Supergroups Rock at Music in the Mountains

The PettyBreakers, A Tribute to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Saturday Night

____ Saturday, July 19, Music in the Mountains is celebrating the on-stage fusion of these two iconic classic rock legends and their music featuring “World’s Greatest” tribute bands, DSB, America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey, with special guest, The PettyBreakers, A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, at the Big Bear Discovery Center amphitheater, outdoors under the stars.

Heartland Rock reached its commercial peak in the 1980’s by such singer-songwriters as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Segar, John Mellencamp and Tom Petty. Meanwhile, Journey, an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1973 by former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch, enjoyed their strongest commercial success between 1978 and 1987 releasing a series of hit songs, including 1981’s Don’t Stop Believin; in 2009, becoming the top-selling catalog track in iTunes history.

DSB, America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey, was the first tribute band to be voted “World’s Greatest” and helped launch the AXS cable network, “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” as voted by their fans. In addition, The PettyBreakers were inducted into this rather “Hall of Fame” for tribute bands in 2014.

Music in the Mountains is a fund-raising concert series for the Big Bear Discovery Center helping to educate over 200,000 annual visitors. The Center is a program of the nonprofit Southern California Mountains Foundation.

Closing the 2014 Summer Music in the Mountains series will be newcomer to the Big Bear Valley, Led Zepagain, Tribute to Led Zeppelin, on August 30 with special guest, Lighthouse Youth Orchestra, comprised of local Big Bear students under the direction of Sharon Rizzo.

Tickets are on sale at All parking at the Discovery Center will be pre-paid through ticket packages. Parking gates will open at 5:00 P.M. all shows. General admission parking is free and available at Meadows Edge Trailhead located ¼ mile west of the Discovery Center entrance. Free shuttles will run from 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Complimentary handicap parking will be available on a first-come basis at the Discovery Center with appropriate tag or license plate as available.

A beer, wine, and cocktail bar will be open for service offering a great selection of imports and domestic beers; popular red and white wines, custom-made margaritas and themed beverages. Fun and casual food will be available through new concessionaires at very family-friendly prices; hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, kettle corn and more.

Reserved bench seating and general admission seating available on a first-come basis; however, members of the Southern California Mountains Foundation will have early access (Noon to 3:00 P.M.) to reserve their seats prior to gates open. General admission ticket holders must bring their own beach chairs for the open and casual seating areas.

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