DescriptionThe Downtown Association plans a pair of blockbuster Music in the Park shows this summer. And for the first time in two years, Music in the Park returns to Plaza de Cesar Chavez for one of the concerts.
Thursday, July 17: Join SJDA and Live 105.3 for a Block Party starring the English Beat. Fronted by Dave Wakeling, English Beat will play long-time new wave and ska favorites. Two alternative rock sensations making a lot of buzz and curated by Live 105.3 will kick off the concert, which starts at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Park.
Thursday, Aug. 21: 2013 Grammy Award-winning Latin rock band La Santa Cecilia will get things going, and then hand the stage over to Latin jazz legend Pete Escovedo and his Orchestra. Escovedo, who will make his 19th appearance at Music in the Park, brings the series back to Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
Both events will be gated and charge a $10 admission. Day-of-event price will be $20. Tickets now on sale at sjdowntown.com/musicinthepark.