Rochester’s Party in the Park has released the official lineup for the 2016 summer season.
John Brown’s Body with special guests ThunderBody will kick off PITP on June 16. Other mainstage acts scheduled for the season include the Outlaws, Zac Brown Tribute Band, Keller Williams and More Than A Little, the Blind Owl Band, Hotel California: The Original Eagles Tribute, Big Eyed Phish, Gin Blossoms, Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner, 10,000 Maniacs, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood with special guest Samantha Fish and the Wailers.
Party in the Park has also booked Haewa, Buddhahood, Into The Now, Ryan Montbleau Band, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Ignite and more for the bowl stage.
The family friendly event will feature plenty of local food trucks, lots of room to bring blankets and picnic baskets, and nearby parking at several area garages. Those who want a quick walk to the show can park at Strong Museum of Play for $7.
Party in the Park will take place at Manhattan Square park in downtown Rochester. The event runs for nine Thursdays throughout the summer from 5 to 11 p.m. and features a lower bowl area for local bands to get things going, and a full main stage above the bowl with plenty of space for all. Weekly tickets are only $5, and a full season “Party Pass” can be purchased for $35. Kids 12 and under are free.
Buffalo’s Aqueous jams the main stage at Party in the Park 2015:
Party in the Park 2016 lineup – MAIN STAGE
June 16 – John Brown’s Body with special guests ThunderBody
June 23 – The Outlaws; Zac Brown Tribute Band
June 30 – Keller Williams and More Than A Little; The Blind Owl Band
July 7 – Hotel California: The Original Eagles Tribute; Big Eyed Phish
July 14 – Gin Blossoms
July 21 – Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner; 10,000 Maniacs
July 28 – Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Aug. 4 – The Chris Robinson Brotherhood with special guest Samantha Fish
Aug. 11 – The Wailers
Party in the Park 2016 lineup – BOWL STAGE
June 16 – Haewa
June 23 – The Steppin Stones; Brian Lindsay Band
June 30 – Buddhahood
July 7 – Into The Now
July 14 – Something Else
July 21 – The Transport
July 28 -Ryan Montbleau Band; Cinnamon Jones
Aug. 4 – Extended Family
Aug. 11 -Pigeons Playing Ping Pong; Ignite