Summer Concerts in the Park

The City of Rancho Cucamonga's Summer Concerts in the Park program is a five-week series held annually in July and early August. All concerts are held at the Red Hill Community Park Amphitheater (7484 Vineyard Ave.) on Thursday Nights, starting at 7:00 p.m. This is a FREE community event.

This year's line-up includes familiar favorites like The Answer and Cold Duck. New to the stage are bands spanning a variety of styles that will have you, your family, and friends groovin' and rockin' during the cool summer nights. See below for details and band bios.

For additional information about the 2018 Summer Concerts in the Park series please call the Special Events Hotline at (909) 919-2628. For sponsorship information for this and other exciting community events held throughout the year, visit here.


July 12
Pop Gun Rerun
80s Tribute

With a high-energy stage show that has taken the band around the world on tours with Bananarama, Wang Chung, Vince Neil, English Beat, Modern Talking, and Missing Persons, Pop Gun Rerun will transport you back to the decade of decadence with stunningly accurate renditions of the biggest Pop, Rock, Funk, New Wave, and Old Skool Dance hits.

July 19
Cold Duck

Dance Band

In 1969, trumpet player/vocalist Jose Cuadra assembled a group of musicians to form an eight-piece band known today as Cold Duck. Before long, Cold Duck was performing its way into the Southern California music scene, establishing itself as the premier dance band. This successful stint as L.A.'s number one dance band led to a First Place finish in 1971 at the East Los Angeles College "Battle of the Bands". After a hiatus from 1973 to 1978, Cold Duck revived itself in its current form seen today.Cold Duck continues its tradition of excellent musicianship and groovin' rhythms. To this date, Cold Duck has enjoyed continued success with appearances from San Diego to Santa Barbara, locations such as Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, NBC, MGM and ABC Studios. The list of credentials of individual band members include extensive experience with a wide array of celebrities. With this solid experienced musicianship, it should come as no surprise that Cold Duck is renowned for being one of the most versatile bands in existence. Since Cold Duck's inception over three decades ago, an underlying philosophy has been directly responsible for the band's continued success to this day: "Give the people what they want to hear and have a good time delivering it!" Happily entertained audiences throughout Southern California agree that this band enjoys performing! What better way to turn any occasion into an event to remember by partying with Cold Duck.

July 26
The Answer

Classic Rock

The Answer has been performing renditions of top 40 hits since 1964. In the 70s they were the official band of "The River" in Arizona. Bringing in flocks of people from Southern California that outnumbered those form Arizona. The Answer is known as one of the best cover rock bands around. From 2001 to 2005, the group was the official house band for the #1 Classic Rock radio station Arrow 93 FM. They've opened for the like of Pat Benetar, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Blue Oyster Cult, Journey, Yes, Eddie Money, and Dave Mason. Now, 50 years later and still rockin' the park, they are here to perform for you!

August 2
Rockstars of Tomorrow

Variety

Rockstars Of Tomorrow is a musician’s paradise and the only place aspiring young rockstars need go to for music lessons in Rancho Cucamonga. The Rockstars Of Tomorrow showcase their teamwork and musical training to bring you world class performances of hits from great artists like The Foo Fighters, Paramore, Green Day, The Beatles, Blink-182 and so many more. The Rockstars of Tomorrow musician's goals are to foster real talent and provide opportunities and environments for musicians and friendships to prosper.

August 9
Mark Easterday Band

Country

Mark Easterday is a country cover singer in Southern California playing fun, upbeat music you currently hear on country radio. He covers great bands and musicians: Kenny Chesney, Cole Swindell, Luke Bryan, Justin Moore, Eric Church, Jason Aldean and many more. The Mark Easterday Band does a few things to set their show apart from other country cover bands. Mark plays wirelessly and is known to come off the stage and into the crowd to pump up the fun! The band also loves to put high energy set lists together to keep the crowd dancing, often grouping 2-3 songs together from the same artist in a “country block.” Country fans at their shows love this unique approach. The band calls line dances and teaches a few to enhance guests' experiences.


Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor: US Bank

US Bank - Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Summer Concerts in the Park Series

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