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This Friday, the L.A. SummerFest at Rivendale salutes local songwriters with the inaugural singer-songwriter concert. That’s in the outdoor theater at Ed Davis Park, off The Old Road and I-5 just south of Calgrove.

On the bill: Melanie Parson and Jose Torres, The Locke Brothers, The Tall Men Group, Michael McNevin and Gary Stockdale. Showtime’s at 6:30 p.m. and admission is free for all ages, though a $10 per person donation will help support our local talent. And be sure to take a new pair of socks for the “Box of Socks” drive to benefit the homeless in the SCV. Check out the “L.A. SummerFest at Rivendale” event page on Facebook for more details.

mariewisehawkinsSaturday night’s Concert in the Park is a special double-header, thanks to the rain-out last month. Opening the show at 6 p.m. is Marie Wise-Hawkins and her rockin’ country band. They represented Santa Clarita and sponsor KHTS-AM 1220 all the way into the national finals of the Country Showdown at the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

jacksAt 7 p.m., the regularly scheduled group, Three Bad Jacks, will rip it up for an hour at least. These three cats are loud and fast, one of the hottest local rockabilly bands this side of Hard Six. The show is free for all ages. Get more info at santa-clarita.com/concerts.

Finally, “House Blend” hosted by yours truly here in SCVTV is on vacation for the summer. But you can see the show Marie Wise-Hawkins and her band taped just after they returned from Nashville at scvhouseblend.com, along with many other local artists.
 

 

skpSanta Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples is a features writer and photographer for AM 1220 KHTS Radio News and the station’s award-winning website (HometownStation.com), and for SCVTV’s SCVNews.com. Peeples also hosts and co-produces SCVTV’s acclaimed “House Blend” music and interview program, and posts more entertainment news and reviews on his own site at http://www.stephenkpeeples.com.

 

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  1. Jose Torres – See above for another mention!

  2. SCVTV Santa Clarita Thank you so much for promoting this event. Jose and I will be opening promptly at 6 p.m. Should be a great show and a lot of fun!

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