Lineup for 2019 Concerts in the Park Season Announced

(March 27, 2019) — One of the most anticipated music rosters of the year, the 12-week free concert series will feature nationally acclaimed artists like Souls of Mischief and SHAED alongside with the region’s top artists including Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers in his first headlining appearance. Featuring an impressive mix of talent and genres alongside local DJs spinning on the Mill at Broadway DJ Stage, the free weekly summer festival returns to the heart of downtown Sacramento on Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m., May 3 through July 26 (no concert July 5) at Cesar Chavez Plaza.

“Concerts in the Park continues to bring a high caliber of national and regional talent while providing a stage for hometown favorites,” said Michael Ault, Executive Director of Downtown Sacramento Partnership. “Concerts in the Park is truly something special. We’ve curated a real festival experience with some of the biggest names in music rocking the park. It’s just a good time!”

Concerts in the Park will also feature weekly activations including live art, theme nights, special appearances, a rotating lineup of local food trucks, boutique vendors and cold drinks from the Bud Light bar.

The 2019 Concerts in the Park lineup to feature:

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May 3: Joy & Madness to kick off the series as the headliner for the season opener
Simple Creation, HEATHER EVANS, DJ Eddie Z

May 10: Souls of Mischief featuring members of the hip-hop collective Hieroglyphics
The Philharmonik, BASI VIBE, SOOSH*E!

May 17: DREAMERS on the heels of cross-country touring
Madi Sipes & The Painted Blue, MASTOIDS, DJ Eve
Bike Night

May 24: Emarosa introducing the band’s newest chapter
Wolf & Bear, A Foreign Affair, Dwellings, Emo Night Tour
Wine Night presented by Bogle Vineyards

May 31: Lyrics Born, the only Asian-American MC to release 10 studios albums
Cities You Wish You Were From, Analog Us, John Hamilton

June 7: Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers making their CIP headlining debut
Amber DeLaRosa, Flight Mongoose, Evan Inc.

June 14: The Cripple Creek Bank combining country, Americana and rock music
Ashley Barron, Amador Sons, Zack Lee, DJ Zephyr

June 21: Smith & Thell, Sweden’s most sought after songwriter and producer duos
Island of Black & White,  Occupy The Trees, DJ Lady Kate
Presented by Golden 1 Center

June 28: So Much Light fusing acoustic and electronic sounds
me&you, Animals In The Attic, Freature, DJ Epik

July 12: Arden Park Roots performing after the 4th of July holiday break
Harris Rudman, Weirdoze, Robbie (HOF)

July 19: SHAED, the electro-pop trio  known for their infectious track “Trampoline”
Centersight, NYTVZN, FVME

July 26: Vista Kicks, the self-described bootie shakin’ rock n’ roll band concludes the season
ONOFF, For the Kids, A Summer Alive, DJ Nocturnal

Visit GoDowntownSac.com/CIP for more information about weekly lineups and activities and join the conversation using #CIPSAC and #DowntownSac.

Getting to CIP is easy:
• Park for a $5 flat rate at the City Hall garage located on 10th Street, between J and I streets, visit SacPark.org for more options;
• Pedal and valet your bike in the SABA Bike Valet; or,
• Ride SacRT.

The 2019 Concerts in the Park series is sponsored by Bud Light, The Mill at Broadway, Xfinity, Bogle Vineyards, Golden 1 Center, Sacramento Regional Transit District, Fox 40, Submerge Magazine, Sacramento Magazine and more.

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Contact: Emilie Cameron / 916-442-8575