Archived News Release from 2009
For Immediate Release
Spring and Summer are Filled with FREE Live Music Throughout Redwood City!
Redwood City, CA - May 29, 2009 - Redwood City is renowned for its incredible variety of FREE concerts and entertainment, featuring top-quality local and national performers. From rock, blues, Celtic, and swing, to Latin, salsa, country, jazz and more, these free concerts are a great way to spend balmy summer evenings with friends, family, and neighbors in beautiful Redwood City. Here’s the general schedule for great free music (visit www.redwoodcity.org/events for details):
“MUSIC ON THE SQUARE” – a whopping 19 free concerts on Friday evenings from 6 to 8 pm in Redwood City’s beautiful Courthouse Square on Broadway, Downtown.
- May 29 – Rodeo House
- June 5 - Manicato
- June 12 – John “Broadway” Tucker
- June 19- Caravanserai
- June 26 - Livewire
- July 3 – City Rocks
- July 10 – Careless Hearts
- July 17 - Tempest
- July 24 – Kenny Neal
- July 31 - Evolution
- August 7 – The California Honeydrops
- August 14- Aja Vu
- August 21 – Big City Review
- August 28 – Still Time
- September 4 – Groove Kings Band
- September 11 - Jeffery Broussard
- September 18 – Sun Kings
- September 25 - Mazacote
- October 2 - Zoostation
“JAZZ ON MAIN” – a new series featuring the bay area’s best jazz artists, each Monday from 6 – 8 pm on Main Street between Broadway and Middlefield.
- June 22 – Terrence Brewer
- June 29 – Kat Parra
- July 6 – Marcus Shelby
- July 13 – Dayna Stephens
- July 20 – Amendola vs. Blades
- July 27 – Wally Schnalle
- August 3 – John L. Worley, Jr.
- August 10 - Wayne Wallace
“SOUNDS OF THE SHORES” – world-class jazz, blues, and classic rock on Thursday evenings at 6 pm in delightful Marlin Park (Neptune and Cringle) in Redwood Shores.
- June 25 – High n’ Tight
- July 23 – Madison Blues Band
- August 6 – Dave Rocha Jazz Band
“MUSIC IN THE PARK” - free live music in a beautiful park setting at Stafford Park on the corner of King Street and Hopkins Avenue, Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm.
- June 24 - Andy Z & the Andyland Band
- July 1 – Double Funk Crunch
- July 8 – Zydeco Flames
- July 15 – Pure Ecstacy
- July 22 – Rodeo Clowns
- July 29 – Molly’s Revenge
- August 5 - Mestizo
- August 12 - California Cowboys
Details on these concerts and other activities are online at www.redwoodcity.org/events.
These free concerts are sponsored by the City of Redwood City and its Redevelopment Agency, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, and Civic Cultural Commission, the Port of Redwood City, All Phase Builders, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Sequoia Hospital, Norcal Waste Systems, Astound Broadband, San Mateo Credit Union, and Redwood Shores Community Association.
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Public Communications Manager