This year promises to be the best ever, as all 3 of Folsom’s free concert venues have stepped up their game! Rock, reggae, Latin, country, blues and jazz. It’s all happenin in Folsom this summer, and all for free in family-friendly settings.
Concerts are held Wednesday nights at Palladio Center, Thursday nights at the Historic District Amphitheater, and Friday nights at Folsom City Lions Park.
Let’s start off with Palladio:
Palladio at Broadstone every Wednesday June thru August, 7p-9p in the Piazza. Concerts are family friendly. Official policy is ‘no alcohol’. I don’t know what’s in those red solo cups. With a few exceptions, Palladio concerts lean toward retro dance cover bands. Here’s this year’s lineup:
June 7 – WONDERBREAD 5 – Party Dance Band
June 14 – APPLE Z – Dance Rock
June 21 – THE DEPARTMENT OF ROCK – Rock and Pop from 70’s, 80’s, 90’s
June 28 – NOTORIOUS – Current thru today Dance Party
July 5 – GWEN IN DOUBT – Gwen Stefani Tribute
July 12 – HIP SERVICE – Dance Party Extravaganza
July 19 – POP ROCKS – High Energy Dance
July 26 – SWIFT COUNTRY – Tribute to Taylor Swift
August 2 – POP FICTION – Party Dance Band
August 9 – SUPERLICIOUS – 80’s Flashback Cover Band
August 16 – THE SPAZMATICS – Nerds that Rock
August 23 – THUNDER COVER – Energetic, Dance, Cover Band
August 30 – CHEESEBALLS – High Energy Dance Party Band
The party moves to the Historic District Amphitheater on Thursdays. You want real variety, the Historic District concerts lineup is all about it! Concerts go 730p to 915p. Officially a no-alcohol venue, but adults behaving nicely seem to be okay.
June 1– ISLAND OF BLACK AND WHITE (Blues/Reggae/Folk)
June 8 –KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Classic Rock)
June 15– RUBICON RIDE (Country Rock)
June 22– GUMBOOT BLUES (Blues)
June 29– CASH PROPHETS (Cash/Country)
July 6 – LATIN TOUCH (Merengue & Top 40)
July 13 – RHYTM VANDALS (Viva Santana Show)
July 20 – TAYLOR CHICKS (Country Rock)
July 27– JAX HAMMER (Mainstream Rock & Blues)
Wind down your week with the Friday concerts at Folsom City Lions Park. Folsom concerts in the park features a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of lawn to spread out on. Feel free to bring blankets, chairs, a picnic, and even some booze, if you promise to drink responsibly. They go 7p to 9p.
June 2 –ROBBY JAMES & THE STREETS OF BAKERSFIELD – Country
June 9 – FBI – R&B/Soul
June 16 – AC MYLES – Blues/Rock
June 23 – ASHLEY BARRON – Country
June 30 – TIFFANY LORRAINE – Country
July 7 – LEGAL ADDICTION – Rock
July 14 – HAVE MERCY – Classic Rock
July 21 – TODD MORGAN AND THE EMBLEMS – Jazz / Pop
July 28 – Island of Black & White – Reggae/Rock and other stuff
- Look for a special jazz series in the park this August! Details soon.