Full Strength Funk Band – back by popular demand; free concert live at Standley Park!

Backpacks for Kids: Coldwell Banker UC will be collecting backpacks and school supplies today, August 5, from 3-6 PM at Standley Park. The supplies are for foster and homeless kids.

Then stay for the summer concert featuring Full Strength Funk Band with UC resident Pamela Gallo.

Summer Concert: Sunday, August 5, 5 to 7 PM. From classic funk to today’s dance hits, Full Strength Funk Band is an 11 piece funk band featuring a full horn section, sweet harmonies and Latin percussion. Their music is upbeat, positive, singable, and danceable. They lay down the groove that’ll make you move!

Their song list includes hits made famous by artists like Earth, Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Commodores, The Meters, Parliament, The Isley Brothers, War, Sly & The Family Stone and many more.  They also play newer tunes from current artists like Cupid, Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams, ensuring that everyone is dancing and singing to the music they love.

It may be hard to believe, but the Summer Concert season at Standley Park has only four dates remaining. Don’t miss out!

  • Sunday, August 5: Full Strength Funk Band with UC resident Pamela Gallo
  • Sunday, August 12: Siers Brothers – Classic rock
  • Sunday, August 19: Corvelles – Supremes Tribute (volunteer recognition night)
  • Sunday, August 26: Forecast – A variety of Jazz styles with UC resident Greg Pardue

Standley Park is a family friendly venue at 3585 Governor Drive in University City with playgrounds and a large grassy area. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, snacks and drinks, and enjoy the evening hanging out with friends and neighbors in University City. Arrive early to pick out a favorite spot in the shade. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Please note that concerts are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

Thank you to Scripps Health https://www.scripps.org/ for their generous donation to sponsor the 2018 Summer Concerts.

For more information, visit https://www.universitycitynews.org/summer-concerts-in-standley-park/

For related posts, visit https://www.universitycitynews.org/category/parks-recreation-dept/

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