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Concerts in the Park Still Rockin' After 40 Years

Aug 17, 2018 10:33PM ● By Jeanne Fratello

Photo via McLane Brown - Manhattan Beach Department of Parks and Recreation

In Manhattan Beach, Sunday nights just wouldn't be the same without Concerts in the Park. The summer-long concert series is celebrating its 40th year this summer and has no signs of slowing down.

The free concerts begin on summer Sundays at 3:45 p.m. with a young local artist or band. At 5:00, the featured band takes the stage, with sounds ranging from rockabilly to Afro-Latin funk.

The concerts are popular with music enthusiasts and picnickers of all ages; attendees are urged to arrive early as the seats on the grass fill up quickly.

Three concerts remain in the summer series: The Doo-Wah Riders on August 19 (with local teen band Minor Problem as the opening act); the Blue Breeze Band on August 26 (with local teen band Pier Pressure); and Journey tribute band DSB on September 2 (with local teen band Chroma Haze).

The 2018 Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park are presented by OneWest Bank.

Special thanks to McLane Brown of the Manhattan Beach Parks and Rec Department for the photos. A full selection of concert photos is available for order from SmugMug here:

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