The public will once again recommend and vote for an up-and-coming band to open the concert.
80's icons Pat Benetar and Loverboy will perform at this summer's "Bank of the West Celebrates America" concert on June 28 at Memorial Park.
- The legendary, four-time Grammy award winner Pat Benatar: Joining Benatar for a powerhouse show will be her longtime collaborator and husband, Grammy-award winning Neil Giraldo;
- 1980s hit rock group Loverboy: with four multi-platinum albums, the high-energy Canadian band will rock the park and open for Benatar & Giraldo;
- Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest: on Facebook, the public will once again recommend and vote for an up-and-coming band to open the concert;
- Food Bank for the Heartland: Bank of the West’s seven-year partnership with Food Bank for the Heartland continues, inviting the community to help wipe out hunger;
- Bands’ Merchandise Sales: Concert-goers will have the opportunity to purchase T-shirts, CDs and other items from both bands;
- Dodge Street stage location: the stage will again be on the Dodge Street side of Memorial Park with large screens flanking the stage so concert-goers can easily see performances and be able to text to the screen messages, photos and $5 donations to the Food Bank.