Catalina State Park Expands Music in the Mountains Concert Series

December 6, 2017

PHOENIX – Back by popular demand, Catalina State Park’s concert series is returning in 2018. The series has been renamed “Music in the Mountains” and is expanding to the first and third Saturday of each month from January through April.

Visitors will enjoy an afternoon concert with a scenic view of Catalina State Park’s landscape. The concerts are held at the main trailhead in the 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.

“This is the perfect time of year to visit Catalina State Park and enjoy great evening music,” said Park Manager Steve Haas. “By expanding this concert series, we’re able to provide a popular event to even more of our guests.”

The cost is Catalina State Park's Entrance Fee of $7 per vehicle (up to four adults). For more information, call Catalina State Park at (520) 628-5798 or visit

WHAT: 2018 Music in the Mountains Concert Series

WHERE: Catalina State Park - Located on State Highway 77 (Oracle Road) at mile marker 81, just nine miles north of Tucson and six miles north of Ina Road.

WHEN: First and third Saturday of each month from January through April: January 6 at 2 p.m. featuring Annon and the Late Show (smooth rhythm and blues with a soulful Latin flair); January 20 at 2 p.m. featuring OnesAll (funk/rock); February 3 at 3 p.m. featuring Saguaro Sunset Trio; February 17 at 3 p.m. featuring Bruce Carlson; March 3 at 4 p.m. featuring Marietta Loehrlein; March 17 at 4 p.m. featuring Jaye Parks and the Showcats; April 7 at 5 p.m. featuring Nancy Elliott (acoustic/singing/storytelling); April 21 at 5:30 p.m. featuring Jennifer Rinio (timeless classics).

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