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‘West is Best’ Series to Feature Live Music at the Healing Garden

Get ready for the free series featuring Motown, classic rock, Eagles hits, and more

What’s better than a summer concert? A free summer concert! The West Alameda Business Association (WABA) is launching an exciting new Summer Series, “West is Best,” to celebrate the spirit of community, art, and live music in the heart of West Alameda. Three free music events are scheduled at the Healing Garden, 1435 Webster Street, along with a variety of mini-events.

Alameda Post - the poster for the Healing Garden concert series "West is Best"

The inaugural music event of the Summer Series will be on June 16, 4 to 6 p.m., featuring Pop Rocks, with a dynamic blend of high-energy hits spanning from Motown to ’80s and ’90s bangers.

The second event of the Summer Series will follow Alameda’s 4th of July Parade with Hat Trick taking the stage from 2 to 4 p.m. This vintage classic rock band guarantees an unforgettable experience with triple shots of iconic artists like the Grateful Dead, Joe Walsh, and Neil Young.

The final live music event of the Summer Series, on August 18, from 4 to 6 p.m., will feature Midnight Flyer, who will enchant the audience with their heartfelt renditions of the Eagles’ greatest hits, showcasing their passion and energy.

In addition to the stellar musical lineup, West is Best will feature vintage markets curated by the Patina & RUST Alameda, cocktails by the Fireside Lounge, and local artisans showcasing their talents, and kids’ activities will ensure fun for the whole family.

  • June 16: Merchants and Vendors 2 – 6:30 p.m., Live Entertainment 4 – 6 p.m.
  • July 4: Merchants and Vendors noon – 4 p.m., Live Entertainment 2 – 4 p.m.
  • August 18: Merchants and Vendors 2 – 6:30 p.m., Live Entertainment 4 – 6 p.m.
Admission is free.

For more information about the West is Best Summer Series and WABA, visit the West Alameda Business Association website.

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