2024 Music at the Park

The headlining band is The Freestyle Band, a well-known quintet also called The Five Stars, that performs around the Pacific Northwest. They often perform at South-East Asian festivals in three languages with songs from Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand.

Preceding the headliners are three seasoned local artists showcasing the burgeoning of talent among the younger generation of our immigrant and heritage communities.

3:00 – 3:30 Members of Mariachi Alma Nueva joined by Mariachi del Pacifico de PLU who bring their contemporary take on Mexican Mariachi performance
3:40-4:10 Alt singer-songwriter Erina McLaren and her band performing mostly original material
4:20-4:50 Puget Sound area poet and former Seattle Youth Poet Laureate, Sah Pham, reading from her poetry, some of which focuses on her mother’s journey to the US in the late 1970’s
5:00 – 8:00 The Freestyle Band

Food vendors, artisan booths, and the beautiful location of the Chinese Reconciliation Park will make this a splendid way to spend a spring afternoon in Tacoma. Discover or rediscover some great music from the Tacoma area.

This year’s event, organized by CRPF, is made possible by the generous support of Tacoma Creates and Old Town Music Society: Music in Old Town Fund.