Summer Concerts in Standley Park

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🎶🎸 Are you ready for the 2024 Summer Concert season to get underway? So are we! But first, it’s the UC Celebration on the 4th of July at Standley Park. For the most up-to-date information, visit the UC Celebration website at: https://uccelebration.com/

The 2024 Summer Concert season begins on Sunday July 14 for 7 weeks through Sunday, August 25. The Summer Concerts are sponsored by the University City Parks Council and held on Sunday evenings at Standley Park, at the new Standley MS Pavilion Stage on Governor Drive, from 5 to 7 PM. 

  • July 14: The Mothmen – Rock
  • July 21: True Stories – Classic Rock
  • July 28: Side Traxx- Classic Rock and Roll
  • Aug 4: Love is a Rose- Linda Ronstadt Tribute
  • Aug 11: Cadillac Fringe – Deep Cuts Rock
  • Aug 18: Sea Monks – Country
  • Aug 25: The Distractions- featuring UC Resident Greg Zinser- Classic Rock

The Standley MS Pavilion Stage is adjacent to Standley Park near the Standley MS parking lot on Governor Drive. Standley Park is a fun and family friendly venue with playground and large grassy area. Bring your friends, family and neighbors … and your dancing shoes. Come early with your chairs, blankets, umbrellas, and picnic dinners. Enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors in University City.

For those with limited mobility, we suggest parking on the south side of Governor Drive between Standley Pool and Standley Middle School. There is a paved sidewalk just east of the baseball backstop on the third base line that leads to the Standley MS Pavilion Stage. 

Note: The Summer Concerts are managed by volunteers John Schindel (jschindel1@san.rr.com) and Andy Freeburn (promovstar@aol.com). 


The 2023 Summer Concert season has drawn to a close. The last concert of the season featured Side Traxx. We hope to see you next year! Here’s a short video of some of action at Standley Park on Sunday, August 27.


And here’s a short video of the Summer Concert action with Electric Waste Band on Sunday, August 13:

2023 Summer Concerts begin on Sunday July 9. The Summer Concerts are sponsored by the University City Parks Council and held on Sunday evenings at Standley Park, at the new Standley MS Pavilion Stage on Governor Drive, from 5 to 7 PM except for Aug 6 – 5:30-7:30 PM – Chloe Lou & The Liddells.

The Standley MS Pavilion Stage is adjacent to Standley Park near the Standley MS parking lot on Governor Drive. Standley Park is a fun and family friendly venue with playground and large grassy area. Bring your friends, family and neighbors … and your dancing shoes. Come early with your chairs, blankets, umbrellas, and picnic dinners. Enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors in University City.

New Pavilion Stage at Standley Middle School

Here’s the 2023 Summer Concert schedule of bands:

🎶 July 9 – Bayou Brothers – Cajun music and dancing tunes
🎶 July 16 – Cadillac Fringe – Rock and Roll
🎶 July 23 – Siers Brothers – Classic Rock
🎶 July 30 – Brian Jones Rock and Roll Revival – Rolling Stones Tribute
🎶 Aug 6 – 5:30-7:30 PM – Chloe Lou & The Liddells – 60’s Rock and Soul
🎶 Aug 13 – Electric Waste Band – Grateful Dead Tribute
🎶 Aug 20 – True Stories – Classic Rock – CANCELLED!  [Update 08-19-2023] The True Stories concert, scheduled for Sunday, August 20, has been cancelled due to forecasted weather conditions. We hope to see you next week (Sunday, August 27) for the Side Traxx concert.
🎶 Aug 27 –  Side Traxx – 80 and 90’s dance rock – and UCCA’s Volunteer Recognition Night
New for 2023! The Summer Concerts will be hosted on the new Standley MS Pavilion Stage at Standley Middle School in the grassy area next to the Middle School parking lot on Governor Drive.
 
Standley Park is a fun and family friendly venue with playground and large grassy area. Bring your friends, family and neighbors … and your dancing shoes. Come early with your chairs, blankets, umbrellas, and picnic dinners. Enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors in University City.
 
There is no cover charge; donations are welcome and proceeds benefit the University City Parks Council, event sponsor for the Summer Concerts. The community contact is John Schindel, President, University City Parks Council, at:  jschindel1@san.rr.com

Please note: Concert music is loud; the sound is amplified and projected with speakers located close to the stage. The Summer Concerts are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

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

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