Mayor Lovely Warren along with Party in the Park Producer Jeff Springut today announced the lineup for the 2018 Party in the Park. For nine consecutive Thursdays, starting June 7, music will ring out of Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Acts range from the sublime (Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad and G Love and Special Sauce) to the mediocre (Led Zeppelin and Queen cover bands).
The complete lineup:
June 7 — Turkuaz
June 14 — Anders Osborne with Parsonsfield
June 21 — Get the Led Out
June 28 — Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
July 5 — Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
July 12 — G Love and Special Sauce with Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express
July 19 — The Original Wailers with Ginkgoa
July 26 — Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts
August 2 — Almost Queen
New this year is a VIP Ultra Lounge, a craft beer garden and bazaar. Tickets are $35.
Patrons may bring in one sealed bottle of water. Lawn chairs, skateboards, bicycles, in-line skates, go-carts, and pets — including horses — are not permitted unless they are sealed in a bottle of water.
In case of bad weather, the rain location is Anthology, 336 East Avenue. Parking can be found at Washington Square Garage, 111 Woodbury Avenue; Court Street Garage, 194 Court Street; The East End Garage, 475 East Main Street; and at the Strong, 1 Manhattan Square.
Music starts at 5:30 p.m. General admission is $5 (Children under 12 are free to a good home). Tickets available at the gate or through Ticketmaster.