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2016 Concerts
in Central Park
A month of great entertainment!

16th Annual - Concerts in the Park 
In Grand Prairie's Central Park in The Summit Garden - overlooking the lake! Park: West of Highway 161, between Arkansas Lane & Warrior Lane.

March 25, April 1, 8 & 15 - 7:00 pm
FREE Concerts RAIN OR SHINE! 
The Summit Plaza Garden - 2975 Esplanade, Grand Prairie, 75052
Rain venue: The Summit Ballroom

Concerts in the Park are sponsored by: 
Grand Prairie Arts Council & City of Grand Prairie Parks Department
March 25 – Memphis Soul
First time in Grand Prairie! 
Memphis Soul is an 8 piece Motown and classic dance band. The band features lead male and female vocals, trumpet, sax, guitar/vocals, bass, keys, and drums. Memphis Soul has opened for, backed and performed with notable musicians including Mary Wilson, Sister Sledge, members of Earth Wind and Fire, and Morris Day and the Time.

April 1 - Shoot Low Sheriff
An Annual tradition! Shoot Low Sheriff is an authentic Western Swing inspired by the classic Western Swing bands, their music combines strings, horns and piano to recapture the sounds that swept Southern dancehalls in the thirties and forties. Shoot Low Sheriff makes the music fresh and exciting combining equal parts urban and rural, sophisticated and rustic. Young and old alike will find themselves smiling and singing along to classic songs from the Western Swing era.

April 8 – Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Bluegrass Band
The band mixes the timeless classics of the Beatles with a down-home string band sound. Concert-goers can expect a light-hearted experience, as the band engages the audience through witty stage banter. The show will be good clean fun for Beatles fans of all ages. “We get anyone from junior high kids to senior citizens enjoying our shows and singing along to the Beatles’ songs. We don’t try to play note for note covers and we don’t take ourselves too seriously,” says Dave Walser, guitarist and vocalist.

April 15 - Mood Swings Big Band
Featuring hometown favorite Cody Schwartz! 
Mood Swings Big Band will be playing Classic and Smooth Jazz to delight your ears and sooth your soul.

No outside food or drinks allowed. All ages welcome, bring your blanket or lawn chairs. Full concessions available for purchase on site including beer, wine and margaritas, grilled foods, nachos and more.
March 25 - Memphis Soul
April 1 - Shoot Low Sheriff
April 8 - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Bluegrass Band
April 15 - Mood Swings Big Band
Brave Combo
Audience at Turner Park
South Grand Prairie High School Jazz Band
Tin Roof Tango
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April Concerts in the Park
2001-2010 in Turner Park
2012 April Concerts in the Park
The Ron Jones Jazz Quartet opened the 2011 Concerts in Central Park Series, sunset at Central Park and Jazz filling the air - an amazing combination.
Record crowds filled the Summit Garden Plaza each Friday night in April.
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble closed out the Series, entertaining more than 550 patrons.
Audiences filled the plaza garden each week.
2011 April Concerts in Central Park
Andrew Delaney & the Horse You Rode In On
Cervantes Orchestra
Mood Swings
The Summit Plaza Garden and the April Concerts in the Park - a great Friday evening!
Record audiences each week enjoyed great live music and the great outdoors.
The audience enjoyed the music in their own way.