Music lovers in and around Pleasanton are going to have a GREAT month this June, because our area is packed with fantastic concerts that are suitable for the entire family.
Here are six to keep your eyes on (and the sixth is actually more than a dozen concerts extending into July):
June 3 – OTR, Concert in the Park
June opens with a bang when OTR brings a mix of rock and roll, R&B and dance from the 1970s to today to Lions Wayside Park, located on the corner of First Street and Neal Street.
This is the kickoff to the 2016 Concert in the Park series put together by the Pleasanton Downtown Association, and it’s going to be a great time!
June 10 – The CoolTones, Concert in the Park
The Pleasanton Downtown Association’s Concert in the Park series is really going to “swing” on June 10 when The CoolTones bring their big band swing to town.
This band brings a whopping 18 musicians to stage for a sound that is as big as it is fun. The show starts at 7pm and is happening at Lions Wayside Park, located on the corner of First Street and Neal Street.
June 11 - Rudy Colombini & The Unauthorized Rolling Stones
Who says you need to spend $100+ to see an authentic Rolling Stones experience? This Stones tribute act has been around for 15 years for a reason: they pack in a lot of showmanship, fantastic musicians, and some of your favorite songs of all time. The show is at 8pm at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore.
June 13 - Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bankhead Theater
For more than 50 years, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has brought the sounds of New Orleans to the world, conjuring up infectious rhythms, uplifting horns, and songs that will make you want to sing and dance.
In other words, this will be a great night out! Enjoy the show at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore, starting at 7:30pm.
June 17 – Crawdad Republic, Concert in the Park
Another Concert in the Park, this time with the folk and bluegrass of Crawdad Republic. This band’s soaring melodies, clever storytelling and fantastic musicianship will have the whole family dancing! As always, the show is at Lions Wayside Park, located on the corner of First Street and Neal Street.
June 15-July 4 – Alameda County Fair
This is one of the region’s biggest events. The Alameda County Fair draws loads of people to the area to take in food, music, games, horse racing, and much more.
This year’s epic fair will have fantastic FREE concerts almost every day, including Tom Kiefer from Cinderella, Tony Toni Toné, a Queen tribute, Eric Burdon & The Animals, a Beatles tribute, country superstar Joe Nichols, Tower of Power, Great White, Smash Mouth, LeAnn Rimes, Kool & The Gang, a Journey tribute, The Guess Who, and loads more.
It’s music overload all month at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, and overall, it’s going to be a gorgeous, music-filled month in Pleasanton this June. Get out there and enjoy it.