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Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bilbrey at (602) 542-1996 or (602) 228-8518 or Monica Enriquez at (602) 542-6997. Contact by Email: pio(at)azstateparks.gov

Catalina State Park's Popular Outdoor Concerts Continue June through December

(Phoenix, Arizona - May 22, 2014) - Catalina State Park's popular concert series on the first Saturday of the month will continue from June through December 2014. Visitors will enjoy an evening concert amid the beautiful landscapes of Catalina State Park.

The concerts will be held at the main trailhead at Catalina State Park. Guests should bring a chair, food and water. The Friends of Catalina State Park will provide FREE popcorn during the concerts. The concerts could be canceled if severe weather occurs.

Schedule
June 7 at 7 p.m. - Annon and the Late Show (jazzed R&B); Food vendor will be on hand.
July 5 at 6:30 p.m. - Fried Squirrel (60s folk music)
August 2 at 7 p.m. - Vision Across The Range (western & native american folk)
September 6 at 6 p.m. - Annon and the Late Show (jazzed R&B)
October 4 at 5 p.m. - Guitar Lounge (cowboy jazz, neo-folk, easy blues)
November 1 at 4:30 p.m. - Saguaro Sunset Bluegrass Band (bluegrass)
December 6 at 3 p.m. - The Jim Howell Band (country, rock, soul/blues)

The Friends of Catalina State Park (FOCSP) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to promote the interests of Catalina State Park, to mobilize support for park projects and activities and to raise funds for the Park. If you like to hike, to cycle, to camp, or to ride the trails at Catalina State Park; if you enjoy the nature programs with the live snakes, gila monsters, and other wild animals; or if you simply enjoy the Park's boulder terrain and mountain vistas, join the Friends of Catalina State Park. For more information about the Friends of Catalina State Park visit friendscsp.org.

For more information about the concerts call Catalina State Park at (520) 628-5798 or visit AZStateParks.com/parks/CATA. Catalina State Park's Entrance Fee is $7 per vehicle (up to four adults). Primitive to full hookup camping sites are available at a fee of $15 to $30 depending on the type of camping site needed. Catalina State Park is located on State Highway 77 (Oracle Road) at mile marker 81, just nine miles north of Tucson and six miles north of Ina Road.

For information about all 27 Arizona State Parks, the Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs and State Historic Preservation Office call (602) 542-4174 (outside of the Phoenix metro area call toll-free (800) 285-3703). Campsite or cave tour reservations can be made online at AZStateParks.com or by calling the Reservation Call Center at (520) 586-2283. Open 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST. Follow AZStateParks on Twitter and Facebook.

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