ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — The sound of electric guitars, thundering drums and roaring vocals will be echoing from the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona this summer as the Rockin’ the Yard Concert Series makes its return.

The series kicks off on June 3 and will be held in the upper parking lot of the Jaffa Shine Center at 2200 Broad Ave. Seven concerts are scheduled to take place on Friday nights and will feature tribute bands and local artists. Food and drinks will also be available at each event.

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Here are following concert dates and acts:

  • June 3: Separate Ways – Journey Tribute Band with Jack Squat
  • June 17: Mr. Breeze – Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band with Lauren and Joe
  • July 1: Pistol Peg and the Beer Kegs & The Zac Grace Band
  • July 22: Get Your Guns – Guns and Roses Tribute Band with Half Tempted
  • Aug. 5: Us And Floyd – Pink Floyd Tribute Band with Sweet Desire
  • Aug. 19: The Launch – Styx and Boston Tribute Band with Felix and the Hurricanes
  • Sept. 17: October Fest (Details to follow)

Tickets for the concerts can be purchased at various locations including the Jaffa Shrine office. Further event information can be found on the Rockin’ the Yard Facebook page.