More events are coming to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater this summer with the Saturdays in the Park Concert Series. Starting last Saturday (sorry, we missed one here at the Planet) and continuing through October with a total of six events. This Saturday, August 27th, is the Acoustic Soul Fest featuring McLaren Park neighbor, Martin Luther McCoy and his R&B review. In addition to Martin, the show features performances by DJ Jahi Sundance, Kev Choice, Three Bell and special guest Sol Development. The event kicks off at 1pm and goes until 4.
Can’t make this weekend’s show? Here is a list of upcoming dates and performances from The Friends of the AMP:
September 10 – The 4th Annual Kid’s’ Festival – Featuring The Not-Its, JAM with Charity Kahn, Tree Frog Treks, nature programs, The Exploratorium, magic show with Magician Mike Della Penna and “On the Move” Children’s’ Storytelling Theater, There will be 4 Hours (11am- 3pm) of art, music, magic, science, hikes and dance and much more. Fun for the whole family to enjoy.
October 8 – Let the Good Times Rock’n Roll Show! Four virtuoso bands of great musicians will take you on a three and a half hour ride of dance and sing-along music when we welcome Cocker Power –A Joe Cocker Tribute Band, Rock Candy with Lindsey Boullt, Lost Comet with Sharon Pucci and Big Rain– a Rockin’ Country and Blues group.
October 15 – In mid-October we welcome back, by popular demand, a non-stop three hours of new and traditional tunes sung and played by several of our local troubadours at The Bluegrass Festival. The Bluegrass Festival is a non-stop afternoon of new and traditional tunes sung and played by the Back Porch Band, The Beauty Operators String Band, Canyon Johnson and the Windy Hill Bluegrass Band.
October 22 – The Blues Show – our season finale concert once again offers a great lineup of local bay area blues performers, including the dynamic Tia Carroll and Bobbie “Spider” Webb, the Saturday in the Park House Band and special guests. This final show also celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Amphitheater with the annual Saturday in the Park Amphitheater Birthday Party.
Click on over to youtube to enjoy a little sampler of past Saturday in Park concerts here!