2019 Salo Park Concert Schedule

A special thank you to our sponsors for making this year’s lineup possible!

JUNE 20 – SWING CATS
The Swing Cats entertain audiences with the best jazz and swing standards from the 30s to the 80s, playing familiar American Songbook charts recorded by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nat King Cole (to name a few), in swing, Latin, and blues.

JUNE 27 – THE BACKYARD BAND
The Backyard Band specializes in fun, danceable rock ‘n roll that isn’t afraid to throw in the occasional polka medley or country anthem. High-energy and versatile, they play the hits of yesterday and today: Billy Joel, Journey, Chicago, The Roaring Forties, Little Big Town, Alan Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, and more. Variety that appeals to all ages.

JULY 4 – HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

JULY 11 – VINYL REVIVAL
Vinyl Revival is a band of five seasoned musicians from the Twin Cities area. Their diverse ‘baby boomer’ song list consists of rock and country hits from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s with emphasis on vocal harmony. Songs by Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, Elvis, Credence Clearwater, The Eagles, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bruce Springsteen anchor their ‘feel good’ sets.

JULY 18 – THE FAIRLANES
The Fairlanes are a popular a capella doo wop quartet that sings familiar music from the 40s, 50s and 60s.

JULY 25 – VINNIE ROSE
Vinnie Rose is an acoustic guitarist and vocalist who covers a wide variety of musical styles. In addition to his own compositions, Vinnie is fluent in the musical stylings of greats such as Buddy Holly, Willie Nelson, Keith Urban, Coldplay, John Mayer, Sam Smith, and many more.

AUGUST 1 – EVERETT SMITHSON BAND
Everett Smithson Band brings you music from up and down the Mississippi including Zydeco (swamp music), Tex-mex, blues, and funky roots of all kinds. Every show is like a riverboat party trip from Brainerd to the Bayou. New Orleans/French Quarter music is what you will hear. Music from 1900 to the present time.

AUGUST 8 – FRIDLEY CITY BAND ENSEMBLE – OLD TIME BAND
The Fridley City Band is a community band based in Fridley, with members from many surrounding cities. Old Time Band musicians are an ensemble from the Fridley City Band and play favorites including European polkas, waltzes, schottisches and more.

AUGUST 15 – ECUADOR MANTA
Ecuador Manta, an Andean band, originates from the small village of Atahualpa in Ecuador, South America. This group has created their unique music style over the years by using the traditional rhythms from Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia and combining them with more contemporary Latin and Caribbean rhythms.