Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Rockin' the Park 2006 in Frisco, Texas

Despite threatening weather, last Saturday night’s Rockin’ the Park (4/29/2006) event drew about six hundred people with a consistent crowd near 400, collected an eighth of a ton of food for Frisco Family Services Center, and presented eleven excellent original acts from in and around Collin County. The crowd was treated to door prizes generously provided by local area merchants (see below).

CCSA would like to thank the City of Frisco’s Parks and Recreation Department, especially Ashley Blanchard, for their sponsorship and help throughout the event. The following individuals and businesses contributed door prizes, technical expertise, equipment and onsite assistance:

Aaron Yuhas (logistics)
Anderson Guitar Gallery
Cable One
David Henington (technical consultant)
Dunn Bros. Coffee
EDS Credit Union
JT Snacks and Rentals (at Hidden Cove Park)
Lone Star Photography, Stevie G! (official photographers)
Marty Sims (technical consultant)
Mentally Cranked Productions (official videographers)
Papa Murphy's Pizza
Sa’diyya’s School of World Dance
Shelley Laine (equipment)

The following acts donated their performances:

Angela Carmen (w/Eric Sykes), C. Aaron Moore, Dan Scot Parr Band (with Neil Dronet), Diane Hart, Faith 11:1, Michael Reames, Paul Gorman, Robert Leahey Group, Ryan Michael Galloway, StoneAge and Teenage Symphony

Watch for upcoming performances, showcases, and open mic nights presented by CCSA or its members. In addition to Dunn Bros. Coffee, expect to see appearances at Gatti-Town, Anderson Guitar Gallery, Hidden Cove Park (JT Snacks and Boat Rentals), and venues in Allen and McKinney. For more information call Ryan Michael Galloway at 972-841-0226.