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Music in May at Anthem Community Park kicks off Friday, May 5


ANTHEM – Anthem’s Music in May returns for a 16th season on Friday, May 5, at the amphitheater in the Anthem Community Park.

Four free concerts will be held in the park during the month of May, each on a Friday night from 7-9 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, picnics, and flashlights. Food trucks will be on site for the opening performance; an ice cream truck will be available the remaining weeks.

This year’s lineup includes:

May 5: Georgia Chrome
Georgia Chrome will kick off Music in May for 2017. The group’s catalog includes the latest country hits, old school Americana, and more, including Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, and Taylor Swift hits.

May 12: Bounce
Bounce is a global musical act, with a seven-person band that includes members from around the world: Canada, Austria, and here in the Valley. They have collaborated with a diverse list of entertainers, as well. From Stevie Wonder to B.B. King to Sister Sledge, Bounce has the resume to back up their tremendous talent. The Anthem show will be filled with today’s hits and classics from the past.

May 19: SuperHero
If you’re looking for a high-energy, fun, interactive, and engaging band, then mark this performance on your calendar. SuperHero features music from the 70s to today’s hits.

May 26: NineBall
NineBall will take the stage for the finale of Music in May. This local Phoenix band has been entertaining audiences since 2003, and their set list is sure to feature something for everyone: Justin Timberlake, Tom Petty, Phil Collins, and Florida Georgia Line are just a few of the acts covered by this versatile act.

Music in May attracts about 2,500 residents and guests each week.

Special Events Director Michele DeMichele said, “Music in May rises to the top of everyone’s favorite special event in Anthem. It is an opportunity for our residents to cut loose and enjoy quality live music, beautiful weather (we hope), and time with friends and family. We look forward to another great year at the Amphitheater!”

BrightView Landscapes, The Prickett Group and State Farm-Justin Simons Agency are this year’s Music in May event sponsors.

Concerts take place in the Amphitheater at Anthem Community Park, located at 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy. To learn more about Music in May, visit