Concerts in the Park Return | ‘Escape: The Journey Tribute’ Headlines

Five concerts in the park are scheduled – a new time this year – from 6 to 8 p.m. in South Pasadena’s Garfield Park

PHOTO: Escape: A Journey Tribute | SouthPasadenan.com News | Escape will be the first to kick of the Summer Concerts in the Park series at Garfield Park

Let the good times roll!

The City of South Pasadena will host the first of five free summer Concerts in the Park at Garfield Park starting Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16.

Concerts are scheduled every other Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Garfield Park, providing a safe atmosphere where families and friends in the community can come together, socialize and enjoy an evening of music.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com News | Concerts in the park at Garfield Park 

Escape a tribute band, recapturing the thrill generations of Journey fans remember, will open the series with a Father’s Day special. Like the real performing band itself, Escape comes to South Pasadena with five top musicians. The group has performed live in nearly every state in the nation.

PHOTO: Escape: A Journey Tribute | SouthPasadenan.com News | Escape will be the first to kick of the Summer Concerts in the Park series at Garfield Park

“Don’t Stop Believin’,’ is their anthem that turns up the heat and touches the crowd everywhere they, well, journey.

The band was formed in 1996 by professional musician Stu Simone and was the first Journey tribute band based in Los Angeles.

Food will be available for purchase or you can bring your own picnic.

Officials say the city relies 100 percent on sponsorships in order to hold the series.

There are many different levels of sponsorships ranging from $50 to $3,000.

PHOTO: Escape: A Journey Tribute | SouthPasadenan.com News | Escape will be the first to kick of the Summer Concerts in the Park series at Garfield Park

For more information, call the Community Services Department at (626) 403-7380.

SCHEDULE

Sunday, June 16, 2019 | Escape: The Journey Tribute

Sunday, June 30, 2019 | Louie Cruz Beltran (Latin Jazz)

Sunday, July 14, 2019 | The Wiseguys Big Band Machine

Sunday, July 28, 2019 | The Kings of 88 (Classic Piano Rock)

Sunday, August 11, 2019 | Blue Breeze Band (R&B/Funk)

 

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