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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is returning to Central Park each Saturday at 7:00 p.m., from July 8 through August 26, with an irresistible lineup of music and food vendors. Bring friends and family, set up a chair and let the evening take you away.

On July 8, Queen Nation is guaranteed to “rock you” with what many critics claim is the best Queen re-creation in the world. With lead vocalist Joe Retta’s reincarnation of Freddie Mercury’s voice, style and mannerisms, and guitarist Mike McMannus’ Brian May-esque riffs, you may find yourself back in the ‘80s.

On July 15, Kalimba’s tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire is sure to make you “groove” and “boogie.” Even former Earth, Wind & Fire guitarist, Sheldon Reynold, says that “out of 1000 other bands…Kalimba is the first band that gets it like it’s supposed to be played.”

The Atomic Punks will take the stage on July 22, reviving the spirit of Van Halen’s early days known as the David Lee Roth era. This seasoned band has given over 1,500 performances across the country and has been voted best tribute band by L.A.’s Rock City News six years in a row.

July 29 will veer away from tributes towards the heart and soul of rock and country, supplied by Double Wide and Savannah Burrows. Savannah Burrows, Santa Clarita native and winner of the 2016 Santa Clarita annual Country Showdown, has a country style that’s all her own. Her history of opening for the Swon Brothers and playing the Bluebird Café in Nashville speaks for itself. Double Wide is a rockin’ country western show band that performs hits from artists like Big & Rich, Toby Keith, Garth Brooks and many more. Get ready to line-dance and rock out!

On August 5, the first Saturday of the month, Savor will take the stage to pay homage to the Latin-Rock legend Santana. Their seamless renditions of classic hits like “Black Magic Woman” and “Oye Como Va” could easily pass for the real thing.

You’ll want to claim your patch of grass early on August 12 for The PettyBreakers as they usually play for a packed house. Their delivery of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers experience is so authentic, they were chosen to perform on AXS TV’s “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.”

On August 19, you will not want to miss 40 oz. to Freedom’s tribute to Sublime. This band won the 2010 San Diego Music Award for Best Tribute Band with their So-Cal vibe, shredding guitar riffs and heavy, iconic vocals.

The Sun Kings will bring the 2017 Concerts in the Park series one final reason to “come together” with their nod to The Beatles on August 26. Spot-on arrangements and vocals continue to make The Sun Kings one of the top tribute acts in the country. Their repertoire of more than 150 songs, spanning from “Hamburg” to “Rooftop,” reminds audiences across the nation why The Beatles became a world-wide phenomenon.

For more details on the 2017 Concerts in the Park series, visit santa-clarita.com/Concerts. For questions, contact the Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787. If you would like to receive emails with information about this event or others, sign up for the Arts and Events Newsletter at santa-clarita.com/ENotify.

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48 Comments

  1. Randy Harbo this line up looks so much better than last years

  2. Brenda Ann Brenda Ann says:

    Stephen Treadway, the one I MIGHT be able to suffer in the heat for would be in August 12th. And, that’s a maybe :)

  3. Shane Taberdo we must take Princess here this summer😍

  4. Rick Thibodeau and Lorenzo Martinez! Savor in my town on Aug 5!

  5. Kendra Brogan this year we really need to make this happen!!

  6. Catheryn Friant so much better than last years line up! But I’ll have to miss my favorite one :(

  7. Ann Tosto Ann Tosto says:

    Scott Pulsifer, Cheryl Votruba, Deena Washington

  8. MaryAnne Gardner Hippert

  9. No DSB or Boogie Nights! 👎👎👎

  10. Steven Cain
    Andrea Rochetti
    Louis Klotz
    Robin Zinn Monroe
    David Monroe
    Avery Schulhofer

  11. Jennifer Jurgenson in case you are interested

  12. Danette Sanchez😍👯🎤💃🏽

  13. Mike Ruiz- No Boogie Nights though..

  14. Michael Caroff Casey Purvis Michelle Hinsley Rob Canny
    Chico Hernandez
    Steven Elowe

  15. Liz Mellott Liz Mellott says:

    Mitch Mellott we should check this out

  16. Hey Michael, Chris, and Carol we need to mark our calendars!

  17. Lorenzo Martinez says:

    Hello Santa Barbara, we’d like see see you all come out and show your support.See you there!!

  18. Paul Anninos Paul Anninos says:

    Not crazy about this year’s line-up. Where’s DSB or Led Zepagain? Don’t think I’ll attend.

  19. Where’s Captain Cardiac & the Coronaries? Always the highlight.

  20. Jennie Marie Jennie Marie says:

    Christy and Bernadette 🤗🙌🏻

  21. Remember when they started in Old Orchard Park? It certainly has grown!

  22. Tribute bands are fun. Going tomorrow night to see Marmalade Skies, a popular Phoenix Beatles tribute band. There is a Floyd cover band from Flagstaff, Empty Spaces, that played a 3 1/2 hour club show for $10 !! Can’t beat the entertainment value. Led Zepagain played at the casino for only $15.

  23. You guys need to hire Dead Man’s Party!!!!!!!

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