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The Groove Classic Oldies Show featuring classic ‘50s through ‘80s tunes will kick off Duarte’s Summer Concerts in the Park Series on Wednesday, June 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Duarte Park. California American Water Co. is sponsor of the opening concert.
Duarte Park is located at 1344 Bloomdale Ave., just east of Buena Vista St., and adjacent to the Duarte Teen Center. Free bus transportation to and from the park is available through the use of the Duarte Transit system.
Duarte’s summer concert series offers a fun and stress-free way to enjoy a warm summer evening in the company of family and friends. concert-goers are invited to bring along a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic dinner, or enjoy something good to eat from one of several food booths that will be open for business beginning at 6 p.m. There will be more than music to enjoy. Each of the four scheduled concerts will also feature an entertainment and play area for children, and a raffle hosted by the Route 66 Parade Committee.
Other concert dates in the series are July 11 featuring the band, Artistic Measure playing Smooth Jazz, R&B and Latin; July 25, Ghost in the Machine, Police and Sting tribute band; and Aug. 8, Los Mineros de Durango & Mariachi Poncitlan.
Also helping to sponsor the series of concerts are Rutan & Tucker, LLP; Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich; Burrtec Waste; Foothill Transit; and Duarte Soccer League.
For more information, call Duarte Parks and Recreation at (626) 357-7931.