25 Mar Safety Is Key at Bands on the Beach Hands. Face. Space. Do Your Part!
by Katie King |Katie@ewbullock.com
Safety Is Key at Bands on the BeachHands. Face. Space. Do Your Part!
Pensacola Beach, Fla. – (March 25, 2020) – Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, begins next month, so the Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) wants to remind the public that COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place this season.
The SRIA is encouraging all attendees to take appropriate COVID-19 preventative measures by masking up, socially distancing themselves from others, and following the guidelines of local health authorities.
“We are looking forward to hosting Bands on the Beach, once again, from the beautiful white sands of Pensacola Beach,” said Paolo Ghio, executive director of the SRIA. “In order to have this event in as safe a manner as possible, we need your help. We need the public to do its part by continuing to follow the CDC guidelines. There is plenty of beach and paved area to social distance.”
All SRIA staff will remain masked during each event and hand sanitizer will be provided at the SRIA tent.Regarding apparel sales, attendees will not be allowed to handle any merchandise prior to purchase in an effort to prevent contamination. In addition, the SRIA requests the public use exact change for all sales, if possible.
Please note: Pets and glass are still prohibited.
The free concert series features performers for every musical taste and is held each Tuesday night, from 7-9 p.m., beginning April 6 and running through October 26.
Bands on the Beach 2021 Schedule:
- April 6 Whitesands Panhandle Band
- April 13 Doc Johnson Band
- April 20 Not Quite Fab
- April 27 Bay Bridge BandMAY
- May 4 Touch of Gray
- May 11 On the Rox
- May 18 The Astronauts
- May 25 Karli RyanJUNE
- June 1 Tyler Mac
- June 8 Modern Eldorados
- June 15 Elvis Remembered
- June 22 Sandy Roots
- June 29 Class XJULY
- July 6 Johnny Earthquake & The Moondogs
- July 13 Reunion Band
- July 20 Pearl and the Rhinestones
- July 27 Knee Deep BandAUGUST
- Aug 3 Cristi Dees BAD JUJU
- Aug 10 Slight Return
- Aug 17 Crosstown
- Aug 24 Mass Kunfuzion
- Aug 31 High Time BandSEPTEMBER
- Sept 7 Memory Lane
- Sept 14 Mr. Big & The Rhythm Sisters
- Sept 21 Southern Breeze
- Sept 28 True Blue BandOCTOBER
- Oct 5 Jessie Ritter
- Oct 12 Dr. Breeze
- Oct 19 Holly Shelton
- Oct 26 String Farm
For more information, call the SRIA at (850) 932-2257 or go to visitpensacolabeach.com for the latest updates.Pensacola Beach is owned by Escambia County, Fla., and is under the direction of the Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA). The SRIA was created by the Florida legislature in 1947 under Chapter 24500. The SRIA does not receive tax support from the taxpayers of the county. It is fully funded from lease fees collected from business and residences on the beach. The SRIA board is made up of six members; five are named by members of the Escambia County Board of Commissioners whose term is the same as the commissioner who appointed them. Registered voters on Pensacola Beach elect the sixth member. The elected member’s term is two years.