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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Farnsworth Park Summer Concert Series Announced
From STAFF REPORTS
The Rotary Club of Altadena in association with the Sheriff’s Support Group of Altadena is announcing the lineup for the 22nd Annual free Summer Concerts in the beautiful outdoor Amphitheater in Farnsworth Park, 568 E. Mt. Curve Ave., Altadena.
All Concerts are on Saturday evening and start at 7:00 p.m. This year’s season kicks off on July 7th featuring Kenny Sara and the Sounds of New Orleans who have been regulars at the Downtown Disney’s Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen for more than a decade. The July 14th concert will be The Susie Hansen Latin Band, featuring electric violinist and vocalist Susie Hansen playing fiery Latin Jazz and Salsa that will have the audience dancing in the aisles. On July 21st enjoy Lisa Haley and the Zydekats the most joyful Americana/Cajun/Zydeco act on tour today with their heart-moving Louisiana bayou sounds and rhythms. July 28th Mary Jane’s Last Dance will perform their tribute to American Rock & Roll original, Tom Petty. On August 4th Deja Vu will pay tribute to all the greatest Rock and Roll dance bands – be sure to bring your dancing shoes! On August 11th Upstream returns to our stage once again as everyone’s favorite Steel Drum Reggae and Soca Band. As it is every year this concert will be a jammed packed audience! On August 18th the featured artists will be Greg and the Gallows who are quickly becoming Southern California’s most relevant band on the Country/Americana scene – this ensemble is a who’s who of LA’s finest composers & players. On August 25th The Blue Breeze Band will lull you into a fun groove with the sounds of Motown, R&B, Soul, & Funk music.
The Grand Finale of the 22nd Summer Concert Series will be on September 8th Featuring Who’s Next in their Tribute to The Who.
This year, the Summer Concert Series has been made possible by the generous support of our sponsors including The Rotary Club of Altadena and MonteCedro Senior Living. Additional major sponsors include Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Super King Markets, Morgan Stanley – Pasadena Complex, Farnsworth Park, Linda Seyffert & Associates, The Printworks/M & M Printing , Altadena Town & Country Club, El Patron Mexican Food Restaurant, Riedon Resistors, Frank Cunningham – Care Patrol, and Georgia Rutherford in memory of Don Rutherford SSGA’s first President.
El Patron Mexican Food Restaurant will be cooking and selling food at the top of the Amphitheater and The Rotary Club of Altadena will be selling beer and wine from the ground floor of the Davies Building throughout the entire Summer Concert Series.