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June 5, 2018 > Summer brings live music

Summer brings live music

Lawn chairs, picnic baskets, sunglasses, and your best dance moves Ð summer concerts are back and ready to get you groovinÕ. A staple of summer fun, local concert seriesÕ kick off on Tuesday, June 12 in Milpitas with the Country Cougars, followed by the diverse offerings of the Hayward Municipal Band on Sunday, June 17 and 24. Hayward Street Party season begins Thursday, June 21 with performances by West Coast Blues Society Caravan of All Stars, Shark Punch, The Royal Deuces, and Ruckatan, while Newark fires up its Shirley Sisk Grove stage with crowd favorite Big Bang Beat Friday, June 22. Head back to Milpitas Tuesday, June 26 to rock to the classics with The Houserockers.

With concerts running through September, there is plenty of time to hear your favorite bands, discover new ones, and make the most of those summer days.


Central Park Summer Concert Series
Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. Ð 8:00 p.m.
Central Park Performance Pavilion
40204 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont
(510) 494-4300

Jul 12: Majestic Journey (Journey Tribute)
Jul 19: Pop Fiction (Ô80s hits, Ô70s disco & more)
Jul 26: Tortilla Soup (Latin, funk & more)
Aug 2: Rock Skool (Ô80s rock)
Aug 9: Kenny Metcalf (Elton John early years)
Aug 16: East Bay Mudd (big horn band playing R&B hits)


Niles Home Concert Series
Saturday, 6:00 p.m. Ð 10:00 p.m.
Historic Niles
37735 Second St, Fremont
(510) 825-0783
Tickets: $25 minimum donation; attendance by advanced RSVP only

Aug 25: Static & Surrender, Hannah Jane Kile Band


Niles Plaza Summer Concert Series
Sundays, 12:00 p.m.
Niles Plaza
37592 Niles Blvd, Fremont
(510) 742-9868

Jul 15: TBD
Sep 9: TBD


Pacific Commons Summer Concert Series
Saturdays, 7:00 p.m. Ð 9:00 p.m.
The Block (near DickÕs Sporting Goods)
(510) 770-9798

Jul 21: Dr. D Band
Jul 28: San Leandroids
Aug 4: Tinman
Aug 11: Last One Picked Band



Hayward Street Party
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. Ð 8:30 p.m.
B Street (between Foothill Blvd and Watkins St), Hayward
(510) 537-2424

Jun 21: West Coast Blues Society Caravan of All Stars, Shark Punch, The Royal Deuces, Ruckatan
Jul 19: Third Sol, The Royal Deuces, Andre Thierry
Aug 16: Patron, The Royal Deuces, Hayward High School Marching Band


Hayward Municipal Band Concerts in the Park
Sundays, 2:30 p.m.
Tony Morelli Bandstand, Memorial Park
24176 Mission Blvd, Hayward
(510) 569-8497

Sundays, Jun 17, Jun 24, and Jul 1. Concerts include classical, popular, Big Band, jazz, musicals, Latin and more.


Hayward Odd Fellows Summer Concert Series
Sundays, 1:00 p.m. Ð 5:00 p.m.
Hayward Memorial Park
24176 Mission Blvd, Hayward
Free, donations accepted by nonprofits

Aug 5: Celebration of HaywardÕs Mexican heritage with Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza, Velvet Hammer Band, Youth Orchestra of Southern Alameda County. Benefits East Bay Center for the Preservation of Cultural Arts
Aug 12: Blues Concert: Giant Garage Spiders with the Sycamore 129 Blues Band to benefit the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO), with Celebrity Chef City Council Member Mark Salinas
Aug 26: Original Feel Good Music of Kari and the SweetspOts with Sezu, Gary O and Dee Smith benefiting the South Hayward Parish
Sep 9: Jazz Concert: 3 OÕClock Jump with the Mt. Eden High School Choirs to benefit Mt. Eden High School Choirs, with Celebrity Chef City Council Member Francisco Zermeno
Sep 16: Jazz Concert: In Full Swing and the La Honda All Stars to benefit the Hayward-La Honda Music Camp
Sep 23: Blues & Beatles Concert: Fault Line Blues Band with the Sycamore Beatles to benefit H.A.R.D. Foundation, with Celebrity Chefs Dennis Hancock, Paul Hodges, and Dennis Waespi
Sep 30: Original Rock ÕnÕ Roll: Hypnotones, The New Naturals, the HHS String Orchestra, Jazz Band and Marching Band, benefit the Hayward High School Instrumental Music Program, with Celebrity Chef City Council Member Mark Salinas



Milpitas Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Murphy Park
1645 Yellowstone Ave, Milpitas
(408) 586-3210

Jun 12: Country Cougars
Jun 26: The Houserockers
Jul 17: The Speakeasies
Jul 31: Sang Matiz



Music at the Grove
Fridays, 6:30 p.m. Ð 8:00 p.m.
Shirley Sisk Grove
Cedar Blvd at NewPark Mall, Newark
(510) 578-4405

Jun 22: Big Bang Beat
Jul 6: The Drifters
Jul 20: Long Train Running Ð A Tribute to the Doobie Brothers
Aug 3: Orquesta Latin Heat



Music in the Park
Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. Ð 8:00 p.m.
Marina Park
14001 Monarch Bay Dr., San Leandro
(510) 577-3462


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