News Release - Five Star Bank Party in the Park Concert Series Continues Tomorrow with Ripe; The Nude Party and Head to Roots

City of Rochester

News Release

(Wednesday, July 28, 2021) –The City’s Five Star Bank Party in the Park concert series continues with Ripe, the Nude Party and Head to Roots, tomorrow, July 29 at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 353 Court St.

Five Star Bank Party in the Park concerts are scheduled to take place every Thursday through Sept. 2. Gates open at 5 p.m. and performances begin at 5:30 p.m. This year’s full concert lineup on the CGI Communications Stage includes:
• Aug. 5: Almost Queen; Big Eyed Phish; Adrianna Noone
• Aug. 12: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People; The Coupe de’ Villes;
• Aug. 19: Third World; Root Shock; the Majestics
• Aug. 26: Larkin Poe; Eric Krasno Trio: E3; Steve Grills and the Roadmasters;
• Sept. 2: Zac Brown Tribute Band; Blue Sky Brothers

General admission tickets for Party in the Park are $7 (children 12 and under are free). VIP Ultra Lounge tickets are $45. Tickets and passes can be purchased at

Craft beer lovers can enjoy the Craft Beer Garden featuring a rotating showcase of beers including New York State’s best IPAs, ciders stouts and more. The Bubbly Bar is back with prosecco and mimosas.

Bazaar in the Park offers a weekly collective of emerging designers, vintage collectors and artisanal products to create a community around art, crafts, fashion and discovery. New sellers will arrive every-other week, making Bazaar at the Park a place to consistently discover new talent and creativity.

Patrons may bring one sealed bottle of water into the Party in the Park concerts. Lawn chairs, bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates and pets are not permitted. A strict no-smoking policy will be enforced. Smokers must go to a designated, marked area.

In the event of extreme inclement weather, the rain location for Party in the Park concerts will be at Anthology, 336 East Ave.

Parking is available in metered spaces on nearby streets; nearby parking garages including the Washington Square Garage, 111 Woodbury Blvd.; the Court Street Garage, 194 Court St. and at the East End Garage, 475 E. Main St.; and Midtown Garage, 110 S. Clinton Ave. A bicycle rack and HOPR bike- and scooter-share station are located at the corner of Chestnut and Court Streets; and MLK Park is on the RTS Monroe Route 11 bus line, which runs until midnight on weeknights.

Five Star Bank Party in the Park is presented by Five Star Bank, produced by Rochester Events | Springut Group Inc. and sponsored by the City of Rochester; MVP Healthcare; CGI Communications; Labatt USA; Holiday Inn State Street; Kraft Heinz; Frintz; Wilkins RV; GreenSpark Solar; Digital Hyve and United Business Systems.
Media sponsors of Five Star Bank Party in the Park include WHEC Channel 10 and iHeart Radio.



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