CITY BEGINS FREE PARK CONCERT SERIES.Byline: - Daily News
Carrying lawn chairs, blankets and coolers, dozens of families gathered at San Fernando San Fernando, city, Argentina
San Fernando (săn fərnăn`dō), city (1991 pop. 144,761), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. Recreation Park on Sunday evening for the first in a monthlong series of free concerts in the park.
The group El Chicano El Chicano is a Latin R&B/brown-eyed soul band from Los Angeles, California, whose influences can be found in rock, funk, soul, blues, jazz, and salsa. Original members included Bobby Espinosa, Freddie Sanchez, Mickey Lespron, Andre Baeza, and John De Luna. was scheduled to kick off the annual summer concert series sponsored by the city of San Fernando.
Upcoming acts include Blue Rhythm Swing Orchestra on Aug. 4, Quetzal quetzal (kĕtsäl`) or quezal (kāsäl`), common name for a magnificent bird of the family Trogonidae (trogon family), found in the rain forests from S Mexico to Costa Rica at altitudes of up to 9,000 on Aug. 11, the Cuban group Maraca on Aug. 18 and Domingosiete on Aug. 25.
The concerts are held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Recreation Park, 208 Park Ave., in San Fernando.
City officials say the annual concert series gives the community a chance to relax while learning about music and the city's cultural history.
Founded in 1874, the city of San Fernando has some of the richest history and culture of any community in the San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. .
The city grew out of the ranching activities at the Mission de San Fernando Rey, founded in 1797 as the 17th of 21 California missions established by Junipero Serra.
By the early 1800s, the settlement had grown into a central trading center for olives, wine and livestock. In the 1840s, the city also played a brief role in the California Gold Rush
The California Gold Rush 1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill. when nuggets Nuggets can refer to several branches of interest:
Thirty years later, San Fernando became the Valley's first organized city, giving it the title ``First City of the Valley.''
(1) Mickey Lespron, lead guitarist for El Chicano, rocks out a solo Sunday at the inaugural summertime concert at San Fernando Recreation Park, sponsored by the city.
(2) Audience members enjoy a free musical performance Sunday on the opening day of a summer concert series.
Andy Holzman/Staff Photographer