Summer Concerts in the Park
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, with audiences ranging from 2-5,000; early arrival to obtain prime lawn seating is encouraged. Event parking is off-site only; on-site parking is limited and reserved for cars displaying handicap placards until the lot is full. 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
2019 Summer Concert Lineup
Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 27
The Long Run - Experience the Eagles
Since their debut in 2000, THE LONG RUN - Experience the Eagles has earned its place among the top-drawing tribute acts in North America and is widely regarded as the finest Eagles tribute show working today. Drawing one of the largest crowds in CRPD’s Summer Concerts’ history when they performed in 2013, Los Angeles-based The Long Run are returning this year to perform some of the most popular songs in all of classic rock. Chart-topping hits on the show list include “Take It Easy,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Desperado,” “Hotel California,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” and “Take It to The Limit.”
PLUS: CRPD Flies to New Heights…again! This Memorial Day Celebration again features five vintage T-34 Navy planes conducting three flyovers at the beginning of the concert. Pilots include Michael Maloco, Marc Russell, Michael Hohls, Jon Russell, and Ronny Alldredge; coordination provided by Jerry Burkhardt.
Independence Day Concert, Thursday, July 4
Gold Rush Country
Southern California’s premier high-energy, contemporary country band, Gold Rush Country combines the showmanship sensibilities of a classic rock act with the heart and soul of today’s top 40 country hits. The band has appeared in concert with Grammy Award-winners Little Big Town and Kacey Musgraves, Kixx Brooks (Brooks & Dunn), Eddie Money, and Justin Moore. With female and male lead vocals, a driving rhythm section, seamless vocal harmonies, and virtuoso instrumentalists, Gold Rush Country gets people’s feet tapping & two-stepping! Featuring both country favorites and patriotic tunes, the concert includes Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise,” Jason Aldean’s “Just Getting’ Started,” Carrie Underwood’s “Two Black Cadillacs,” Little Big Town’s “Pontoon,” and Billy Currington’s “That’s How Country Boys Roll,” among others.
PLUS: The show begins with the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner” and concludes with the traditional Conejo Stars & Stripes Parade march through the park. Patriotic-themed crafts are available for kids!
Sunday, July 21
This high-energy, all-female dance band keeps crowds rocking from start to finish! Covering a variety of musical genres ranging from today’s top 40 dance music, Latin, R&B, classic rock favorites, and timeless dance standards, the award-winning The Cougrzz band takes audiences on a boisterous musical excursion from the 70s to today’s favorite female artists’ hits.
Their Thousand Oaks concert song list includes Blondie’s “One Way or Another,” The Go-Go’s “Vacation,” Scandal’s “Goodbye to You,” Pat Benetar’s “Heartbreaker,” Madonna’s “Material Girl,” Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” and Katy Perry’s “Firework.” Get ready to dance!
Headline Sponsor: Conejo Community Center
Sunday, August 11
Fortunate Son – Tribute to John Fogarty & Creedence Clearwater Revival
Combining timeless CCR favorites and Fogerty solo hits, the nation’s premier Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Band, Fortunate Son personifies the spirit and grit of one of America’s favorite rock & roll bands. With the lead vocalist’s authentic sound and look of the iconic John Fogarty, the group provides unforgettable performances uniting classic rock, country, the blues, and folk music. As the nation’s longest running CCR tribute show, Fortunate Son performs across America, Canada, Europe, and Asia.
Their concert song list includes “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” “Lookin’ Out My Back Door,” “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” and more.
Labor Day Concert, Monday, September 2
The Police Experience – Tribute to Sting & The Police
The Police Experience is regarded as the most authentic Police Tribute Band in the world and—with their ultra-high-energy performance—has been recognized for being as close as it gets to the real thing. According to Stewart Copeland, original drummer and founder of The Police, “…every nuance, all the drum parts, and the singer has Sting down to a tee…” Transport back to the 80s with this dynamic show featuring songs legendary artist Sting made famous.
The 9/2 performance song list includes “Message in a Bottle,” “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic,” “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” “Roxanne,” “So Lonely,” “Every Breath You Take,” and more.
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, the Thousand Oaks Kiwanis will be preparing their delicious BBQ specialties and other snacks at the Memorial and Labor Day concerts. Conejo Center staff will once again offer their famous $1 hot dogs & snow cones at all five performances! 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.
Artists subject to change without notice.