On Friday night, thousands of people packed into Cesar Chavez Park for the first of the season’s Concerts in the Park series. DJ Epik, Riotmaker, Drop Dead Red, and Island of Black & White kicked off the series.

As headliner Island of Black & White played, attendees of all ages danced and enjoyed the quartet’s sounds.

Here is the lineup for the 2015 Concerts in the Park Series:

May 8: Joy & Madness, Sol Peligro, Zyah Belle & The Funkshun, and Paul Gordon & the Ambient Lounge Experience

May 15: Cripple Creek Band, Golden Cadillacs, Be Brave Bold Robot, Ashley Barron, and DJ Rawhide

May 22: Frank Hannon Band, Alex Vincent Band, Pressure Lounge, Dj Peeti-V

May 29: Blackalicious, DLRN + Stevie Nader, Element Brass Band, and Druskee

June 5: Element of Soul, Burro, Once An Empire, 50-Watt Heavy, and TL Miller/ imf.DRED

June 12: Jonah Matranga, The Storytellers, Kevin Seconds, One-Leg Chuck, and DJ Elements

June 19: Mr. T Experience, The Four Eyes, The Enlows, Rebel Punk, and DJ Whores

June 26: Slaves, A Lot Like Birds, Tell the Wolves, We Went to the Moon, and Z Rokk

July 10: The Soft White Sixties, The Nickel Slots, Justin Farren, Vintage Vandals, and El Conductor

July 17: From Indian Lakes, Sunmonks, Xochitl, and Dusty Brown

July 24: Arden Park Roots, Century Got Bars, J-RAS, Charleee, Ideateam, Braden Scott Band, and Shaun Slaughter

Check the series out on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/cipsacramento) or Twitter (@SacramentoCIP).

Words: Kate Gonzales. Photos: Kate Gonzales and Alejandro Montaño.

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