Concerts in the Plaza kicks off its 2019 season tonight

Posted by: Cathy Eng in Community Involvement, Events, Local Activities, Local Events, News

Each Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day, St. Augustine turns from the Oldest City into Music City USA! That’s thanks to Concerts in the Plaza, which is kicking off its 29thseason tonight.

Each Thursday evening, a different local and regional musical act performs in the gazebo of the Plaza de la Constitución in historic St. Augustine. The free concerts last from 7 to 9 p.m. Spectators are welcome to bring chairs, blankets and coolers (no alcohol please) to set up on the lawn and enjoy the show.

Here is this season’s lineup and the style of music for each:

May 30 – The Driftwoods (bluegrass)
June 6 – The Raisin Cake Orchestra (New Orleans jazz)
June 13 – The Grapes of Roth (classic rock)
June 20 – The Mike Hart Band (blues/rock/jazz)
June 27 – Timberwood (acoustic folk/rock)

July 4 (6 to 8 p.m.) – All Star Orchestra (big band with a patriotic flair), fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
July 11 – Bob Patterson’s Friends of Mine Band (classic folk)
July 18 – The Sandals Band (soul/R&B/island music)
July 25 – The Session (old school swing)
August 1 – Innocent Bystanders (classic rock)
August 8 – Big Pineapple (Hawaiian jazz)
August 15 – The Ancient City Slickers (old-time Americana)
August 22 – The Dunehoppers (old-time folk/bluegrass)
August 29 – Lonesome Bert & The Skinny Lizards (folk/bluegrass/jugband)

Why not start your weekends early at the Concerts in the Plaza? For more information, please visit here or call (904) 825-1004.


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