure Concerts in the Park could again be part of Santa Barbara’s summertime cultural calendar.

The full Concerts in the Park 2016 series schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 7
Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries
50s and 60s Rock and Roll
Facebook event at http://bit.ly/Concerts2016-CaptainCardiac

Thursday, July 14
Deanna Bogart Band
Blues fusion: boogie-woogie piano, soulful saxophone, smoky vocals
Facebook event at http://bit.ly/Concerts2016-DeannaBogart

Thursday, July 21
Queen Nation
A Tribute to the Music of Queen
Facebook event at http://bit.ly/Concerts2016-Queen

Thursday, July 28
The Tearaways
The British Invasion Meets California Surf
Facebook event at http://bit.ly/Concerts2016-Tearaways


Printable concert schedule and rules for concert attendance are available at SantaBarbaraCA.gov/Concerts; please call (805) 564-5418 for more information.
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