Summer is about being outdoors, enjoying activities with friends and family and of course, heading over to your favorite park for a concert. If that concert is free, well... that's even better.
So, without further ado, here's a list of Summer Concerts in the Park.

Get the latest summer concerts schedule here - Summer Concerts in Pasadena and Surrounding cities for 2011


Location: 568 East Mt. Curve Ave. in the Ampitheater at Farnsworth Park

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Down Beat Express (Big Band) Saturday, June 27th
Elk's #99 Concert Band (Patiotic Music) Saturday, July 4th
The Surfing Safaris (Beach Party) Saturday, July 18th
Elliott Caine (Jazz Trumpet) Saturday, July 25th
Melena (Latin Jazz) Saturday, August 1st
Those Manning Boys (Irish Dance & Song) Saturday, August 8th
Brian Hughes (Jazz Guitarist) Saturday, August 15th
All American Wranglers (Country) Saturday, August 29th
Hot August Night (tribute to Neil Diamond) Saturday, Sept. 12th


Location: 240 West Huntington Drive - City Hall West Lawn

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. There will also be a Free Kids Fun Zone with games and crafts

Hodads (Beach Tunes) Thursday, July 9th
Hollin' Blues Boogie Band (Blues) Thursday, July 16th
Rockit Scientists (Tribute to Baby Boomers) Thursday, July 23rd
Silverados (Country) Thursday, July 30th
Cold Duck (70's) Thursday, August 6th
Jumpin Joz (Swing) Thursday, August 13th
Rubber Soul (Beatles Tribute) Thursday, August 20th


Location: 301 North 4th Avenue Covina Park Bandshell

Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Answer (Classic Rock) Monday, June 22nd
Covina Concert Band - Swing with the Big Bands Thursday, June 25th
Cold Duck (R&B) Monday, June 29th
Covina Concert Band - America: Home Sweet Home Thursday, July 2nd
The Hodads (Beach Boys Tunes) Monday, July 6th
Covina Concert Band - Broadway Curtain Time Thursday, July 9th
Suave (Latin Jazz, Disco & Salsa) Monday, July 13th
Covina Concert Band - Night at the movies Thursday, July 16th
Undercover Girls (Rock hits) Monday, July 20th
Covina Concert Band - Music for the Young at Heart Thursday, July 23rd
Film at Eleven & The Late Breaking Horns (Classic 60's n 70's) Monday, July 27th
Covina Concert Band - Around the World in 80 Minutes Thursday, July 30th


Location: 160 North Wabash Avenue, Glendora - Bandshell at Finkbiner Park

Time: 6:00 p.m.

The Answer (Classic Rock) Sunday, July 12th
Stone Soul (Motown & Soul) Sunday, July 19th
Disco Diva (70's Dance) Sunday, July 26th
Elvis Sunday, August 2nd
The Wise Guys (Big Band) Sunday, August 9th
All American Wranglers (Counrty) Sunday, August 16th
Cold Duck (R&B) Sunday, August 23rd


Location: 1301 Foothill Blvd., Memorial Park

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Wake the Bard (Traditional Celtic) Sunday, June 21st
Misplaced Priorities (Classic Rock) Classic Car Show prior to Concert Sunday, June 28th
Steve Roth (Elvis Tribute) Sunday, July 5th
The Jack Lantz Big Band (Big Band) Sunday, July 12th
Pacific Coast Highway (Light Rock) Sunday, July 19th
Brian Lynn Jones & The Misfit Cowboys (Country) Sunday, July 26th
Swing Inc. (Swing) Sunday, August 2nd
Hot August Night ( Tribute to Neil Diamond) Sunday, August 9th
Bluegrass Billionares (Bluegrass) Sunday, August 16th
Palm Drive ( Classic Rock) Sunday, August 23rd


Location: 350 South Grand Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles - California Plaza

Call: 213-687-2159

Hal David - Musicology 302 July 9th 8:00 p.m.
Rocky Dawuni July 10th 12:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Buika & Perla Batalla July 11th 8:00 p.m.
Justo Almario's Afro-Colombian Ensamble July 17th 12:00 p.m.
Watcha Clan & CuCu Diamantes July 17th 8:00 p.m.
Albita July 18th 8:00 p.m.
The Bad Plus & Wendy Lewis July 24th 12:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Curumin & Novalima July 25th 8:00 p.m.
Lo Cor de la Plana & Fishtank Ensemble July 31st 12:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Mentiritas, La Santa Cecilia & Mr. Vallenato August 1st 7:00 p.m.
Haegum Plus August 7th 12:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tanya Tagaq & Hyperpotamus August 8th 8:00 p.m.
K.B. Solomon: The Paul Robeson Project August 9th 8:00 p.m.
Toto la Momposina y sus Tambores August 14th 12:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Rokia Traore August 15th 8:00 p.m.
Inspiration House Poetry Choir August 20th 8:00 p.m.
Adaawe August 21st 12:00 p.m.
Rahim Alhaj August 21st 8:00 p.m.


