Save Alotta Money when you spend Sunday At the Meyer

FREE Event on Memorial Day Weekend
Save Alotta Money when you spend Sunday At the Meyer

(May 19, 2008 – West Palm Beach, FL) – Regular patrons to The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer concert series affectionately refer to these wonderful, family-friendly events as “SAM.”  This year, while residents are concerned about their spending and watching every dollar, SAM will not only signify the typical good times and great entertainment, but this popular nickname will also stand for “Save Alotta Money!” 

Ways to “Save Alotta Money” when you spend “Sunday At the Meyer”:
FREE
Concert featuring great entertainment
FREE Parking at all City parking lots, meters and garages
FREE Kid’s Activities with lots of fun including hoola hoops, sidewalk chalk, etc.
FREE Treats from the Mayor as she passes out fresh baked cookies to the crowd
FREE Chance to Win a $250 CityPlace gift Certificate & an NYC getaway with $1000 shopping spree!

Residents do not need to pinch their pennies any more!  They can come and enjoy Sunday afternoons at the Meyer with with Fab Tunes, A Cool Scene and Good Vibes along the picturesque Flagler Drive waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach – all for FREE!  Guests are also welcome to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs and coolers, or they can also purchase food and beverages at the concert for reasonable prices.     

This Memorial Day weekend, The City of West Palm Beach is kicking off its 2008 SAM concert series with southern rock legends, the Atlanta Rhythm Section:

PERFORMER: ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION
www.atlantarhythmsection.com
DATE:  Sunday, May 25, 2008
TIME:  4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Meyer Amphitheatre in Downtown West Palm Beach

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.

UPCOMING SAM CONCERTS:
JUNE 22  HOT BRASS MONKEY
JULY 27  CARLOS OLIVA & LOS SOBRINOS DEL JUEZ
AUGUST 24  THE LANDSHARKS
SEPTEMBER 28  THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW
OCTOBER 26  LEGENDS OF DOO-WOP
  

**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 courtesy of CityPlace.   KOOL 105.5 listeners will also have an opportunity to win $50 CityPlace gift certificates during the week of the concert.   

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. 

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT
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. 

SPONSORS
The Palm Beach Post, La Palma, The Palm Beach Daily News, Florida PennySaver, KOOL 105.5 FM, West Palm Beach Marriott, Newsradio 1290 WJNO, Coca-Cola, MIA 92.1 FM, WPBF TV 25, CityPlace, and National City.

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.
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For Additional Information:
Amaryvis “Ryvis” Sierra
Marketing Coordinator
Mayor’s Office, Community Events Division
Office:  (561) 822-1522
E-mail:  asierra@wpb.org