The City of Rochester's ROC The Park series is marking five years. The summer music series takes place the first Saturday of July, August, and September in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, and kicks off its 2018 run on July 7 with a Latino Music Night. The concert will feature music from Banda Light, Sonidos Unidos, Tipico, DJ Freddy Colon, DJ Bontillo, DJ Johnny Mambo, and Adrian Franco, and Bachata vocalist Chantel Collado will headline the night. On August 4, a ROC The Gospel concert will feature Serena Young, Brandy J, and GHI Music Group. And the September 1 event will be dedicated to Motown and Soul, with an Earth, Wind & Fire tribute by Calvin Palmer and the RBS All Star Band.
ROC The Park takes place Saturdays, July 7, August 4, and September 1, at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 353 Court Street. Music starts at 3 p.m. $6 general; free for ages 12 and under. Advance tickets at the Blue Cross Arena Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com; day-of tickets sold at the gate. rocthepark.com.