What could be more enjoyable than an afternoon filled with music and laughter in a beautiful park surrounded by art from one of the world’s greatest living sculptors? Pack a picnic and come out to enjoy the sounds of spring with the City of Sugar Land’s annual Concerts in the Park” series.
Free concerts will be held every Sunday, April 10 through May 22, from 5-7 p.m. A concert will not take place on Easter Sunday. All concerts will be held at Oyster Creek Park, 4033 Highway 6 South, with the exception of the final concert that will be held at Eldridge Park, 2511 Eldridge Road, on May 22.
Some of the area’s most popular bands will be featured during this free, fun-filled event. The internationally renowned Houston Symphony will kick off the concert series with a beautiful brass quintet on April 10. The program will also feature a special “Thank You” ceremony for the City’s Serve Sugar Land volunteers as well as a special presentation acknowledging the Bernar Venet Sculpture Garden.
Other bands in the Sunday concert series will include The Spiffingtons, RoadHouse Band, Gary Michael Dahl Band, Texas Gypsies and 33 1/3 RPM Band.
Families who take advantage of these amazing concerts can also enjoy a variety of children’s games and activities. Amplify Sugar Land, a local talent search organization, will showcase some of the creativity and culture that thrives in Sugar Land during intermissions. Face painting, balloon sculpting, strolling magic, a caricature artist and moonwalks will also be available every Sunday. For those who choose not to bring their own picnic, the First Colony Lion’s Club will sell refreshments during each concert.
The concert lineup includes:
• April 10: The Houston Symphony (Brass Quintet)
• April 17: 33 1/3 RPM Band (Motown, Rock and Pop)
• May 1: The Spiffingtons (Variety Band)
• May 8: Texas Gypsies (Big Band, Swing and European)
• May 15: RoadHouse Band (Classic Rock)
• May 22*: Gary Michael Dahl Band (Caribbean Mix)
*Eldridge Park location
For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation department at (281) 275-2885 or visit www.sugarlandtx.gov.