‘Big Truth’ to play at Concerts in the Park this Thursday
– Big Truth will perform this Thursday at Concerts in the Park.
Big Truth is a high energy, “dance and party” band, made up of: Laurie Richardson – keyboard, rhythm guitar, lead vocals, & harmonies; Lisa Jane Long – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, tambourine, vibraslap & bullhorn; Andy Long – acoustic & electric guitar & vocals; Steve Hammett – bass & vocals; and Mike Higbie – percussion & vocals.
Purchase food from Red Scooter Deli during the event.
2015 concerts in the park are Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
Summer concerts begin at 5:30 pm in the downtown City Park. J. Lohr Vineyards & Wine, Firestone on-tap beer, water, and soda will be available for purchase, with all net proceeds from the beverage sales going to the REC Foundation to help enhance parks and recreation in Paso Robles. Dogs are not allowed in the City Park. Concerts in the Park is presented in cooperation with Paso Robles Magazine and the Downtown Paso Robles Main Street Association.
Paso Robles Concerts in the Park Series for summer 2015
- August 6: Unfinished Business – Sixties Rock & Roll
- August 13: Big Daddy’s Blues Band – Old School R&B
- August 20: JD Project – Contemporary Rock
This season’s concerts have included the following performances
June 18: Oasis
This versatile seven-member group has played numerous weddings, company parties, festivals and special events throughout San Luis Obispo County. Oasis performs hist, from “Big Band” to “Big Chill.”
Oasis performs classic hits of the 70’s and 80’s, golden oldies of the 50’s and 60’s, classic swing of the 30’s and 40’s, country-western, rhythm & blues, rock & roll, contemporary hits and smooth jazz.
June 25: Incendio
Incendio, simply put, is instrumental world music. The primary “voice” of the band is the guitar, but other instruments such as the mandolin, bouzouki, violin, Celtic harp, piano, bass, synthesizer and various ethnic percussion instruments play a huge role in the ensemble’s sound.
Formed in the summer of 1999 by Jim Stubblefield, Jean-Pierre Durand and Liza Carbé, Incendio (which means “fire” in Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) became a vehicle for the influences and compositional talents of the three musicians. Echoes of music ranging from classical, to jazz, to rock, to flamenco, to Celtic, to even bluegrass can be heard in Incendio’s music.
July 2: Monte Mills
Monte Mills is, “one of the last of the yodeling cowboys.” A farrier and auctioneer by trade, Monte and The Lucky Horseshoe Band perform weekly at fairs, dances, private parties and more. He has performed for luminaries, politicians and entertainers including Kenny Rogers, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Monte Montana, President Reagan, Governor Dukemagian and others.
His family-friendly shows are energetic, and his personable, good-natured stage presence makes one and all, young and old, feel part of the show.
July 9: Ricky Montijo
Originally from a small town in Southern California, Ricky Montijo has been in the Paso Robles area for the last six years playing wine bars, breweries, sandwich shops and wineries.
Montijo leads Tres Mojitos into explorations of classic hits, new top 40 hits as well as style blending original music.
July 16: Shelley and the Classics
Shelly and the Classics are a local County/Rock/Pop band.
July 23: Jan and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Jan and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a Paso Robles based band covering originals, and pop, rock, and country top hits. Jan Mundee covers lead vocals, Ted Davantzis plays lead guitar/vocals, and they’re joined by the Excellent Adventure: Rex West/lead guitar, John West/bass, and Bill “Latimorpheous” Letson on drums/vocals.