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Boathouse on the Bay Presents A Totally 80’s Dance Party

Jun 12, 2022

5:15 PM

Boathouse on the Bay Presents A Totally 80’s Dance Party

Jun 12, 2022 5:15 PM

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Boathouse on the Bay

Join your Long Beach Symphony as we kickoff  summer on the Alamitos Bay waterfront!

The Boathouse on the Bay restaurant is kicking off its new outdoor summer concert series on June 12, 2022 with A Totally 80’s Dance Party benefitting the Long Beach Symphony. Conducted by Symphony Music Director, Eckart Preu, musicians from the symphony will join a six-piece rock band in a celebration of the greatest hits of the 80’s. Dance the night away to selections by George Michael, Wham, Bryan Adams, U2, Billy Joel, Bonnie Tyler, Scorpions, Starship, Sheena Easton and more! Opening the night’s festivities will be King Salmon and the Funk Yard Horns.

This outdoor concert provides spectacular waterfront views and festive environment. Guests have the option of purchasing tickets for the concert only, the concert with preferred seating and a $50 dinner credit at one of 14 area restaurants, or a VIP package that includes reserved seating, valet parking, two drink tickets, dinner and VIP tent access. If you don’t opt for an early dinner, ticket holders are welcome to bring their own food and beverage, similar to our Pops concerts!


REWIND, A Celebration of the 80’s

REWIND is a musical time warp to a time when big hair and parachute pants ruled. A fun-filled show performed by the stunning combination of our core band with full symphony orchestra, REWIND gives audiences the chance to hear their favorite songs from the 1980s like “Faith” by George Michael”,, “Celebration” by Kool & The Gang, “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler, “Kyrie” by Mister  Mister, and more in a brand new way.


King Salmon and the Funk Yard Horns

King Salmon and the Funk Yard Horns perform fun and energetic R&B, funk, soul and rock that you’ll recognize, want to sing along with, and dance to.  They specialize in funky dance tunes from the 70’s and 80’s, as well as current hits, originally recorded by such artists as Earth Wind and Fire, Average White Band, Stevie Wonder, Kool and the Gang, KC and the Sunshine Band, etc.  Band members have recorded with and/or toured the world as a member of or supporting act for such artists as David Bowie, U2, The Police, Berlin, etc. King Salmon and the Funk Yard Horns regularly perform at Southern California events, festivals and clubs.


Participating Restaurants

Boathouse on the Bay, Ballast Point Brewing Company, George’s Greek Cafe on 2nd Street, Mahé, Malainey’s Grill, Michael’s on Naples, Naples Rib Company, Nick’s on 2nd Street, Nico’s, Ola Mexican Kitchen, Riley’s on 2nd Street, Saint & Second, San Pedro Fish Market, and Tantalum

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