Concerts at the Cove will return to Alameda this summer on three Friday evenings: June 8, July 13, and August 10. The free, family-friendly outdoor programs will take place on the lawn adjacent to the , 1252 McKay Ave.
The series begins with June 8 with the tribute band California Beach Boys and will feature favorites such as “Surfin’ USA” and “Good Vibrations.” They willl be followed on July 13 by the Lyin’ I’s, an Eagles tribute band. Aug. 10 will feature a battle of the bands from three bands selected over the summer. Details for bands interested in competing will be available online.
Pre-concert entertainment begins at 4:30 p.m. with a variety program by Alameda’s Got Talent and a nature program at the visitor center. The concert runs from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
Bring your blanket or lawn chairs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
The concerts are free, and parking is free for this event. Additional parking is available at the entrance to Crown Memorial State Beach, at the intersection of Eighth Street and Otis Drive.
Sponsors of the series are the Rotary Club of Alameda, the East Bay Regional Park District, the Regional Parks Foundation and Catellus.
For questions about the entertainment, call Festival Productions at (510) 865-3636 or visit www.concertsatthecove.com after Memorial Day for more information.
For park hours, directions or Visitor Center information, call 510-544-3187 or visit www.ebparks.org