City of Sierra Madre FREE Concert in the Park Series

Press Release Posted 6/28/12 – Join the City of Sierra Madre this summer for the Concerts in the Park, beginning Sunday, July 8, 2012 and occurring every Sunday through August 26, 2012. The concerts are FREE thanks to the support of Athens Services and the Sierra Madre Issei Memorial Foundation, along with numerous community hosts. Concerts begin at 6:00pm and run through 8:00pm. All concerts will be held at the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. next to City Hall. Seating is on the green so remember to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Alcohol is prohibited. Spectators are encouraged to support local organizations that may provide refreshments. For additional information please contact the Community Services Department 626-355-5278.

Concerts in the Park Schedule:
July 8 – Elvis (rock ‘n roll), sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sierra Madre

  • Food available

July 15 –Gem City Jazz Cats (Big Band) sponsored by the Spero Foundation

  • Carne asada tacos, drinks and ice cream for purchase

July 22 – Silver Beatles (Beatles Tribute Band), hosted by the Senior Community Commission

  • Free popscicles

July 29 – Aluminum Marshmallow (Classic Rock) sponsored by the Sierra Madre Civic Club

  • Hot dogs and home-made pie with ice cream for purchase

August 5 – TAIKOPROJECT (American Taiko Drummer Ensemble), hosted by L.A. County Arts Commission

  • Concert and “learn taiko” segment with hands- on demonstration

August 12 – JJ Jukebox (60’s and 70’s Rock) sponsored by Kiwanis and Friends of the Library

August 19 – The Grove (Classic Oldies) sponsored by Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association

  • The Subs (Mainstream Acoustic) opening act

August 26 – Take Two (Top 40’s) sponsored by Dr. Roger Joe, DDS, The Lodge at Sierra Madre, and Crosslife Community Church