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Join Eastmark and Save the Family for the First Friday Concert Series pairing live music and flavorful local eats for an evening of FREE entertainment under the stars.  All are invited to attend and encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, picnic baskets and money for the food and beverages available on site.  Concerts are family friendly, but for the safety of your pet and those around you, please leave Fido at home.

Beer and Wine will be available for purchase for those 21 and over. The proceeds of the sales will benefit Save the Family.   Save the Family Foundation of Arizona offers a variety of programs designed to empower families to conquer homelessness and achieve life-long independence.

The Eastmark Great Park®  is located at 10100 E. Ray Road Mesa, Arizona 85212.  They are located on Ray Road between Ellsworth and Signal Butte.

September 4, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm -First Friday featuring Georgia Chrome. The band covers it all from brand new chart topping country to old school Americana, delivered from the souls of collective national touring musicians together in a one-two sonic punch.

Come hungry! The food truck line up will include hand rolled soft pretzels from Mustache Pretzels, traditional southern style bbq from Whiskey Ranch,  delicious pizza from Charred Woodfired Pizza, and Frosted Frenzy’s gourmet cupcakes.

October 2, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm -First Friday featuring The Police Experience. The band is the most authentic Police tribute band in the world; performing nationally and internationally to deliver the ultra-high-energy show The Police were known for in the 1980s. They remain unmatched by any other Police tribute band for their authenticity. The Police Experience is as close as it gets to the real thing… “Roxanne,” “Walking On The Moon,” “Every Breath You Take, Don’t Stand So Close to Me….” you’ll hear all your favorite Police songs, you’ll get transported back to the 80’s, you’ll experience what it was like to see one of the world’s best bands in their prime.

The food truck line up will include the flavors of Latin America from L.A. Roots, a variety of grilled burgers from Burgers Amore, delicious pizza from Charred Woodfired Pizza and ice cream from The Neighborhood Treatery.

November 6, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm – Join us for an evening of music under the stars featuring “Apple” A Tribute to the Beatles. Back by popular demand, we welcome Apple to Eastmark.  Great attention to detail has been instilled in their re-creation of the Beatles music and voices. Hear some of your favorite songs such as “Here Comes the Sun”, “Come Together”, “Let it Be” and “Yesterday”

The food truck line up will include the Local Lunch Box,  Chef Wade’s Bistro on Wheels,Cousins Maine Lobster and Hot Cookie Truck

December 4, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm – Band and food lineup TO BE ANNOUNCED.

For more info, visit www.Eastmark.com

FAQ’s

Is there an admission fee? Concerts are free to attend

 Where can I park? Free public parking is available at The Eastmark Great Park®

Can I bring food and beverages to the concert? Yes, feel free to bring food and beverages to the concert or purchase food and beverages from the onsite vendor. They accept cash or card.

Are children allowed to attend? Children are welcome to attend the concerts when accompanied by an adult. Please be courteous to other concert patrons and monitor your child’s noise and activity levels.

Why have you asked that dogs do not attend? We are animals lovers just like you, however not all concerts go-ers are and can be frightened by animals they do not know. We want to keep everyone, including your pet, safe. In addition, the volume of the sound can damage your pets’ ears. Dogs hear things seven times louder and about four times farther than you & I.

Should I bring a chair or blanket? Yes, it is suggested you bring your own seating to enjoy the concert. We have plenty of space, so please bring what you need to be comfortable on the lawn.

Will the Splash Pad be on? Yes, the Splash Pad will remain on during the concert. The splash pad is open daily from 7am-10pm.

Does the park have lighting?  Yes, the park is well lit as is the event stage.