Updated: Sep 15
Royal Palm Beach Commons Park is holding seven concerts this fall as part of Royal Palm Beach’s Fall Concert Nights series. Each show is free and watchable for all ages, highlighted by four tribute shows and three other local bands coming later in the series.
The food and fun last from 5 to 9 p.m. for each show, with the concert starting at 7.
The Cure Tribute kicked off the season Sept. 2.
The Billy Joel Tribute is Sept. 16. Billy Joel, the “Piano Man,” hit stardom in the early 1970s and has earned 23 Grammy nominations and received a Grammy Legend Award in 1990.
The series continues with the Elton John Tribute Oct. 21. His “Rocket Man” nickname comes from his hit single of that name from 1972.
The Toby Keith Tribute takes center stage Nov. 4. Toby Keith is a country singer who started in the heart of country music, Nashville, Tennessee, and his fan favorites include "I Love This Bar," "Should Have Been a Cowboy" and “How Do You Like Me Now?”
On Nov. 18, the park will be filled with reggae vibes from the Bryce Allyn Band, a reggae/rock/funk band led by Bryce Allyn Rutkowski, who has played in Florida for over 20 years. The band consists of Rutkowski on vocals and guitar, Mike Kerr on guitar and vocals, Yazmani Velazquez on bass and vocals and Ryan Weidenfeld on drums.
The music will continue Dec. 2 with Tuxedo Zebra doing rock covers and ends Dec. 16 with Southern Blood’s “Salute to American Southern Rock.” Southern Blood is a throwback to the ’70s and early ’80s, covering artists such as the Allman Brothers Band, Molly Hatchet, the Marshall Tucker Band, Blackfoot and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The band has Greg Smolla on lead guitar and vocals, Jim Robinette on lead vocals, Alan Vine on bass guitar, Drew Preston on lead guitar and vocals and Rodrigo Valente on drums.
Commons Park has a 17,000-square-foot Sporting Center, 3 miles of paved trails, a banquet garden, a 19-acre lake with fishing docks, playgrounds, volleyball courts and much more. Each Food Truck Expo and Concert Night takes place at 11600 Poinciana Blvd. For more information, visit royalpalmbeach.com.