Warm weather and long days lend themselves to live music and El Dorado Hills delivers with two popular (and free) concert series.
The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Summer Concerts at Community Park on Harvard Way, and El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Live on the Boulevard concerts keep residents entertained all summer long with great tribute bands, local artists and more. Both venues are family friendly.
The EDHCSD kicks off the music extravaganza Friday, June 14. Concerts in the park begin at 7 p.m.
The series is sponsored by Village Life and the Mountain Democrat, El Dorado Disposal, The Gift of Kids, El Dorado Hills Taekwondo, Nationwide Insurance, Marshall Medical Center, Serrano, Johnson & Kwong Orthodontics and Stantec.
Live on the Boulevard begins Thursday, June 20. Events run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with concert-viewing set up beginning at 5 p.m. Attendees are welcome to bring blankets and chairs to settle in for the show.
Live on the Boulevard is sponsored by Mercy Hospital of Folsom and Mercy Medical Group, Mercedes-Benz, Marshall Medical Center, Talisman Collection, California Welcome Center, Bistro 33, The Mansour Company, Wells Fargo Bank, Selland’s Market Café, Folsom Lake Ford/KIA, Waste Connections, Holiday Inn Express, Mechanics Bank, Town Center Bike & Tri and Nationwide Insurance.
So what can music lovers expect this concert season?
Summer Concerts at Community Park
June 14: Pop Fiction — covers music from the 1970s, ’80s, ’90s and 2000s.
June 28: Chris Gardner Band — country-rock band featuring soulful harmonies and high energy performances
July 12: Rhythm Vandals — a Santana tribute band
July 26: Ike & Martin — an acoustic rock group playing modern classic pop
Aug. 9: Rock Monsterz — a classic rock cover band
Live on the Boulevard
June 20: Petty Theft — Tom Petty tribute
June 27: The Front Fenders — rock ‘n’ roll from the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and newer
July 11: Todd Morgan and the Emblems — original rock music
July 18: Summer of Love — classic and folk rock
July 25: Super Huey — Huey Lewis and the News tribute
Aug. 1: Cash Prophets — Johnny Cash tribute
Aug. 8: Preston Turner — singer, songwriter
Aug. 15: The Rising — Bruce Springsteen tribute
Aug. 22: Stompy Jones — blues
Aug. 29: Skynnyn Lynnyrd— Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute
Sept. 5 – Chris Cain — jazz and blues
Sept. 12 – Journey Unauthorized — Journey tribute
Sept. 19 – Folsom Symphony