Location: Library Park Bandshell

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Doo Wah Riders Sunday, July 12th
Moon Dance Sunday, July 19th
The Answer Sunday, July 26th
Reflex Sunday, August 2nd


Location: 87 North Raymond Ave., Pasadena - Levitt Pavillion

Bob Baker Marionettes - Children's Hour June 24th 7:00 p.m.
Amamnda Show - Patchwork of America June 25th 8:00 p.m.
The Element Band - World Rhythms June 26th 8:00 p.m.
Dell Castillo - Musica Latina June 27th 8:00 p.m.
Cross Hart Jazz Experience - Jazz June 28th 7:00 p.m.
Aaron Nigel Smith and the FUNdamentals Band - Childrens Hour July 1st 7:00 p.m.
Delgado Brothers - Patchwork of America July 2nd 8:00 p.m.
Emilie Simon - World Rhythms July 3rd 8:00 p.m.
Barbara Morrison - Jazz July 5th 7:00 p.m.
Vagabond Puppets Presents: Ferdinand the Bull - Children's Hour July 8th 7:00 p.m.
Lovell Sisters - Patchwork of America July 9th 8:00 p.m.
Viver Brasil - World Rythms July 10th 8:00 p.m.
Boogaloo Assasins - Musica Latina July 11th 8:00 p.m.
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra - Jazz July12th 7:00 p.m.
Sara Hickman - Children's Hour July 15th 7:00 p.m.
Spring Standards - Patchwork of America July 16th 8:00 p.m.
West African Highlife Band - World Rhythms July17th 8:00 p.m.
Louie Cruz Beltran - Musica Latina July 18th 8:00 p.m.
Harper Evans Project - Jazz July 19th 7:00 p.m.
Leslie Perry - Children's Hour July 22nd 7:00 p.m.
The Blasters - Patchwork of America July 23rd 8:00 p.m.
Salsa Celtica - World Rhythms July 24th 8:00 p.m.
Pistolera - Musica Latina July 25th 8:00 p.m.
Billy Mitchell - Jazz July 26th 7:00 p.m.
Joanie Bartels - Children's Hour July 29th 7:00 p.m.
LeRoy Bell - Patchwork of America July 30th 8:00 p.m.
Pharaoh's Daughter - World Rhythms July 31st 8:00 p.m.
Ronnie Gutierrez - Musica Latina August 1st 8:00 p.m.
Claudia Villela - Jazz August 2nd 7:00 p.m.
Silly Monsters - Children's Hour August 5th 7:00 p.m.
Betty Soo - Patchwork of America August 6th 8:00 p.m.
Mamak Khadem - World Rhythms August 7th 8:00 p.m.
Mariachi Divas - Musica Latina August 8th 8:00 p.m.
KJ Denhart - Jazz August 9th 7:00 p.m.
Putumayo Kids Presents: Playground Picnic featuring Rhythm Child - Children's Hour August 12th 7:00 p.m.
Baskery - Patchwork of America August 13th 8:00 p.m.
Hanggai - World Rhythms August 14th 8:00 p.m.
Incendio - Musica Latina August 15th 8:00 p.m.
Louis Van Taylor - Jazz August 16th 7:00 p.m.
Choo Choo Soul - Children's Hour August 19th 7:00 p.m.
Chris Pierce - Patchwork of America August 20th 8:00 p.m.
A Night in Mumbai - World Rhythms August 21st 8:00 p.m.
Cava - Musica Latina August 22nd 8:00 p.m.
The Gathering - Jazz August 23rd 7:00 p.m.
Habla Blah Blah - Children's Hour August 26th 7:00 p.m.
The Duhks - Patchwork of America August 27th 8:00 p.m.
ON Ensemble - World Rhythms Augst 28th 8:00 p.m.
Cordero - Musica Latina August 29th 8:00 p.m.
Mea Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Lazz Ensemble - Jazz August 30th 7:00 p.m.


Location: Mission Street between Stratford & Park Avenue - Garfield Park

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The Answer (Classic Rock) Sunday, June 28th
Riders of Purple Sage (Blue Grass) Sunday, July 12th
Swing Inc. (Swing) Sunday, July 19th
Best of Times (Disco) Sunday, August 2nd
Wake the Bard (Celtic) Sunday, August 9th


Location: 9701 Las Tunas Drive Temple City - Performing Art Pavilion

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Ronnie & The Classics (Oldies) Wednesday, June 24th
Air National Guard Band Wednesday, July 1st
Suave (Swing, Oldies & Blues) Wednesday, July 8th
Surfin Safaris (Beach Tunes) Wednesday, July 15th
Nitro Express (Country Rock) Wednesday, July 22nd
Cold Duck (70's) Wednesday, July 29th
Raymond Michael (Elvis Tribute) Wednesday, August 5th
The Funky Hippeez (Disco) Wednesday, August 12th
Rockit Scientists (50's & 60's) Wednesday, August 19th
The Wiseguys (Swing) Wednesday, August 26th
The Answer (Classic Rock) Wednesday, September 2nd



