The music’s gonna move you

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 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 this 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

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