Get Ready for Some Fab Tunes, A Cool Scene and Good Vibes!
The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer Announces 2008 Concert Season
(April 24, 2008 – West Palm Beach, FL) – The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer is bringing back Fab Tunes, A Cool Scene and Good Vibes to downtown West Palm Beach with a fantastic musical line up for its 2008 concert season. This year’s entertainment schedule includes a return to the 50’s & 60’s, a tribute to the Bee Gees, beach band fun, Latin superstars, southern rockers and some local favorites. The great musical variety, ideal outdoor setting and inviting atmosphere bring people from all over to enjoy one of the greatest free concert series the City offers. This season guests can also enter to win shopping giveaways with $250 CityPlace gift certificates awarded at each concert and a grand prize New York City getaway with $1000 shopping spree included. These FREE family-friendly concerts are held on the 4th Sunday of each month (May through October) from 4:30 to 7:30 pm at the Meyer Amphitheatre in downtown West Palm Beach.
The City of West Palm Beach is pleased to announce the entertainment schedule for the upcoming 2008 season of The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer as follows:
MAY 25 ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION www.atlantarhythmsection.com
This band has been part of the Southern Rock scene for more than 30 years and is usually paired with contemporaries Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Allman Brothers. Their biggest hits include So Into You, Champagne Jam, Imaginary Lover, and Spooky. But there’s so much more musical diversity to these accomplished studio musicians that include comparisons to the Eagles, Steely Dan and Fleetwood Mac. With 15 albums of outstanding songwriting and performances, The Atlanta Rhythm Section represents all the good things the phrase “classic rock” implies. Opening for ARS is Florida’s favorite party band, The Fabulons, with covers of classic tunes.
JUNE 22 HOT BRASS MONKEY www.hotbrassmonkey.com
This nine piece horn band is a bona fide hit in South Florida playing all your party favorites. HBM is comprised of some of South Florida’s finest musicians who take pride in reproducing the great classic horn influenced hits from Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, Santana, KC & the Sunshine Band and many more. Their “No Monkey Business” approach to musical entertainment along with their high energy, horn arrangements, rotating lead vocals, creative harmonies, and dance rhythms characterize this extremely popular local band.
JULY 27 CARLOS OLIVA & LOS SOBRINOS DEL JUEZ www.carlosoliva.com
Carlos Oliva and “The Judge’s Nephews” have secured their place in Latin music history in the US and is known as one of the founders of the “Miami Sound”, a musical style developed by the fusion of rock, jazz, samba, son, guaracha and other Cuban rhythms. Carlos is the face and sound of Miami music having worked with and influenced numerous musicians including the Miami Sound Machine. The rhythm and liveliness of Carlos Oliva and The Judge’s Nephews are contagious and their performances are truly memorable. Opening for Carlos Oliva is Ernesto Fernandez, an up and coming Latin jazz flutist reminiscent of his world-renowned predecessor, Nestor Torres.
AUGUST 24 THE LANDSHARKS www.landsharksband.com
Are you ready for some summer fun? Come and see a fantastic show, listen to great music and have an incredible time with this fun, interactive Beach band. Having played with Jimmy Buffett and the Beach Boys, and everywhere from Disney to Superbowl Victory parties, if there is fun to be had you can bet that the Landsharks will be there! This band defines a “Landshark” as anyone who is ready to have a good time – so bring your tropical shirts, your anything goes attitude and a smile as you get ready for the most fun you can have on land or water!
SEPTEMBER 28 THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW www.abgshow.com
Get ready for some Sunday Night Fever! The Australian Bee Gees Show captures the look, the sound, the energy, the personality and the magic that defines one of the most successful and adored acts in musical history – the Brothers Gibb. The Australian Bee Gees Show has been named as the definitive live celebration of four decades of wonderful music written by the Bee Gees. They have played to capacity houses around the world, cementing their reputation as an exceptional live concert act and the world’s leading Bee Gees show.
OCTOBER 26 LEGENDS OF DOO-WOP www.thelegendsofdoowop.com
Their names are legendary and their music is timeless. Three former lead singers and one essential “Mr. Bass Man” make up a veritable “Who’s Who” of legendary rock ‘n’ rollers. The members of the Legends of Doo-Wop have an amazing four songs in the Top 100 All Time Greatest Hits, released by WCBS radio in New York City. Some of their legendary hits include Just To Be With You, Gloria, 16 Candles, and Stormy Weather. The Legends of Doo-Wop play to sold-out venues across the country. The fabulous foursome brings tight harmonies, smooth vocals and some of the best sounds heard since the early days of rock ‘n’ roll. Opening for these legends will be Karen Allen with a soulful tribute to Motown.
**ENTER TO WIN CITYPLACE SHOPPING & A NEW YORK CITY GETAWAY**
Guests to The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer can enter to win a $250 gift certificate at each concert good for shopping at CityPlace in downtown West Palm Beach. Guests can also enter for a grand prize New York City getaway that includes a $1000 shopping spree in the Big Apple.
TREATS FROM THE MAYOR
Mayor Lois Frankel will continue her tradition of passing out cookies to the crowd during the band breaks. This crowd pleaser allows guests to introduce themselves and become familiar with the Mayor in a casual and friendly atmosphere.
There will be lots of fun, interactive games and activities for children at each concert including hoola hoops, sidewalk chalk, limbo contests, coloring books, and bubbles – all for FREE.
The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer
4th Sunday of the Month: May through October
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meyer Amphitheatre – Downtown West Palm Beach
FREE Outdoor Concert featuring a variety of national and regional recording artists, children’s entertainment and treats from the Mayor along the Flagler Drive Waterfront in Downtown West Palm Beach. For more information call 561-822-1515 or visit www.wpb.org/sam.
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The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer is bringing Fab Tunes, A Cool Scene and Good Vibes to downtown West Palm Beach. This FREE family-friendly concert series is held from May through October on the 4th Sunday of each month, and features a variety of national and regional recording artists. Located along the picturesque Flagler Drive waterfront in the Meyer Amphitheater, The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer provides an ideal setting for good times and great entertainment. Guests are welcome to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs, and coolers, or they can also purchase food and beverages at the concert. The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer is produced by the City of West Palm Beach, Mayor’s Office – Division of Community Events. For more information, please call 561-822-1515 or visit www.wpb.org/sam.