Monday, July 1, 2013

Concerts in the Park in Pasadena July 2- Sept. 3

You don’t have to be a senior citizen to attend free, family-friendly concerts at Pasadena’s Memorial Park bandshell every Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. this summer, sponsored by the Pasadena Senior Center.

 July 2 – Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys offer a nostalgic musical journey back to the 1900 to 1930 era.

* July 9 – Mariachi Bella features the iconic mariachi music everyone loves, performed by an all-female troupe.

* July 16 – The Salty Suites present a blend of toe-tapping Americana, bluegrass and folk music.

* July 23 – Tumbleweed Rob and the Southwest Junction performs traditional western cowboy music with a country twist.

* July 30 – Pasadena Summer Youth Chamber Orchestra performs historic and contemporary classical music.

* Aug. 6 – The Folk Collection presents Americana music at its best, with songs made famous by Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and other greats.

* Aug. 13 – The Perfect Gentlemen combine a cappella harmonies with humor to keep the tradition of Vaudeville alive.

* Aug. 20 – Lisa Haley and the Zydekats is a Grammy Award-winning group that performs lively Cajun Zydeco music.

* Aug. 27 – The Rock Bottom Boys present rock and roll hits of the ‘60s and ‘70s with a fun, hillbilly twist.

* Sept. 3 – The Great American Swing Band will round out the summer concert series with the sounds of Big Band, standards, swing, rhythm and blues, jazz and Dixieland.

Bring a picnic or purchase food at the BBQ snack bar. Memorial Park is on Raymond Avenue between Walnut and Holly streets in Pasadena.

For more information visit or call (626) 795-4331.

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