Fridays in May, 2014
7 - 9 p.m.
ACC Community Park Amphitheater
Kids dance, neighbors visit, and the park rocks during Music in May in Anthem. Held every Friday night in May in the ACC Community Park Amphitheater, this family-friendly event invites the community to grab a blanket, bring a picnic dinner, and enjoy the diverse sounds of local Arizona bands underneath the Anthem sky.
Open to the public, each show is from 7 to 9 p.m., 41730 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway. Admission and parking are free.
The Phoenix Street Food Coalition returns once again on opening night! A variety of Food Trucks including Luncha Libre, Satay Hut, Jamburrito's and Sandra Dee's Catering will offer an array of culinary treats. Ice cream will be available for purchase at the remaining four concerts.
The multitude of food options is matched by this year’s musical lineup with a quintet of performers that highlight a range of musical styles:
May 2: Young Country
Young Country covers the best of current and past country hits, incorporating many genres into the mix. Powerhouse duo Brooks and Dunn hails, “The boys of Young Country rival any national act we’ve ever heard; they’re just plain good.”
May 9: The JJ’s Band
JJ’s Band offers electrifying vocals and high energy sets, performing music from the '60s and '70s Funk, '80s, '90s, Disco, classic soul, Motown, standards and current dance hits. From Frank Sinatra to Nicki Minaj, this band covers it all. JJ’s is back by popular demand.
May 16: The Saucy Jacks
This band is comprised of former professional back-up musicians who have toured the world and know stage presence. They transport the audience back in time with performances that embody the feel, energy and sounds of the ’60’s British Invasion with high-energy live versions of music, just as the original bands performed them. They tribute the Rolling Stones, The Who, The Beatles, Jeff Beck and more.
May 23: David Hernandez
Singer/songwriter David Hernandez gained national attention with his powerful voice as an American Idol finalist in 2008. He began his musical journey as a child, performing in musicals and with theater companies throughout Arizona. A Phoenix native, he recently moved to Hollywood full time to write, record and produce his own work and to pursue his passion for acting. His set will include original songs, as well as covers of a variety of genres.
May 30: Sugahbeat
Sugahbeat is a musical fusion show that embraces a variety of cross-cultural rhythms with contemporary beats – Reggae with Samba, Pop with Soul Calypso, Latin with R&B – until the lines are blurred between them all to create a distinctive sound.
Michele DeMichele, Special Events Director
623-742-4550 fax 623-742-6170 fax
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