Eddie Money - Rock icon Eddie Money will perform for the first time at this year’s Love-In Party in the Park with an all-star band! Money began his career in the late 1970s and the early days of MTV and music videos launched him into stardom. He is an accomplished musician who sings, writes, plays the saxophone, harmonica and piano. He has recorded over a dozen albums of his own (selling over 28 million records), and has done numerous projects in television and film. Some of his hits include "Two Tickets To Paradise, ""Baby Hold On, " "Walk On Water, " "Think I'm In Love," and "Shakin. “
Local performances by:
The Mojo Scoundrels - Formed in 2005, The Mojo Scoundrels are a Miami based cover band playing unforgettable favorites of the classic music era of the 60’s and 70’s to the hits of today. From Motown to funk, classic rock to modern pop, The Mojo Scoundrels give the audience what they want and more! Featuring the double threat of lead vocalist and multi- instrumentalist Brett Brown, along with the seductive yet powerful lead vocals of Bryah Brown, The Mojo Scoundrels light the stage on fire with every performance. Add the sizzling rhythm section of the “ultimate showman”, Huey Samuel on bass, and Mike Slichter on drums, The Mojo Scoundrels are a force that will not be tamed. With the indomitable stylings of guitarist Robert Zisook, and the sheer virtuosity of keyboardist Willie Brown, The Mojo Scoundrels take this “cover band” to a whole new level. Whether it’s the sheer joy of Rick James “Give It To Me Baby”, the inspiration of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” or the raw power of the Ike and Tina Turner classic “Proud Mary”, The Mojo Scoundrels put themselves into the music to create an energy audiences are calling “The Mojo Scoundrel Experience.”
Mr. Nice Guy - Mr. Nice Guy is South Florida's premier classic rock group. The band formed in 2002 features 3 dynamic lead vocalists, and the tightest rhythm section in Florida according to Jimi Robinette of Main Event talent. This seven piece band covers anything from Aerosmith to Zeppelin, Beatles to Yes, Cocker to Stevie Wonder...and does so with high energy and precision. Several of the band members have performed in bands with artists such as KC and the Sunshine Band, Clarence Clemons , Tony Stevens of Foghat, and The Village People. Mr Nice Guy recently opened up shows with ZZ Top and The Outlaws.
Blackstar - Blackstar is a multifaceted, Miami-based cover band that has been around in many different forms since 1989. Blackstar is highly versatile and capable of playing a wide variety of songs but is focused on mainly playing songs that people love but don't usually get to hear. In 2007, a three-piece horn section, "The Schmokin' Section," was added along with a whole new dimension enabling Blackstar to effectively execute songs that few cover bands can play. Currently, Blackstar is comprised of six permanent members: Don Hyink, founding member and band leader (lead vocals/lead guitar), Karl Ellins (bass/keys/background vocals, groovemaster), Bruce Turkel (trumpet/harmonica/vocals/hype man), Allen Lynch (drums), Carlos Avila (trombone/musical director), Oscar Dudamel (Alto and Tenor sax/flute/clarinet), and the newest member and Grammy-award winning musician Paul Hoyle (piano, bass, vocals). Blackstar also features multiple guest artists and friends of the band that frequently join in on the fun.