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SUMMER CONCERTS IN ANAHEIM ARE FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY
ANAHEIM, CA – (June 3, 2013) The Anaheim Community Foundation and Anaheim Community Services are offering another summer of fun and family entertainment in Anaheim with two outdoor concert series, at Pearson Park Amphitheater and Ronald Reagan Park. Mark your calendars to enjoy Summer Under the Stars and Concerts in the Canyon.
The Summer Under the Stars series at Pearson Park Amphitheater will offer its annual Family Series on Friday nights, July 5 – Aug. 2, with all shows beginning at 6:30 p.m. The box office and food concessions open at 5:30 p.m. and open seating begins at 6:00 p.m. Children 8-and-under are free and all others guests are $3.00 per person.
The Family Series schedule includes:
· July 5 – Nonosina Polynesian Spectacular
· July 12 – L.A. Hip Kids
· July 19 –Taiko Drums
· July 26 –Spellman’s Magic Spectacular
· August 2 – The Anaheim Ballet
· Aug. 9 – “Happiness is Now,” a high-energy hip hop dance troupe and teen show presented by Team Millennia
The Concerts in the Canyon series located at Ronald Reagan Park will offer a variety of free performances on Thursday nights July 11 – Aug. 1. Shows will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All performances are open “grass” seating and open to the public. Visiting gourmet food trucks will serve meals, snacks and desserts. Anaheim Community Services will also provide activities for all youth in attendance.
The Concerts in the Canyon schedule includes:
· July 11 – Bostyx (Boston and Styx tribute featuring David Victor of Boston)
· July 18 – DSB (America’s favorite tribute to Journey)
· July 25 – The Joshua Tree (U2 tribute band)
· Aug. 1 – Powerhouse (Top 40)
The Summer Under the Stars and Concerts in the Canyon series provide family, friends, and neighbors a great opportunity to enjoy live outdoor entertainment while spending quality time with one another. Pearson Park Amphitheater is located at 401 N. Lemon at Sycamore. Ronald Reagan Park is located at 945 South Weir Canyon Road. For more information please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 343,000 residents and more than 2,950 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, and the Professional Arena Soccer League Anaheim Bolts. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.