About the 2023 Cover Artist: Michael Ives

  Gifts and Prints are Available for Purchase WEBSITE GIFTS PRINTS Local studio artist Michael Ives creates paintings of Coronado with a fun, whimsical and vivid style all his own. The eye-catching Concert in the Park painting was selected as the cover for the 2023 program. It captures the remarkable, energy and excitement of the Coronado Community’s summer-long concert venue in Spreckels Park. The scene celebrates the iconic elements and individuals as they laugh, dance and enjoy the music. Expelled from Catholic School for being a wise-acre and receiving a D- in the only art class he...

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It Takes a Village

Dedicated Crews Keep Concerts Functioning After the music has faded, the blankets have been folded and the picnic baskets have been collected and carted away, the crew from Coronado Public Services begins crisscrossing Spreckels Park readying our center-city jewel for another week of summer enjoyment. The city workers work tirelessly to keep Spreckels Park safe, clean and functioning for our concerts. Bike Lock Donation Every Sunday, we are fortunate to have members of Coronado’s finest attend the concert and help us give away bicycle locks, generously donated by Holland’s Bicycles. Summer...

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