Tribute bands return to La Mirada

LA MIRADA - The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced the return of "Tribute Fridays," a weekly series of Friday night concerts featuring top tribute bands from around the country.The series kicks off Aug. 30 with "The Garth Guy," a tribute to country music superstar Garth Brooks. With more than 18 years of performance experience, Dean Simmons ("The Garth Guy") impersonated Garth Brooks around the globe "with respect and amazing accuracy." The concert will feature a special guest appearance by Shades of Shania, a tribute to Shania Twain by Kim Simmons. On Sept. 6, Pink Floyd tribute band House of Floyd performs. Based in San Francisco, House of Floyd has gained a strong following for its unique ability to enthuse both the hardcore fans of the early adventurous Floyd and those who enjoy the songs and soundscapes that later brought them widespread appeal. In the Pink Floyd tradition, a House of Floyd concert incorporates sound effects, moving lights, lasers and video projection. The theater lobby bar opens for happy hour at 6:30 p.m. and concerts start at 8. Tickets are priced between $10 and $40. For tickets or more information, call the box office at (562) 944-9801 or go online to

********** Published: Aug. 22, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 19