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Feeling The Love at the Party in the Park

Sun., Apr. 30

This pass was all you needed for a day of food, friends and fun at the Love-In Party in the Park on Sunday, April 30th.
This pass was all you needed for a day of food, friends and fun at the Love-In Party in the Park on Sunday, April 30th. (Photo by: Brian Doughty)

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Fans were feeling groovy as Starship and War headlined the annual Love-In Party in the Park in North Miami Beach on Sunday, April 30th,

The 60s flavored music festival features something for everyone; from food trucks to hippie skirt merch.  There are also children's activities, classic cars on display and costume contests for the 60s, 70s,& 80s. You're allowed to bring blankets and chairs and make it a full field day for the family!

Live music is happening all day long, with local bands Havoc 305, Bootleg Rock Band and Big Rock Band getting everyone fired up and ready for the main attractions; War and Starship!

It was a great day to be out in the park, but it was a HOT one!  You had to look long and hard to find a little patch of shade to set up your lawn chairs.

Fans were having fun, tossing frisbees and footballs or just chatting and snacking while waiting for the next group to hit the stage.  The food trucks were doing brisk (and delicious) business and of course, a cold beer really hit the spot in the afternoon heat!

A big crowd gathered in front of the main stage before Starship and Mickey Thomas came bounding out for their set.   The band mixed Starship hits like "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" and "We Built This City" with Jefferson Airplane classics like "White Rabbit" and "Somebody To Love"!   Mickey even threw in "Fooled Around & Fell In Love" from his earlier time in the Elvin Bishop Band!

War closed the concert with feel-good classics like "Spill the Wine", "Slippin' Into Darkness" and of course, "Low Rider"!   The guys sounded great and had fans dancing all the way back to their cars!  

The Love-In Party in the Park is a terrific neighborhood music festival that happens every spring at Greynolds Park and it was obvious there were a lot of veterans of the festival back in attendance again this year!  With FREE parking and such a laid-back atmosphere, you can bet we'll be back to check it out again next year!

 


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