Menlo Park 2012 Summer Concert Series in Fremont Park & Extended Block Party Hrs

by on June 14, 2012

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Looking Downtown Menlo Park 2011-12-25_13-27 in front of Peet's.

UPDATE 6-14: Below I’ve included the Menlo Park Summer Concert Series for 2012 schedule!  I can’t wait!  But I also thought I’d take a moment to point out something new I’ve been doing concerning certain events in MP.  Take a moment to check out my “PS” at the bottom.  You never know, you might be helping out a neighbor!

The city of Menlo Park announced that the hours of the Downtown Block parties are changing and in that announcement, I found the dates for the Menlo Park Summer Concert Series in Fremont Park.

The Block Parties usually mark the start and end of the Summer Concert Series, where they shut down Santa Cruz Ave going through downtown and really break it out for the night.  This year, the party hours are being extended so that now the Downtown Block Party will start at 3p.m. and go to 11p.m..

The dates of the block party, which earmark the first and last weeks of the Summer Concert Series are Wednesday, June 20, 2012 & Wednesday, August 15th, 2012.

In Other News!

Menlo Park CA

The Menlo Park Summer Concert Series will be running from 6/20/12 to 8/15/12!

“Summer Concert Series
Join us from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. the last Wednesday of June through mid August at Fremont Park to listen to some of the best local groups. The series features a variety of musical styles from Jazz to Country to hits of today and yesterday. Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, and of course there is always room up front for dancers of all ages.”

Here’s an outline of the dates (Updated 5-9-12 with Band Names!)

June 20: Block Party & Big Cat & The Hipnotics (Blues)

June 27: The Hot Rods (Early Rock and Roll)

July 4: Hmm.. mayhaps there be no party on this fine night of National celebration!

July 11: Mark Russo and The Classy Cats  (Swing)

July 18: Dream Posse (Rockin’ Country)

-July 21-22:

26th Annual Connoisseur’s Marketplace  (A two-day art & wine festival on Santa Cruz Avenue features a juried art show with 200 west coast artists and craftspeople, a chefs’ demonstration pavilion, gourmet cuisine, wines and microbrews, a kids’ fun zone, and non-stop entertainment.)

July 25: Pat Wilder & Serious Business (Blues)

August 1: The Touch of Class Band ( Old School R&B)

August 8: TinMan (Classic Rock)

August 15: Block Party & The Sun Kings (Beatles Tribute)

(The block party has been cancelled.)

-Bruce

PS:

(In the meantime, if I could point fellow Menlo Park neighbors to a new service I thought I’d try and that’s the listing of lost pets.  Right now I only have a few items up, but if you could take a peek at the few notes I’ve put up, (clicking on the lost pets link) that would be awesome… You never know!  Right?)

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jamie August 7, 2012 at 6:46 pm

thank goodness for your blog. i looked on city website and everywhere i could find to get the 2012 music in the park schedule so i would know when it ends. city doesn’t even update their own website! thank you for providing valuable info.

-jamie,
fellow m.p. resident

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