GE Family Concert Series

 Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department 2016 GE Summer Family Concert SeriesGE Energy Logo
Co-sponsored by Town of Minden & Carson Valley Inn

Spend an evening with family and friends at Minden Park and enjoy music all summer long.
All concerts are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with the exception of August 26th which will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. All concerts are free of charge due to the generous contributions of local businesses and organizations. 
 2016 GE Summer Family Concert Series Poster

 2016 GE Concerts

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is getting ready for its 2016 GE Family Concert Series. Spend an evening of music with family and friends at Minden Park. Concerts start at 6:30pm and end at 8:30pm with the exception of August 28 which will start at 6pm and end at 8pm. Concerts are free of charge due to the generous contributions of local businesses and organizations.

May 27th will kick off the 2016 series with Paperback Writer, the Beatles Experience which is being co-sponsored by Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant & Distribution Center.

“Paperback Writer - The Beatles Experience will take its audience on a trip through the musical years of the world’s most popular rock group of all time! Hear the hits from the Ed Sullivan Show through the colorful Sgt. Pepper’s years and on to the roof tops of Let It Be performed with “spot on” vocal, look and sound alike ability. Don’t miss Paperback Writer, the true Beatles Experience - A good time to be had by all!”

2016 Concert Line-up

May 27 Paperback Writer - The Beatles Experience
Co-sponsored by Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant & Distribution Center

June 17 Nathan Owens Motown and Soul Review

Co-sponsored by Edgewood Companies

July 15 Jelly Bread
Co-sponsored by Bently Ranch

August 5 Catch A Wave (A Tribute to the Beach Boys)
Co-sponsored by Carson Tahoe Health

August 26 Foreigner Unauthorized (6:00-8:00pm)

Co-sponsored by Dr. James the Dentist

Concessions will available to purchase at the concert sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley and the Carson Valley Lions Club.

We would like to thank all of the 2016 sponsors including: GE Measurement & Control, Town of Minden, Carson Valley Inn, Bently Enterprises, Carson Tahoe Health, Dr. James the Dentist, Edgewood Companies, Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant & Distribution Center, Building Concepts, Inc, Carson City Toyota, Capital Ford, Campagni Auto Group, Carson Valley Lions Club, Gardnerville Health and Rehabilitation Center, Grand Prix Express Car Wash, Guild Mortgage, I'd Eat There, Keigh Cox Design, Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley, Minden Lawyers, LLC, Mort's Auto Body, Nancy McDermid, Nu Systems, Inc, R&S Optimum Offset, Sierra Lutheran High School, Silver State Building Materials, Sports Aviation Foundation, Sullivan Law Offices, The Ridge Resorts, TruNorth Wealth Management, LLC and Vital Signs Graphics & Marketing

Concert Reminders:

No lawn space can be reserved/sectioned off until 7am the day of the concert.
Please do not lay blankets on the lawn until after 5pm the day of the concert. Blankets left out for the day can damage the grass and will be removed.

For the benefit of all visitors to Minden Park who wish to enjoy the concert series, reserved/sectioned off spaces must be no larger than 10’ x 10’.

If tape is used to reserve a section, the tape must be removed for safety and visibility reasons prior to the start of the concert.

Children must be supervised at all times. Playing and climbing on the planters and ramp to the restroom are prohibited. Throwing of hard balls is prohibited for safety reasons but Nerf balls will be allowed, as long as they are being used safely.

We love dogs, however for their safety and the safety of all concert goers, please leave them at home.

In order to allow everyone to enjoy the concerts the event will be closing 5th street to allow motor homes parking and concessions. RV parking will be allowed in a designated area only starting at 9am the day of the concerts and an RV Pass is required. Please call the recreation department prior to the concerts to receive a pass at (775) 782-5500 ext. 1.
RV parking at other locations around the park obscures the line of sight for Minden homeowners around the park.

For more information please contact the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department at (775) 782-5500 ext. 1.

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