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Music in the Park returning to Danville

Summer concert series begins 31st season this Saturday

A Danville summertime tradition returns for the 31st year this weekend when the first Music in the Park concert of the season comes to Oak Hill Park on Saturday evening.

The annual summer series, organized by the town of Danville, features four free concerts overall at two town parks in July and August.

Town officials recommend residents bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnics to the concerts, which take place every other Saturday evening through Aug. 20. All four concerts are set to run from 6-8 p.m.

Three shows will take place at Oak Hill Park at 3005 Stone Valley Road, while the Aug. 6 concert will be held at the Danville Town Green, 400 Front St., in downtown Danville. For the concerts at Oak Hill Park, food trucks will be provided by Food Truck Mafia.

This summer's Music in the Park schedule consists of:

July 9, Woody and the Longboards: A tribute band of the Beach Boys and vintage surf music, Woody and the Longboards will perform beach hits of the '60s, with matching beach apparel, at Oak Hill Park.

July 23, The Hella Good Party Band: A six-piece band that plays top dance hits from the 1970s, The Hella Good Party Band is known as one of the best live dance shows in the Bay Area, aiming to keep the Oak Hill Park crowd dancing with a high-energy performance.

Aug. 6, Jimbo Trout and the Fishpeople: The San Francisco-based band will bring a blend of bluegrass, swing, jazz, ragtime and other early Americana styles to the Danville Town Green.

Aug. 20, Journey Unauthorized: Inspired by internationally recognized rock band, the tribute band will perform many Journey favorites at Oak Hill Park.

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