Concerts in the Park series starts June 3

Classic rock OTR band leads off 13 Friday night performances

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's popular Concert in the Park series will lead off the 13 Friday night performances June 3 with the classic rock band OTR in Lions Wayside Park on First Street.

Concerts will take place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Friday night through August 26, featuring an eclectic mix of music from rock, blues and big band to 50's and 60's oldies, soul, and Latin rock.

While guests are allowed to put out blankets and chairs (at their own risk) in Lions Wayside and Delucchi Parks, they are asked to wait until the morning of the concert to do so. The use of rocks to hold down blankets is prohibited, as large rocks can damage lawn-mowing equipment. Also, the use of plastic tarps, which can burn the grass, is not allowed.

The PDA would like to thank the Alameda County Fair, Handles Gastropub and Pleasanton Garbage Service for being the presenting sponsors for the 2016 Concert in the Park season. Additionally, each concert is sponsored by a different local business.

The 2016 Concert in the Park line-up and individual concert sponsors follows:

June 3 - OTR, classic rock; sponsor: McKay's Taphouse and Beer Garden.

June 10 - The CoolTones big band and swing; sponsor: Sunol Creek Memory Care.

June 17 - Crawdad Republic, folk and bluegrass music; sponsor: Lokanta Grill & Bar.

June 24 - Steel Rose, country hits; sponsor: J Philip Chubb Insurance Agency.

July 1 - Marilyn's Ghost band, new country, rock and Americana; sponsor: UNCLE Credit Union.

July 8 - Ruckatan Latin Tribe, Latin/reggae world music; sponsor: SafeAmerica Credit Union.

July 15 - The Apes, contemporary rock; sponsor: Don Faught, Alain Pinel Realtors.

July 22 - Fast Times, playing 80s hits; sponsor: Flavor Brigade.

July 29 - Finding Stella, modern/alternative rock: sponsor: Firehouse Arts Center.

Aug. 5 - Tommy and the 4 Speeds, playing 1960s music; sponsor: Berkshire Hathaway Drysdale Properties.

Aug. 12 - Max Cruise, rock, pop and R&B; sponsor: SafeAmerica Credit Union.

Aug. 19 - Magic Moments, playing 1950s-1980s music; sponsor: Jerry Thorne for Mayor 2016.

Aug. 26 - Public Eye, high energy rock & roll band; sponsor : Jerry Pentin for City Council 2016.


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