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Party in the Park scheduled Saturday

Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 4:33 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014 5:03 p.m. CDT

Prepare yourself for the "ultimate" Party in the Park Saturday.

This year's Party in the Park will pay homage to some of the most popular bands of the 1970s — The Eagles, Heart and Journey.

Performing the rock music written by the Eagles, such as "Take it Easy," "Hotel California" and "I Can't Tell You Why," is 7 Bridges: the Ultimate Eagles Experience.

7 Bridges, a six-piece Eagles tribute band, is a national touring act based out of Nashville, Tenn.

The band describes themselves as "a tour de force of talent combining incredible musicianship, vocal precision and a stage presence that has garnered them nationwide acclaim."

The band features Jason Manning as Glenn Frey, Keith Thoma as Don Henley, Bryan Graves as Randy Meisner/Timothy B. Schmit, Tony Haan Jr. as Joe Walsh, Blake Hall as Don Felder, and Vernon Roop as Joe Vitale.

Opening

Taking on the sound and stylings of Canadian based rock band Heart is Change of Heart: a Heart Tribute Band, based in Kansas City, Mo.

The real life sisters in Change of Heart will take the audience on a musical tour of Hearts original hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as "Barracuda," "Magic Man" and "These Dreams."

Also performing is Revelation: a tribute to Journey, of Kansas City, Mo.

According to their website, Revelation "started from the love and respect for the musicians that make up one of the best bands out of California, Journey."

Revelation will perform Journey's top hits that have endured the decades, such as "Don't Stop Believin', "Only the Young," and "Faithfully."

Party and ticket info

Party in the Park will be at 6 p.m. with gates opening at 5 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Park Bandshell. The event is open to party goers age 16 and older.

John Kawa, Creston Parks and Recreation Board chairman, said this year's Party in the Park will have pulled pork sandwiches by Big Chris Barbecue and feature some new and exotic beers in the beer garden.

"It's looking good out there," said Kawa. "Let's just hope for the weather to cooperate."

Cross your fingers and purchase your tickets for $15 online at www.redtrucktickets.com or pay $20 at the gate.

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