June 20, 2009 7:39 AM
Chase Palm Park concerts begin next month
A summer concert series hosted by the city's Parks and Recreation department will take place Thursdays in July in Chase Palm Park at Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cèsar Chávez.
Concerts in the Parks kicks off July 2 with the Soul City Survivors, and each week a different performer will entertain concert-goers between 6 and 8:30 p.m.
The concerts, five in all, are free, and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs beginning at noon.
The park's carousel will be open, and although alcoholic beverages and barbecues are not permitted, dogs can tag along, provided they are on a leash.
Other performers include Johnny Hawthorn on July 9, Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries on July 16, Tony Ybarra and Sonido Morena on July 23 and Spencer the Gardener on July 30.