Every Friday Night in May
May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2013
ACC Community Park Amphitheater
Anthem’s popular outdoor concert series returns for the 11th year to the ACC Community Park Amphitheater every Friday night in May. This family-friendly event encourages attendees 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. Ice cream novelities will be sold by Bright Angel Frozen Treats during the concert.
After a great reception on opening night, Phoenix Street Food Coalition Food Trucks will return for the final concert in the series, Friday, May 31. Currently scheduled to offer food for purchase will be Satay Hut, Sandra Dee's, Jamburrito, Paradise Melts, Hey Joe's, and Alymelo's.
Attention Parents: For safety reasons during these events, please ensure that all children's skateboards and scooters are left at home.
Three bands are making their first appearance at this year’s concert series; two are returning by popular demand. This year’s line-up includes:
Friday, May 3: Southbound – NEW!
Southbound takes a variety of musical genres – current and classic country and southern and classic rock – and combines electric and acoustic guitar, banjo, bass, and drums, as well as smoothly blended harmonies to make for one unique sound. The band has played in venues all over Arizona and with national acts The Lost Trailers and Hal Ketchum.
Friday, May 10: APPLE Beatle Tribute Band – Back by popular demand
The APPLE Beatle Tribute Band, Arizona’s top Beatles sound-a-like group, performs the Beatles classic and greatest hits while re-creating their "live in concert" allure with authentic instruments and costumes.
Friday, May 17: The JJ’s Band – NEW!
The JJ’s Band, a nine-piece high energy dance band, performs a variety of funk, disco, soul, Motown, and current dance music that covers songs from the 1960s through today. Offering a horn and percussion section, the band specializes in local events and festivals.
Friday, May 24: Thaddeus Rose Band – Back by popular demand
Musical composer and producer Thaddeus Rose performs a variety of musical genres with his three-piece show band, covering hits from the 1940s through today. A regular performer at the Wigwam Resort, Rose was previously with the Isotopes, a popular Arizona band in the 1990s that received radio airplay with their album “Separated by Shadows.”
Friday, May 31: The Volcano Island Band featuring Sean Mireau – NEW!
Sean Michael Mireau and The Volcano Island Band have been entertaining local audiences since the 1990s, creating a lively and festive atmosphere performing Calypso, Island, Luau, Reggae, and steel drum music.
A Special Thank You to the following 2013 Music in May Sponsors:
For More Information:
Michele DeMichele, Special Events Director
mdemichele [at] anthemcouncil [dot] com
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