Gilbert’s Concert in the Park Series

thomas from american idol

The City of Gilbert is hosting a free concert series this March – June. Get your friends and family together and enjoy a night of free live music at the Water Tower Plaza in the heart of Gilbert’s Heritage District. You’ll have a chance to experience local bands perform a variety of different genres throughout the series, including season 15 American Idol contestant Thomas Muglia!

This event is the perfect family activity. Bring a picnic basket filled with snacks and watch your little ones have a great time dancing and listening to the live music.

All concerts are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Here is a list of this Spring’s concerts performers and dates:

  • March 17th – Exit 40 Band
  • March 31st – The Midnight Confessions Band
  • April 7th – Outside the Line
  • April 21st – ’56 Rocks
  • April 28th* – Thomas Muglia: *This concert will be held at the Saint Xavier Campus featuring Season 15 American Idol Contestant Thomas Muglia.
  • May 12th – Sistah’s Too
  • May 26th – Desert Dixie
  • June 2nd – Southwest Surfers

About The Gilbert Concert in the Park Bands

Exit 40 Band
This 4-piece Valley cover band brings a collective 40 years of experience to the stage with their variety of country, old-time rock and roll and standards music to the Gilbert stage.

The Midnight Confessions
This band is a jukebox full of classic hits, covering Good Times Rock and Pop music from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.

Outside the Line
This band features six members and a wide variety of genres from the 60’s to the present Classic Rock, Soft Rock, Pop Rock, R&B, Blues, Smooth Jazz standards and Pop Dance music.

‘56
This four-man classic rock and roll band brings the 50’s back to life with all of your favorite classics, their music will transport you back in time.

Thomas Muglia

Thomas Muglia

Photo courtesy of AZ Central

You may know him from American Idol, but did you know he’s from right here in Gilbert? As a solo artist Thomas plays the guitar, piano and ukulele, and has a versatile acoustic style influenced by John Mayer and Ed Sheeran.

Sistaahs Too
They are a Blues band that features members who are in the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame and will deliver a show full of energy.

Desert Dixie
A country rock band with five members, three of which are Arizona natives. They will bring you original music and a great show.

Southwest Surfers
These seasoned musicians recreate the sound of the Beach Boys and have been creating a fun and exciting musical environment that sells out crowds since 2009.