SHAMROCK-N-ROLL AT THE PLAYHOUSE
FREE COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY AND CONCERT
CELEBRATING THE OPENING OF
ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
SUNDAY, MARCH 17 – ST. PATRICK’S DAY
FEATURING LIVE BANDS, THE CHERRY BOOM BOOM DANCERS, STONE BREWING COMPANY BEER GARDEN, FOOD TRUCKS, LOCAL ART SHOW BY ZONA ROSA, CRAFTING BY LITTLE JUNEBUGS, AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH
JANIS JOPLIN’S PSYCHADELICALLY PAINTED 1965 PORSCHE
PASADENA, CA (March 4, 2013) – The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran Executive Director), announced today that a “SHAMROCK-N-ROLL at The Playhouse” community Saint Patrick’s Day concert event will celebrate the opening of ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN on Sunday, March 17, from 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m on El Molino Avenue in front of the theatre.
The “SHAMROCK-N-ROLL” event will feature an outdoor stage where Dread Zeppelin, Cerny Brothers, Shillaly Brothers and Aquarius will perform free concerts. The Cherry Boom Boom dancers will perform 60s-style dancing in the evening hours of the event. A beer garden, sponsored by Stone Brewing Company will be selling beer, wine and concessions in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day (21 and older, valid I.D. required for entry) along with several local food trucks selling their specialties. Zona Rosa will be hosting live music, a local rock ‘n’ roll themed art gallery and selling coffee beverages. Local crafting store, little junebugs, will host face painting and “Crafty Bingo” from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and “Adult Crafting Cork Art” (18 and older, $15 admission charge) from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Janis Joplin’s psychedelically painted 1965 365c Porsche Cabriolet will be on display, in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum and courtesy of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Janis had purchased the Porsche in 1968 from a Beverly Hills dealership for $3,500 and asked friend Dave Richards to paint it psychedelic colors for $500. She was known to drive around Los Angeles with the top down, laughing with her carefree spirit. The Sierra Madre Collection will host a photo opportunity with the Porsche for a charitable donation, and additional classic Porsches will be on display. Other events and activities to be announced.