Calistoga Concerts in the Park
Thursday Nights 6:30 - 8:30
Calistoga Concerts in the Park are FREE concerts scheduled every Thursday night June 26 - August 28 thanks to the generous sponsorship by Calistoga Beverage Company.
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic dinner to enjoy this summer celebration. There will not be food available for purchase at the park this year, but many of our local restaurants are preparing boxed dinners for you to pick up on your way: Kopio, Cal Mart Deli and La Prima Pizza. Don't forget to stop at Susie's for an after-concert drink.
Wine will be available for purchase weekly thanks to August Briggs and Vermeil Wineries. (August Briggs - 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/14 Vermeil - 7/3, 7/17, 7/31, 8/21, 8/28)
6/26 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
Since October 2010, Decades has been working around the clock learning material that spans from the 40’s to today. Their impressive catalogue mixed with their young talents have led to numerous achievements. They’ve headlined several fairs, such as The Big Room at the Sierra Nevada Brewery in Chico, Top of The Mark in San Francisco, as well as played over 10 casinos in California and Nevada. Decades received the cover feature for “Upgraded Magazine” in December 2012 issue. Their high energy shows mixed with their unpredictable set lists never leaves a crowd disappointed.
7/3 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
Swing 7 is the most authentic swing band in the North Bay area. Swing 7 plays all types of music including: Swing, Jazz, Latin, R&B and almost every kind of music you can imagine. The band members have tons of experience, having played with groups all over California, Nevada, United States and on cruise ships.
7/10 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
RoseTown Soul and R&B Revue is a 7 piece "Blues Brothers" inspired event band complete with black suit and tie, fedora’s, and of course dark sunglasses. RoseTown has one of the hottest horn sections in Sonoma County! Its members include stars from such local acts as "Crossfire" and "CT and The Cruisers". We specialize in breathing new life to favorite soul classics. From Otis Redding to Wilson Picket, STAX to MOTOWN we bring entertainment and energy to your event.
7/17 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
Dennis Johnson has a driving passion for pushing the limits of slide guitar to new levels. Drawing comparisons to slide guitarists Robert Johnson and Roy Rogers, Dennis Johnson masterfully elevates the art of slide guitar across many genres of music including Blues, New Orleans, Rock and Swing. Dennis Johnson and his band, The Mississippi Ramblers, deliver stirring live performances that move audiences and get people dancing.
7/24 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
Nashville recording artist Buck Ford is a young, pure country singing sensation that focuses on keeping the traditional country sound and rhythm flowing. Bucks influences consist of George Strait, Merle Haggard, George Jones and Keith Whiteley, just to name a few. Buck and his band pride themselves on the fact that their performances “bring back to life” the sound and feel of real old country music.
7/31 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
Keyser Soze is an original reggae/ska/soul band with a strong jazz background. The sextet was formed in Reno, NV in 1998 by Jammi Tarkington and Rodney Teague. Keyser Soze has made a strong presence for themselves by regular regional touring and by being in the position to share the stage with some of the best drawing headliners, including Michael Franti, The English Beat, The Wailers, The Aggrolites, Steel Pulse, and the Skatalites, to name a few.
8/7 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
National Park Radio is a new modern folk band born and based in the natural beauty of the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. An all-acoustic band featuring well-written original songs and beautiful vocals, NPR has a unique sound that is easy to love. This self-titled EP debut contains five songs inspired by beauty of their native landscape as well as the joys and trials of life and love. The lyrical poetry of lead singer and songwriter Stefan Szabo is a treasure not to be missed. The melodies and vocal harmonies complete the package.
8/14 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
Kerouac’s Dirty R&B makes it a funk-filled blues-infused rock-sexy dance-a-licous time. Our motto: get 'em up dancing and keep 'em up! Get down, get dirty! Love rock legends -- Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, The Stones, Creedence, Steppenwolf and the queen of soul Aretha? Kerouac does. They play their best – ones you love to get on down to. Kerouac does originals too. All with a sex drive. They have a blast, you will too. Kerouac is a triple threat ~ blending rousing vocals, a driving rhythm section and inspired instrumentals by renowned guitarists who have played with, among others, JGB after Jerry Garcia’s untimely demise and the New Riders of the Purple Sage.
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The Wild Catahoulas is that unique Cajun/ Zydeco band in the North Bay, merging traditional Cajun French two-steps and waltzes from Southwestern Louisiana with contemporary Zydeco and New Orleans sounds. In other words, a GREAT dance band.
Fiddler Gus Garelick toured with Queen Ida and the Bon Ton Zydeco Band, and Al Rapone’s Zydeco Express. He was also an original member of Jim Boggio’s Sonoma Swamp Dogs. Allegra Broughton and Sam Page, vocals, guitar, and bass, are best known for their group Solid Air, and drummer Don Connolly was an original member of the legendary Cotati band, Bronze Hog, and also plays with the Sonoma County Love Choir. Joining us in Calistoga will be guest accordion master Andrew Carriere, of the legendary Carriere Family of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Great players, great music! Laissez les bon temps roulez!
8/28 6:30-8:30 Listen to music sample
The King and his Allways Elvis Band rocks your event into an intimate nightclub, an entertaining concert, and a wild and crazy party. It’s a show! It’s a dance! It’s a party! It’s fun! It’s Elvis!