Antioch: Free Concerts by the River Begin July 8th

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Toree McGee and Rodeo House perform in 2015

The free Saturday Summer Concert Series kicks off July 8th and continues through August 26th. The concerts are held in Waldie Plaza in downtown Antioch, across from City Hall, from 6-8 PM. The concerts are for all ages and is a gathering place for family and friends, as well as an great location to make new friends. The concert venue backdrop is the beautiful Delta River, along with occasional trains, sailboats, tugboats and more. A nice summer breeze will keep you cool and comfortable as you enjoy a variety of music thought-out the summer. Parking is available in the many parking lots in downtown Antioch.

 

A new addition to downtown Antioch is the Moveable Feast a Gourmet Food Truck Event which will be held during the same hours as the concerts. The trucks will be in the in 2nd Street Parking lot, across from City Hall. Come early to sample the food and visit the many quaint and unique shops in downtown Antioch.

 

The 2017 concert lineup includes: July 8th, Vocal-Ease & The Boogie Men, Best Music of the 1940s, 50s & 60s; July 15th, Mixed Nuts, 40s Hits to Present; July 22nd, Spare Change, Country, Rock & Blues; July 29th, Otilia & the Back Alley Boys, Rock, Blues & Soul;  August 5th, Tuck & Roll; 50s, 60s & 70s; August 12th, Project 4, Punk, Soul, Latin & R&B; August 19th,Toree McGee, Today’s Country Rock; August 26th, Frankie G & the Conviction, High-energy Blues & Grooves.  Seating is not provided, lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.

 

The free concert series would not be possible without our sponsors. The major sponsor is the Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation and additional sponsors include the Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch, City of Antioch, Republic ServicesEastCountyToday.Net, Beverly Knight Photography, EastCountyLive.com, Michael Pohl Photography, ICR Electric, Earline La Buy, CPA and the Antioch Chamber of Commerce.

 

For more information visit www.Art4Antioch.org, call (925) 779-7018 or email Diane@Art4Antioch.org

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