Free Summer Concerts in Spreckels Park
Enjoy quintessential Coronado with a Sunday evening picnic in Spreckels Park, enjoying the music of one of the 18 performances. In its 45th year, the concert series features every type of music from big band, swing, pop, rock, jazz, and lots of dance-worthy tunes.
Most concerts start at 6:00 p.m. but visitors arrive early with their picnics. Grab chairs from the hotel, a picnic from Park Place Deli and stroll 3 blocks to enjoy the evening!
Schedule provided by www.coronadoconcert.com
May 28th • 6:00 p.m. • Coronado School of the Arts Musical Review
Sponsored by City of Coronado
Our 48th concert season opens with the CoSA Musical Review which will perform a combination of orchestral, jazz and musical theatre numbers. See the exemplary talent of some of our community’s youngest performers from the Coronado School of the Arts.
June 4th • 6:00 p.m. • To Be Announced
Sponsored by Newman Charitable Trust and Steven Pittendrigh & Karen Greenberg
Be ready for an exciting, one-of-a-kind event as Concerts in the Park celebrates the music of an accomplished Coronado native. We promise a show not to be missed.
June 11th • 6:00 p.m. • Marine Band San Diego
Sponsored by SoCal Premier Properties and Hayes & Associates
Founded in 1921, Marine Band San Diego has thrilled countless audience members through a schedule of appearances averaging nearly 400 per year. Established to support the Marines’ Recruit Training Regiment, the band also performs a wide variety of military and civilian events throughout the Southwest. They are a perennial favorite of Coronado Concerts in the Park audiences.
June 18th • 6:00 p.m. • In Midlife Crisis
Sponsored by Linda & Rich Hascup and Madhu Arora
Coronado-based In Midlife Crisis has been rocking our community for years with classic songs of the 1960s and 70s. Yes they all have day jobs but the combo of Phil Hammett, Dan Runyon, Sue Shirey, Steve Patrick, Jim Mebust and Rich Gomez play with the heart and soul of the truest troubadours.
June 25th • 6:00 p.m. • Sully and the Blue-Eyed Soul
Sponsored by Bungalow 56 and Nicolls Design Build
With a repertoire drawing on the works of Earth, Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Billy Preston, Otis Redding and others, Sully & The Blue-Eyed Soul Band return to Coronado Concerts in the Park. The group of Grammy Award winning and Tony Award nominated musicians backs Sully, a lead singer who is also a popular radio personality, whose nationally syndicated show is heard weekday afternoons on KOGO radio in San Diego.
July 2nd • 6:00 p.m. • Crown Town featuring Matt Heinecke
Sponsored by Willis Allen Real Estate
Coronado’s own Matt Heinecke has been playing gigs in our town since he was a freshman at Coronado High School. His unique style of guitar draws on a wide range of influences, including folk, classical, rock, jazz, country and bluegrass.
July 4th • 4:00 p.m. • Coronado Concert Band
Sponsored by California American Water
In their annual Independence Day performance the Coronado Concert Band displays its depth and versatility with a thorough rendering of the American patriotic songbook. The all-volunteer Coronado ensemble is multigenerational, featuring many Coronado High School alumni and a collection of fine amateur and professional talent.
July 9th • 6:00 p.m. • CalPhonics
Sponsored by Coronado Real Estate Association
Let’s dance. Calphonics brings a high-energy stage presence and a set list covering songs of seven decades of popular American music with a focus on the 1980s and 90s. From Chaka Khan to Ariana Grande, Ray Charles to Biggie Smalls, Stevie Wonder to Beyonce.
July 16th • 6:00 p.m. • Marmalade Skies
Sponsored by the Newman Charitable Trust
A tribute to The Beatles that’s all about the great music of the Fab Four. Don’t look for mop tops and Nehru jackets. This seven-piece band is focused on rendering the sounds of the lads from Liverpool with fidelity and passion.
July 23rd • 6:00 p.m. • The Gilbert Castellanos Latin Jazz Review
Sponsored by Howard Dixon, DDS
Castellanos teams up with pianist Irving Flores and an all-star lineup of Latin jazz players. This hot salsa orchestra will present some of the greatest Latin Jazz standards of all time. Just try to stay still for this concert.
July 30th • 6:00 p.m. • Euphoria Brass Band
Sponsored by San Diego Private Bank
Euphoria Brass Band is a San Diego based musical collective that serves up a contemporary mix of old school New Orleans traditional brass band jazz, funky street beats and new school edginess with a West Coast feeling.
August 6th • 6:00 p.m. • Missy Andersen and SouthLand Soul
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Coronado
A dynamic one-of-a-kind soul and blues singer, Missy Andersen was voted the 2009 Best New Artist-Female by Real Blues Magazine and her self-titled CD, Missy Andersen, won Best Debut Album-Female that same year.
August 13th • 6:00 p.m. • Navy Band Southwest
Sponsored by Lobster West
With over 80 years of service in San Diego, Navy Band Southwest is one of the Navy’s and region’s finest and oldest continuing musical organizations. Under the direction of Lieutenant Diane E. Nichols, the 45-member organization plays over 600 performances a year, including regular performances with the San Diego Symphony Summer Pops.
August 20th • 6:00 p.m. • The Jennifer Keith Quintet
Sponsored by the Coronado Women’s Club and The Coronado Junior Woman’s Club
Jennifer Keith brings a sultry voice and dreamy swing repertoire that will have you swaying and dancing on clouds. The quintet reclaims the standards of the ’30s through 60s with contemporary sass and bravado.
August 27th • 5:00 p.m. • Surf City All Stars
Coronado Schools Foundation, underwritten by Park Life Real Estate
The Surf City All Stars offer a performance so true to the sounds of the Beach Boys and Jan & Dean that they have won ringing endorsements from members of the original bands.
September 3rd • 5:00 p.m. • Pop Vinyl
Sponsored by the Auen Foundation
A standout performer from our 2015 concert season, Pop Vinyl is back with a high-energy, make-you-sweat performance designed to engage audiences with nonstop music.