The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 20th season of Concerts in the Park will kick off its summer concert series on Thursday, July 11. Opening night will feature Santa Barbara’s favorite dance band Area 51.
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, Jan Banister and Andy Katsev of Village Properties, the Forster Group at Morgan Stanley, Santa Barbara Ski Club, the Santa Barbara Blues Society, K-LITE 101.7, 99.9 KTYD, Voice Magazine, and the Santa Barbara Independent 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 2019 series schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 11
Santa Barbara’s Favorite Dance Band
Rock, Pop, Funk, and Soul
Thursday, July 18
Pop Gun Rerun
80s Music Experience
Thursday, July 25
Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries
50s and 60s Rock and Roll
Thursday, August 8
Lightnin’ Willie and the Poorboys
Biggest Little Blues Band on Earth
Thursday, August 15
The Blue Breeze Band
Best of Motown/R&B
Full 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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