Summer 2008 Concert Series


Location: 2nd Street, between Main Street & Commonwealth Avenue

Time: 6:00 to 10:00 pm (Headliner Band starts at 8:30 pm)

August 2 Foreigner
August 9 Kenny Loggins
August 16 The Fab Four
August 29 Tower of Power

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Location: City Hall West Lawn, 240 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

August 7 Juke Box heroes (Elvis & Buddy Holly Tunes)
August 14 Mrs. Murphey's Chowder (High Energy Irish/American Show)
August 21 Nannett & Her Hotsy totsy Boys (Days of the Roaring 20s)

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Location: Covina Park Bandshell, 301 North 4th Avenue, Covina

Time: 7:30 pm

August 4 Covina's Got Talent (Favorite Local Talents)
August 11 Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps (Funky & Greasy)



Location: Bandshell at Finkbiner Park, 160 North Wabash Avenue, Glendora

Time: 6:00 pm

August 3 Rodeo Drive (Cabaret/Show Tunes)
August 10 Surfin' Safari (Beach Boys Tribute)
August 17 Cold Duck (Classic party Favorites)



Location: Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd

Time: 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm

August 3 Palm Drive (Classic Rock)
August 10 Swing Inc.
August 17 LCF Community Band (American Concert)
August 24 Hot August Night (Neil Diamond Tribute) 

Followed by "High School Musical 2"



Location: California Plaza, 350 South Grand Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles

Call: 213-687-2159

August 1 12 pm Fresh Roots Jazz Festival
August 1 7 pm Fresh Roots Jazz Festival
August 2 8 pm Armenia Mania!
August 3 8 pm Armenia Mania!
August 7 8 pm Musicology 204:Josh Kun's Brass Band Odyssey
August 8 12 pm Jaipur Kawa Brass Band
August 8 8 pm Jaipur Kawa Brass Band
August 9 8 pm Miadi Chamber Orchestra, Chuckto Valdez
August 15 12 pm Lal Meri
August 15 8 pm Movies that Matter - The World According to Sesame St.
August 16 8 pm Movies that Matter - Gypsy Caravan
August 17 1 pm Sustainable LA
August 22 12 pm Double G's Brass pass
August 22 8 pm Very Be Careful and Money Mark with Big Band
August 23 8 pm daKAH Hip Hop Orchestra
August 24 3 pm A Celebration of Nea Fold Arts Heritage award winners
August 29 12 pm Andy Palacio Tribute with teh Garifuna Collective & Umalali
August 29 8 pm Andy Palacio Tribute with teh Garifuna Collective & Umalali



Location: South West Portion of Recreation Park, 620 South Shamrock Avenue, Monrovia, CA

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

August 3 Suave (R&B)
August 10 Instant Replay (60s Surf)
August 17 Doo Wah Riders (Country)



Location: Levitt Pavillion, 87 North Raymond Avenue #250, Pasadena

Call 626-683-3230

August 1 8 pm Celtic Spirit (World Rhythms)
August 2 8 pm Rolando Morales (Musica Latina)
August 3 7 pm Billy Mitchell (Jazz Night)
August 6 Circus Night (Children's Entertainment)
August 7 7:30 pm Lisa Haley (American Music)
August 8 Smader Levi (World Rhythm)
August 9 8 pm Nocy (Musica Latina)
August 13 7 pm Steve Songs (Children's Entertainment)
August 14 7:30 pm Stone Honey (American Music)
August 15 8 pm Tidawt (World Rhythms)
August 16 8 pm Los Pinguos (Musica Latina)
August 17 7 pm Charles McPherson (Jazz Night)
August 20 7 pm Gary Allegretto (Children's Entertainment)
August 21 7:30 pm John Doe (American Music)
August 22 8 pm Xavier Quijas Yxaotl & America Indigena 

(World Rhythms)

August 23 8 pm Kevin 'Bujo' Jones (Musica Latina)
August 24 7 pm Red Holloway (Jazz Night)
August 27 7 pm The Safety Girls (Children's Entertainment)
August 28 7:30 pm Bill Revele & Shannon Hurley (American Music)
August 29 8 pm Kobo Town (World Rhythm)
August 30 8 pm Mariachi Divas (Musica Latina)
August 31 7 pm Amy London (Jazz Night)

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Location: Memorial park Bandshell, 222 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

August 3 Aluminum Marshmallows (Rock & Roll)
August 10 The Groove (70s and 80s)
August 17 The Late Bloomers (Acoustic Folk)
August 18 Fairy Tales & Fantasy (Musical Theater)

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Location: Garfield Park (on Mission Street between Stratford & Park Avenue)

Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

August 3 Son Mayor
August 10 Surfing Safaris

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Location: performing Art Pavilion at Temple City Park, 9701 Las Tunas Drive


Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

August 6 The Funky Hippeez (Disco)
August 13 Westwind Productions (Polynesian Show)
August 20 Hard Day's Night (Beatles Tribute)
August 27 The Doo-Wah Riders (Country Western)


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