Four well-loved bands will be performing Friday night as part of Old Town Temecula’s 12th annual Hot Summer Nights.
The bands will be performing at various venues in Old Town, making for a diverse live music experience.
Aunt Kizzy’s Boys features five talented musicians from Southern California who have been playing the street corner since the early days of the Friday night celebration in Old Town.
In 2006, the band competed in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee and came in at an impressive 2nd place out of 130 bands. In addition, Music Connection Magazine named the band ‘Top 20 Signings of 2008.’
Aunt Kizzy’s Boys will be playing in the Courtyard at Baily’s from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Blues, swing, funk and rock will be the music flavor being played by Hoodoo Blues in front of The Olde Smoke Shoppe on Front Street from 6 to 9 p.m. They have entertained crowds at the Oceanside Blues Fest, Kings Fish House, Rosie O’Grady’s, The Belly Up and The House of Blues.
The Bayou Brothers will be performing at Sweet Lumpy’s from 6 to 9 p.m. The band features members playing a squeezebox, and a washboard in addition to drums and guitar and is known for its Lousiana dance club sound.
They are regulars at Fat Tuesday parties, bayou festivals and anywhere that Zydeco, Cajun and Blues are featured.
Country bluegrass band Kanan Road is rounding out the almost all blues night in Old Town. Three brothers comprise the band from Southern California.
They have been performing together since the band's inception 10 years ago.
The brothers write their own songs and have more than 40 self- produced studio recordings, with a proprietary sound they call “California Country.”
Kanan Road will be performing at The Palomar Inn on the corner of Fifth and Front Streets from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
In addition to the bands that will be playing around Old Town, Q103.3’s Mike Dellinger will have games, music and trivia available. Dynamite Dave and his unique balloon creations will be there, as will Dr. GoodJohn and his magic show.
Hot Summer Nights will be in Old Town every Friday night through September 2.
For more information and to see the schedule visit: www.temeculacalifornia.com