Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics, then sit back and relax to the sounds of summer! Jackets or sweaters are recommended as the weather often cools during the latter part of the event. The Summer Concerts in the Park are free and well attended; early arrival to obtain prime lawn seating is encouraged. Concert goers are asked to leave pets at home.
Location: Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Avenue, Thousand Oaks CA 91360 (off Gainsborough Road, at the intersection of Dover and Hendrix Avenues)
Time: All concerts are free and begin promptly at 5:00pm
2018 Summer Concert Lineup
Formed in 2004, the Los Angeles-based tribute band Queen Nation carry on the tradition of legendary band Queen and their charismatic lead performer Freddie Mercury, who earned high ranks as one of the most powerful, iconic groups in rock history. Paying homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts, Queen Nation’s production accurately preserves the image, sound, and stage persona while performing Queen’s greatest hits. Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey includes such Queen favorites as “We Will Rock You,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are the Champions,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “You’re My Best Friend,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Under Pressure,” and “Killer Queen.”
PLUS: ConejoRPD Flies to New Heights! This year’s Memorial Day Celebration will feature five vintage T-34 Navy planes conducting three flyovers during the concert. Pilots include Michael Maloco, Marc Russell, Michael Hohls, Jon Russell, and Ronny Alldredge; coordination provided by Jerry Burkhardt.
Independence Day Concert, Wednesday, July 4
LA ALLSTARS: Patriotic Hits
A Conejo Valley staple for more than 40 years, this year’s Independence Day Concert features the show-stopping LA ALLSTARS. Working out of Los Angeles, these amazing musicians, vocalists, and dancers wowed the crowd at last year’s Memorial Day Concert. This year’s blockbuster performance promises to be even better as they sing and dance their way through a variety of hit patriotic tunes and crowd-pleasing favorites, including “Born in the USA,” “Rockin’ in the USA,” “Living in America,” “Dancing in the Street,” “We Are Family,” “Surfin’ USA,” and “Proud to be an American/God Bless the USA.”
Sponsored by Rosenthal Chiropractic and Health
Sunday, July 22
Mirage - Visions of Fleetwood Mac
This exceptional 5-piece tribute band, Mirage - Visions of Fleetwood Mac, celebrates the legendary superstar band, capturing the look and sound of Fleetwood Mac. Based in Los Angeles, their focus is squarely on an authentic Fleetwood Mac concert recreation and presenting some of the most beloved rock & roll of all time. Their concert song list includes “Over My Head,” “Monday Morning,” “Rhiannon,” “Say You Love Me,” “Go Your Own Way,” “Don’t Stop,” “The Chain,” and “You Make Loving Fun.”
Sponsored by Conejo Community Center & Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA)
Sunday, August 12
Yachtley Crew: 70s & 80s Soft Rock
Billing themselves as “The Titans of Soft Rock,” Yachtley Crew is a Los Angeles-based band of talented, tenured musicians with common goals: (1) entertaining music lovers with some of the greatest songs ever written back in the late 70s and early 80s; and (2) having as much fun as possible while performing those hits. While their musical genre is known by some as “soft rock,” others may identify it as “Yacht rock,” a more recently coined phrase. Featuring unerring song renditions as well as outstanding stage presence and on-stage antics, Yachtley Crew’s song list includes Christopher Cross’s “Ride Like the Wind,” Boz Scagg’s “Lowdown” and “Lido,” Billy Ocean’s “Caribbean Queen,” Toto’s “Africa” and “Rosanna,” Player’s “Baby Come Back,” Gerry Rafferty’s “Baker Street,” Steely Dan’s “Reeling in the Years,” and George Michael’s “Careless Whisper.”
Sponsored by California American Water
Labor Day Concert, Monday, September 3
The PettyBreakers: A Tribute to Tom Petty
Performing a mind-blowing tribute to the legendary American icon Tom Petty and his band, The Pettybreakers perfectly reproduce the sights, sounds, and experience of a Tom Petty concert. Playing to packed houses all over the United States, this Southern California-based band is comprised of outstanding musicians who have performed and recorded with international artists. Reflecting the music of one of the most prolific and brilliant singer/songwriters over the last century, The Pettybreakers’ song list includes “American Girl,” “Breakdown,” “Listen to Her Heart,” “Refugee,” “Here Comes My Girl,” “Runnin’ Down a Dream,” and “Free Fallin’.”
Sponsored by Thousand Oaks Acorn
Thank You 2018 Summer Concert Series Sponsors!
Parking Information: Street Parking ONLY! Parking lot areas are reserved for those with Handicap plates or placards, once all spaces are taken the parking lots will be closed for access.
Refreshments: For those wishing to purchase food, Conejo Center staff will once again offer their famous $1 hot dogs & snow cones at every show! Proceeds benefit the concert series.
Site Phone: (805) 495-2163
Summer Concerts in the Park are a special 40+ years' Conejo Valley tradition, made possible due to our generous sponsors. To help keep this longstanding tradition alive, businesses, families & individuals are all encouraged to support this 5-concert series.
Donate to the Summer Concerts Series HERE
Summer Concerts Fact Sheet (PDF)
Summer Concerts Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)
For further Sponsorship information, contact Brenda Coleman, Recreation Services Manager at (805) 495-6471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists subject to change without notice.