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The Palmdale Amphitheater

Live music under the stars in the heart of Palmdale

The Palmdale Amphitheater at Marie Kerr Park is the Antelope Valley’s premier outdoor entertainment venue, providing audiences with a blend of high energy concert performances and community-based programming. Its convenient location, great sight lines and comfortable, grassy seating areas are complemented by Saturday evening concerts and Friday evening Family Movie Nights presented during summer months.

For many years, the City of Palmdale hosted the Starlight Concert Series on a baseball field at Marie Kerr Park, and guests would come as early as 3 am to set out their blankets and stake their spots to watch entertainers perform on a portable stage. There were often smaller events held prior to the concerts, like Family Western Days, Taste of the Valley and the Fourth Saturday Cruise. Soon, however, the concerts were bursting at the seams with guests, and it became clear that a larger venue was needed.

In 2005, after Palmdale residents voted for a bond measure to provide funds for the construction, the Palmdale Amphitheater was opened at the newly expanded Marie Kerr Park site, ushering in a new era. The new amphitheater featured amenities that were not available at the old site, such as permanent restrooms, areas for food vendors, and even a "real" green room for the entertainers.

The Palmdale Amphitheater is a wonderful place for locals and visitors to get together with family and friends to enjoy live music under the stars on Palmdale’s spectacular summer evenings.

Previous Entertainers

2014: Phil Vassar, Fifth Harmony, The Whispers, Banda Machos, Francesca Battistelli, Mark Schultz, Audio Adrenaline, Plumb
2013: Morris Day, Clay Walker, Blue Oyster Cult, Blood Sweat & Tears, Jars of Clay, Kutless, Colton Dixon
2012: Terry Lee Goffee, Catch A Wave, Boys of Summer, Hollywood Stones, Wanted, Sarah Kelly, The Afters, Mercy Me
2011: Evolution, America, Sounds of the Supremes, The Rising, Garth Guy, The Whispers / Tony Toni Tone, Chaka Khan / Keith Sweat, Lincoln Brewster, Group 1 Crew
2010: Lonestar, The Spinners, The Guess Who, En Vogue, Beatlemajesty, Big Daddy Weave, Barlow Girl
2009: Bucky Covington, The Four Tops, Air Supply, The Gregg Rolie Band, Julianne Hough, Richard Smith, Norman Brown, Euge Groove, Superchick, Point of Grace
2008: Craig Morgan, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Temptations, Loverboy, Queen Nation, Rick Braun, Mindy Abair, Spyro Gyra, Shilts
2007: Abbacadabra, Herman’s Hermits, Pam Tillis / Williams & Ree, Phil Vassar, Village People, Exposé, Jeff Golub, Richard Elliott, The Rippingtons, The Guess Who, Carolyn Dawn Johnson
2006: Pablo Cruise, Josh Kelley, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, America, SheDaisy, Blake Shelton, The Beach Boys
2005: Tracy Lawrence, War, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Susan Tedeschi / Blind Boys of Alabama, Sugarland / Vonda Shepard, REO Speedwagon, Styx, John Michael Montgomery
2004: Darryl Worley, The Supremes starring Mary Wilson, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band
2003: Aaron Tippin, Village People, Jeffrey Osborne, Gary Puckett
2002: Bjorn Again, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Oleta Adams, Tracy Byrd
2001: Brad Paisley, Christopher Cross, Eddie Money, The Grass Roots
2000: America, Earl Klugh, Chely Wright
1999: Kenny Chesney, Johnny Rivers, Boney James
1998: David Benoit, Rhett Akins, Paul Revere & The Raiders, John Tesh
1997: Jan & Dean, Marc Collie, Hiroshima, Tom Jones
1996: Peter Noone, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jose Feliciano
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