Scion Music in the Park

MP_poster_01Summer is almost here and what’s a better way to ignore recession woes than to hit up the park for some free music? Every year Music in the Park delivers something for everyone’s tastes. This year is no different! Here’s the lineup:

2009 Dates (Mark your calendars):

June 4: Evolution (Journey Tribute) and Long Gon Bon (Bon-era AC/DC Tribute)
June 11: Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars (world/reggae)
June 18: Third Eye Blind (alternative rock); supported by Pilot Speed
June 25: Pete Escovedo (Latin jazz)
July 2: To Be Announced
July 9: Eek-A-Mouse (reggae)
July 16: Pato Banton (reggae)
July 23: Matt Nathanson (pop/rock); supported by MiGGs
July 30: Colin Hay of Men at Work (pop)
August 6: Anthony David (R&B)
August 13: Better Than Ezra (pop/rock)
August 20: Sonny Landreth (blues/rock)
August 27: To Be Announced

Now I know I’ll be at the Third Eye Blind and maybe the Better Than Ezra concerts – but my ultimate fave is Matt Nathanson. He’s so entertaining and hilarious – really a show you won’t want to miss. I believe the last time he was in San Jose for a Music in the Park (I think it was for Music in the Other Park) was back in 2006.

Regardless of who you decide to see, no doubt the summer is going to be lots of fun.

5:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
(Market Street between San Fernando and San Carlos streets)

Food and beverages are available at the park. The Lounge in the Park, which is open to the public, will serve sangria, beer and wine.

[via Downtown San Jose]

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