Rock band Echoswitch plays June 23 at Solvang Park.

Rock band Echoswitch plays June 23 at Solvang Park. (Courtesy photo)

Solvang Music in the Park retuns June 23 with weekly concerts, 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Solvang Park. Kicking off the program will be local favortie hard rock band Echoswitch, which counts Solvang Mayor Charlie Uhrig as part of its lineup. Next up on the roster is local rock band Livewire.

Year after year, Music in the Park has brought the community together and has provided valley residents of all ages with a way to enjoy summer evenings.

Attendees should bring lawn chairs, picnic blankets, and their own food; or get a meal from one of Solvang’s restaurants. Most bars and tasting rooms will be serving alcoholic beverages in closed containers, which are welcome at Solvang Park.

Solvang Music in the Park 2021 schedule:

June 23 – Echoswitch: Charlie Uhrig & sons, hard rock

June 30 – Livewire: Local rock party band

July 7 – Cuesta Ridge: Lively country

July 14 – Sean Wiggins: Originals and covers (Janis, Adel, Guns n Roses, Aretha, Garth Brooks)

Juy 21 –  Noach Tangeras: Alternate country

July 28 –  Ghost Monster: Upbeat R&R, ’50s to contemporary, classic country, some originals

Aug. 4 – The Mother Corn Shuckers: Seven-piece band Americana and Beergrass

Aug. 11 – Sound Investment: Six-piece dance band (Etta James-Bruno Mars)

Aug. 18 –  Cadillac Angels: American heartland

Aug. 25 – Low Down Dudes: Classic rock ‘n roll dance band