Pasadena, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger proudly presents the inaugural summer concert festival “Live at the Arboretum” with Grammy award winning artist LeAnn Rimes on Saturday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Tickets start at just $10 and gates open for picnic dining at 5:00 p.m. Live at the Arboretum marks its inaugural debut this summer and is presented by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation, the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation and the Pasadena POPS. Tickets may be purchased at www. PasadenaSymphony-Pops.org or by calling the Pasadena Symphony and POPS box office at 626-623-9472.
LeAnn Rimes is an internationally acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. Globally, she has sold more than 44 million units, won two Grammy® Awards; 12 Billboard Music Awards; two World Music Awards; three Academy of Country Music Awards; one Country Music Association Award and one Dove Award. At 14, Rimes won “Best New Artist” making her the youngest recipient of a Grammy® Award. LeAnn recently inked a worldwide deal with RCA UK who recently released her 16th studio album, Remnants. The album dropped on February 3, 2017 in the U.S. and debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s Independent Album Chart and peaked at No. 3 on iTunes ® overall charts in its first week. The first single to release in the U.S., “Long Live Love” is has peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Chart.
Don’t miss the best outdoor dinner party in town with spacious circular table seating with fine linens, or lawn seating for those who want to bring a blanket – each option carries on the tradition of picnic-dining
with your family and friends! Among many venue amenities, concert goers can enjoy the food court with mouth-watering food trucks plus two beverage centers serving fine wines, beer, coffee and soft drinks.
The Arboretum is located at 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA. Tickets are available for $10, $25 and $35; and are available by calling the box office at (626)-793-7172, online at PasadenaSymphony- Pops.org, or at the Arboretum on the day of the concert.
IF YOU GO:
- What: “LIVE AT THE ARBORETUM” WITH LEANN RIMES
- When: July 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
- Where: The LA County Arboretum | 301 N Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007
- Cost: Tickets start at $10, $25, & $35
- Dining: Gates open at 5:00pm for picnicking. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink or visit one of the many onsite food vendors.
- Parking: Onsite Arboretum parking available. ###ABOUT LEANN RIMESLeAnn Rimes Biography
LeAnn Rimes is an internationally acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. Globally, she has sold more than 44 million units, won two Grammy® Awards; 12 Billboard Music Awards; two World Music Awards; three Academy of Country Music Awards; one Country Music Association Award and one Dove Award. At 14, Rimes won “Best New Artist” making her the youngest recipient of a Grammy® Award. LeAnn recently inked a worldwide deal with RCA UK who recently released her 16th studio album, Remnants. The album dropped on February 3, 2017 in the U.S. and debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s Independent Album Chart and peaked at No. 3 on iTunes ® overall charts in its first week. The first single to release in the U.S., “Long Live Love” has peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Chart.
She had her first national hit at age 13 with the 1996 release of Blue, which remained at the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s country albums chart for more than three months. 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of her debut album, Blue. Out of the 42 singles she has released throughout her expansive career, LeAnn’s song “How Do I Live”, ranks #4 on Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time: Hot 100 Songs,” and it holds the record for being the second longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 15 of her multi- genre singles are top-10 hits, including “Can’t Fight the Moonlight”, which went #1 in 11 countries. She had a hand in penning every song on her 2007’s release Family, which received two GRAMMY nominations. Her last album with Curb Records, Spitfire, was released in June 2013 and was immediately a critics darling, debuting at #9 on Billboard’s Top Country Album chart and #4 on iTunes. An album of greatest hits dance remixes, Dance Like You Don’t Give A …. Greatest Hits Remixes, released the summer of 2014 and went to #1 on the iTunes Dance chart. In 2015, LeAnn released her
third Christmas album titled, Today is Christmas, which is a follow up to her 2014 album, One Christmas.
LeAnn has long-supported a variety of charity organizations including the National Psoriasis Foundation, DAV (Disabled American Veterans), The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, Stand Up For Kids as well as The Trevor Project. She most recently began her work with the Friend Movement, an anti-bullying organization and will be honored this spring with the “Ally of Equality” Award by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) celebrating her 20 years supporting the LGBTQ community.
ABOUT KATHRYN BARGER
Supervisor Kathryn Barger proudly serves the residents of Los Angeles County’s 5th Supervisorial District — the county’s largest — spanning 2800 square miles, which includes 22 cities and 70 unincorporated communities in the San Gabriel, San Fernando, Cresenta, Santa Clarita and Antelope V alleys.
Dedicated to providing effective, responsive representation to the residents of Los Angeles County, Kathryn began her career in public service as a college student intern in the office of Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and rose to become his Chief Deputy Supervisor in 2001, where she served until her election to the Board this past November.
During the course of her County career as chief policy advisor on Health, Mental Health, Social Service and Children’s issues, Kathryn provided leadership to deliver efficient and effective services and programs that have significantly improved the quality of life for foster children, seniors, veterans, the disabled and the mentally ill.
In addition to her efforts to make the visual arts, music and performing arts more accessible, she is an advocate for the environment and efforts to preserve open space, enhance parks, trails, recreational programs and facilities; and strongly supports libraries and after-school programs to serve local communities.
Dedicated to keeping our neighborhoods and communities safe, she has worked with state and federal leaders along with our County District Attorney’s office, Sheriff, and other law enforcement agencies to implement tough laws and vital public safety initiatives.
With a strong sense of fiscal responsibility, Kathryn is dedicated to providing vital county services while protecting financial resources as a responsible steward of taxpayer dollars.
Kathryn was born and raised in the 5th District and comes from a family with deep roots in public service in Los Angeles County. She is married to a retired Sheriff’s deputy and lives in the San Gabriel Valley.