Summer concert schedule features salsa, country & Tina Turner tribute

DOWNEY - The full concert schedule for this summer's concerts in the park series was released this week and features a varied lineup from Latin salsa, to classic rock, and even a Tina Turner tribute show.The full schedule appears below. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. at Furman Park. July 6 - Silverados - The Silverados are a high-energy country band that was formed in 1992 and spice up a top 40 repertoire with their own edge and style. July 13 - Opa Opa - Opa Opa is a Los Angeles-based Latin and salsa band that was created in 1987 and is led by Oswaldo Bernard. The band has a unique and distinctive sound - rich percussive rhythms, remarkably unique sounding vocals and robust brassy horns. July 20 - Proud Mary - Proud Mary is a Tina Turner tribute band led by vocalist and dancer Chantel Steinreich. The performance features a retrospective of Tina Turner's career, from her early 60s and 70s classics through Turner's Grammy-winning pop successes. July 27 - AlterEgo - AlterEgo is a six-member seasoned classic rock band with a repertoire of music that spans five decades, including hits from the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Chicago and Van Morrison, among others. Aug. 3 - DW3 - DW3 is an R&B and Latin jazz band, bringing their own sounds to R&B and Latin jazz classics from Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Celia Cruz, Eddie Palameri, Buena Vista Social Club and more. Aug. 10 - Downey Symphony - The Downey Symphonic Society, established in 1948, brings a "pops in the park" presentation led by music director Sharon Lavery. Aug. 17 - Incendio - Incendio is a new-age trio who mix a definitive style of ethnic world-guitar-fusion music and traditional flamenco flavors to capture a serene musical sound. Aug. 24 - U.S. Marine Corps. - The Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band plays a wide variety of music, including wind ensemble, Broadway show tunes, movie film scores, classical transcriptions, contemporary concert band music and traditional marches.

********** Published: March 31, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 50