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June 10, 2010
Fountains at Roseville brings back free summer entertainment

A Roseville shopping center is launching an encore of its free summer concert series after a wildly popular debut last year.

More than 15,000 people attended the Fountains at Roseville's summer entertainment series in 2009, Fountains spokeswoman Heather Atherton said.

This year's series will again feature concerts on Saturday and Wednesday evenings, as well as street fairs, music and dancing on Friday nights.

The first of the series' weekend concerts begins Saturday with The Sun Kings, a Beatles tribute band. The Saturday night concerts are held from 8 to 10 p.m. every Saturday through early September.

Wednesday night concerts, held from 7 to 9 p.m. weekly, feature a wide range of music genres, from funk to country.

This summer, street fairs will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. every first Friday of the month (June 4, July 2, Aug. 6 and Sept. 3). The festivals include live music, a beer and wine garden, artisans, crafters and car clubs.

The remaining Friday nights will be "Flashback Friday" themed nights from 7 to 9 p.m. and feature music and dancing. Roseville Dance will provide dance exhibitions and lessons every third Friday of the month, she said.

Click the link below to see a line-up of bands and events, .

Fountains at Roseville Summer Entertainment Series

WEDNESDAYS 7 to 9PM

June 9 Lightning Hand (Blues/Classic Rock)
June 16 Golden Cadillacs (Cal Country)
June 23 A Train (Classic Rock)
June 30 Mother Mayhem (80's/90's)
July 7 Pinkie and Blind Resistance (Blues/Classic rock)
July 14 Proxy (60 Revue/ 1960s to 90s)
July 21 Juicy Band (R&B)
July28 Dave Russell (Country Top Hits)
Aug. 4 LatinRockIt (Santana Review)
Aug. 11 One Way Ticket (1970s/1980s rock)
Aug. 18 Fox Trot Mary (Funk/Soul)
Aug. 25 Catfish & The Crawdaddies (New Orleans R&B)
Sept. 1 Linda Bracamonte Band (Nashville Country Blues)
Sept. 8 Fate Under Fire (Indie Rock)

FIRST FRIDAYS 6 to 10PM (ALL OTHER FRIDAYS 7 to 9PM)

June 4
First Friday-Street Fair (Acoustic rock, Frankie Rodriquez Duo, classic cars/hot rods)
June 11 Flashback Friday (theme: Motown Madness' AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
June 18 Flashback Friday (theme: Latin Dance; AllStarDJ/Roseville Dance)
June 25 Flashback Friday (theme: Back To The Beach; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
July 2 First Friday-Street Fair (Acoustic blues/cover; Blue Vinyl Corvettes)
July 9 Flashback Friday (theme: Country hoedown; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
July 16 Flashback Friday (theme: West/East Coast; AllStarDJ/Roseville Dance)
July 23 Flashback Friday (theme: Family Night; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
July 30 Flashback Friday (theme: 80's Rule; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
Aug. 6 First Friday-Street Fair (Acoustic jazz; Doug Pauly, Meleva Steiert)
Aug. 13 Flashback Friday (theme: Disco 70's; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
Aug. 20 Flashback Friday (theme: Night Club 2-Step; AllStarDJ/Roseville Dance)
Aug. 27 Flashback Friday (theme: 1950s/1960s sock hop; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood)
Sept. 3 First Friday-Street Fair (Acoustic cover/1990's; PointDexter)
Sept. 10 Flashback Friday (theme: Family Night; AllStarDJ/Melanie Greenwood; exotic cars - Lamborghini/ Porsche/Ferrari)

SATURDAYS 8 to 10PM

June 12 The Sun Kings (Beatles Tribute)
June 19 Code Blue (Classic Rock Cover 1970/1980's)
June 26 The Chris Gardner Band (Country)
July 3 Sacramento Blues Revue (Show Blues)
July 10 One Headlight (1990's/ Alt Rock)
July 17 Crosswinds (Latin/Rock)
July 24 Superlicious (1980's Flashback)
July 31 Caribbean Jazz (Reggae/Calypso)
Aug. 7 The Remnantz (Classic Rock/1960s and 70s)
Aug. 14 Blue A Fuse (Blues/Classic Rock)
Aug. 21 Groove Thang (R&B/Funk/Disco)
Aug. 28 The Pyronauts (Surf Rock)
Sept. 4 Junk Funkies (Disco/1970)
Sept. 11 The Indestructibles (Party 1980s)

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