30th Annual Friday Concerts in the Parks Begins April 7 at Water Works Park

03/15/17

For Immediate release and post on City site:

The return of spring means the return of Tampa's longest running and most beloved concert series; Friday Concerts in the Park (formerly Friday Extra Concert Series) presented by The Original Westshore Pizza.  Celebrating 30 years of high-quality musical entertainment, the Friday Concerts in the Park offers a full schedule of live music to satisfy all tastes -- from jazz to country to reggae to classic rock.

The community is invited to enjoy the high-quality musical entertainment Friday nights beginning April 7 with Bully for You Band at Water Works Park.  Patrons should bring low-back lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Concessions will be available from The Original Westshore Pizza Truck and Just Desserts Ice Cream Truck  Picnics and leashed dogs allowed.  Thanks to our sponsors, the concerts are free.

All concerts start at 7 p.m. Please note, there will not be a concert on April 14 due to Good Friday. Concerts in April will take place at Water Works Park and concerts in May will take place at the Lowry Park Bandshell, located at 7525 North Blvd.

2017 Friday Concerts in the Park Series Line-up

April 7 - Bully for You(Rock) - Water Works Park, 1710 N. Highland Ave.

April 21 - Greg White Jr. (Country) - Water Works Park, 1710 N. Highland Ave.

April 28 - The Ries Brothers (Blues/Funk) - Water Works Park, 1710 N. Highland Ave.

May 5 - Jah Movement Reggae Band -  Lowry Park, 7525 North Boulevard

May 12 - La Lucha (Jazz) - Lowry Park, 7525 North Boulevard

May 19 - The Hummingbirds (Country)  - Lowry Park, 7525 North Boulevard

May 26 - Johnny G Lyon Band (Rock)  - Lowry Park, 7525 North Boulevard

Friday Concerts in the Park presented by The Original Westshore Pizza are produced by the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc., in conjunction with the City Tampa Parks & Recreation Department.  Event sponsors include The Original Westshore Pizza, Tampa Bay Times\tbt, Q105, b98.7, 99.5 QYK, News Channel 8 and Clear Channel Outdoor.

Contact:                                                                                                                               
Kitty Lyons, 813-966 5505 or Linda Carlo, 813-260-9052
Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc.
Info@FriendsofTampaRec.org

 

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