“Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer” Features Grammy Winners, Classic Favorites and More!
(Friday, May 14, 2010) Get ready for some Fab Tunes, A Cool Scene and Good Vibes at The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer. This FREE family-friendly concert series is held from May through October on the 4th Sunday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and features a variety of national award-winning recording artists, children’s entertainment and treats from the Mayor. Located along the picturesque and newly renovated Flagler Drive Waterfront in the Meyer Amphitheatre, this concert series provides an ideal setting to relax and unwind, get together with family and friends, and listen to some 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. You’re also welcome to travel to downtown by boat, docking free of charge at one of three new City docks along Flagler Drive. The event is one of the best bargains you can find in family entertainment: the show is free, parking in all City lots and at City meters is free and there are free kid’s activities! 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 wpb.org/sam.
“Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer” 2010 Entertainment Schedule:
May 23: Opening Act: Derek Mack Band
Headliner: Baha Men www.bahamen.com
“Who Let the Dogs Out”, “Move It Like This”
The Baha Men are most well known for their smash single “Who Let The Dogs Out” which won the group a Grammy Award and a Billboard Music Award among many other accolades. The Group blends traditional Bahamian music called Junkanoo with pop and other Caribbean genres. They first became noticed in the Caribbean with the music video and song “Gin and Coconut Water”. Several of the Baha Men’s songs have been included in films including “Best Years of Our Lives” from the Shrek Soundtrack.
June 27: The Beatles Tribute “Let It Be” www.beatletribute.com
You will be amazed at how real the sights, sounds and excitement that these four lads create. Extraordinary effort has been made to recreate the excitement of an actual Beatles Concert! From “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” to the finality of “Let It Be”, The boys will entertain you with three professional costume changes, the actual instruments Rickenbacker, Hofner and Gretsch Guitars, Ludwig Drums and Vox Amplification. “Let It Be” plays virtually all of the hit songs that “The Beatles” ever recorded….note for note! Love Me Do to Hey Jude and every hit song in between.
July 25: The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band: Don’t Stop Believin’ www.myspace.com/dsbshow
Based out of South Florida, “DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’- – A Tribute to the Magical Music of Journey”, was formed in December 2008 and is already considered one of the top Tribute Bands in the United States. Unlike any other “Journey Band” on the market, Don’t Stop Believin’ is a totally authentic “tribute band” that dresses the part, sounds like the real thing and creates the excitement of a real Journey Concert!!!
August 22: Jimmy Buffet Tribute “The Caribbean Chillers” www.caribbeanchillers.com
The Caribbean Chillers show is an “Authentic” recreation of what you’ll see, hear, and experience at a Jimmy Buffett Concert! The fun includes a three piece Horn Section, Steel Drums, Dancers and their Pre-Show activities along with Stilt Walkers…making it about as real as you can get! Experience the “LOOK”, the “SOUND”, the “EXPERIENCE”, and all of the “FUN” of a Buffett Concert!
September 26: Billy Joel/Elton John Tribute “Back To Back”, The Piano Man meets the Rocket Man www.maximumbands.com/back_2_back.html
“Back 2 Back” is a show filled with tour de force performances by not just 1, but 2 of the best Tribute Bands in the US. Piano Man and Rocket Man are mind blowing authentic tributes to Billy Joel and Elton John! It’s so authentic you will feel like you are at the “Face 2 Face” tour…Yet you are closer to the artists. The show is filled with nothing but hit after hit! Each band does a full show, then “Billy” and “Elton” get together for a few songs Face to Face for an incredible encore!
October 24: Opening Act: Taylor Road
Headliner: Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross is best known for his Top Ten hit songs, “Sailing”, “Ride Like the Wind”, and “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do),” the last of which he performed for the film Arthur starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli. “Sailing” earned three awards at the 1981 Grammy Awards Ceremony, while “Arthur’s Theme” won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981
The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer is sponsored by the Palm Beach Post, the City of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Daily News, KOOL 105.5 FM, Newsradio 1290 WJNO, The West Palm Beach Marriott, Chick-Fil-a and A Latte Fun.