PALMDALE – Country music comes to the gazebo stage at Poncitlán Square this Thursday, July 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with local favorites Runaway performing in the second of Palmdale’s six free “Music in the Park” events this summer. Poncitlán Square is located at 9th Street East, between Avenues Q-9 and Q-10 in Palmdale.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on and may bring in food and non-alcoholic beverages. There will be no food or activities on site during the concert.
For more information on Runaway, visit www.reverbnation.com/runawayband.
The remaining “Music in the Park” lineup includes:
- Tesserae – R&B – Aug. 4
- CopperHill – Rock & roll variety – Aug. 18
- Boulevard Knights – Latin rock – Sept. 1
- Jimmy Long – Pop, folk and alternative music – Sept. 15
For more information on “Music in the Park,” contact Palmdale’s recreation and culture office at 661-267-5611.
LeAnn Rimes performs Saturday at the Palmdale Amphitheater
Country star LeAnn Rimes takes the stage this Saturday, July 23, at 8 p.m., to kick off Palmdale’s Summer Concert Series at the Palmdale Amphitheater, located at 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard.
General admission tickets are available at www.palmdaleamphitheater.com for $20. Tickets at the gate on the day of the show will be $25 . VIP seating is sold out.
Rimes has had 42 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 13 of which are Top 10 hits, and has scored numerous hit singles in her career, including “Can’t Fight the Moonlight” which went #1 in 11 countries, and “How Do I Live,” which is the second longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. With more than 44 million albums sold, two Grammy Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards, Rimes is also the youngest recipient ever of a Grammy Award, and the first country recording artist to win in the “Best New Artist” category.
Palmdale’s Summer Concert Series, now in its 12th year, will also feature Super Soul Saturday: A Party for the Decades featuring DJ Streak, Bump City and Stone Soul on July 30; Get Jazzed at the Amp with The Herbie Kae & Tony Capko Band, Gina Eckstine and The Bill Fulton Band on August 6, and R&B legends The Commodores on Sept. 10.
Tickets are available at www.palmdaleamphitheater.com and start at $8 for Super Soul Saturday and Get Jazzed, and $16 for The Commodores.
For more information, call 661-267-5611.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]