The Conejo Recreation & Park District presents its 2014 Summer Concerts in the Park series at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Avenue, Thousand Oaks. Concerts are FREE! Bring your blankets and picnic baskets. All concerts begin at 5 p.m. Call 805.381.1247 for more information or visit www.crpd.org.
This is one our favorite local events of the year! Beautiful park setting and great music. The park is large and has a great play area nearby. Refreshments such as hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, etc. are available for purchase.
The 2014 Lineup:
Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 26: The Stars of Beatlemania - Featuring two original cast members from the Broadway “Beatlemania!” production, this talented group performs incredibly authentic renditions of Beatles tunes starting with their top hits of 1964 – “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Twist & Shout,” “She Loves You,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” and “Please Please Me.” Other well-known songs include “A Hard Day’s Night,” “I Feel Fine,” “Do You Want to Know a Secret,” and “There’s a Place.” www.beatlemaniaalumni.com/StarsOfBeatlemania.htm
Independence Day Concert, Friday, July 4: Conejo Pops Orchestra, Elmer Ramsey, Music Director - Under the baton of Elmer Ramsey, the 40-piece Conejo Pops Orchestra brings a program of patriotic and Americana music to life, including selections from famed composers John Philip Sousa and George M. Cohan. Plus special guests The Sherwood Singers. Song list includes such patriotic favorites as “God Bless the USA,” “Semper Fidelis,” and “Stars & Stripers Forever.”
Sunday, July 20: Tribute to the Music of Chicago - Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience - Authentically recreating the classic hits of Chicago, Kenny Cetera (brother of legendary Chicago front man Peter Cetera) leads his 8-piece band with a prominent horn section. They’ll recreate such memorable songs as “If You Leave Me Now,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “I’m A Man,” and “Old Days.” Other hits include “25 or 6 2 4,” “Saturday in the Park,” “Colour My World,” “Beginnings,” “Make Me Smile,” “Alive Again,” “Dialogue,” “Call On Me,” and “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day.” facebook.com/kennyceteramusic
Sunday, August 10: AbbaFab: The Premier ABBA Experience - Called one of the best ABBA tribute shows in the Western states, AbbaFab consistently plays to SRO audiences across the US. From the earliest hits to “Mamma Mia,” Arizona-based AbbaFab takes you on a musical journey that is unmatched! Back in the 70s and 80s, ABBA’s music swept the world with songs such as “Waterloo,” “Fernando,” “Honey Honey,” and “Dancing Queen.” Concert song list also includes “The Winner Takes It All,” “Take a Chance on Me,” “Thank You for the Music,” and “Knowing Me Knowing You.” facebook.com/AbbaFab
Labor Day Concert, Monday, September 1: Led Zepagain: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin - Led Zepagain, the only Led Zeppelin tribute band endorsed by Jimmy Page himself, recreates the ultimate Zeppelin concert experience, including high-energy electric classics, beautiful acoustic works, soaring leads on the double-neck guitar, brilliant keyboard passages, Robert Plant screams, and trademark pounding rhythms. Part of the SoCal music scene since the '90s, Led Zepagain has a Facebook fan base of 282,000+ and is one of the West Coast's most popular tribute acts. Song list includes “Rock and Roll,” “Good Times Bad Times,” “Ramble On,” “Black Dog,” “Misty Mountain Hop,” “Since I’ve Been Loving You,” “Over the Hills and Far Away,” “Nobody’s Fault But Mine,” “Moby Dick,” “The Ocean,” “Stairway to Heaven,” “Kashmir,” “Heartbreaker,” and “Whole Lotta Love.” www.zepagain.com