Coming on the 20th Anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, the community of Rossmoor is preparing for a patriotic Foodie Fest, according to the General Manager of the Rossmoor Community Services District.
According to Joe Mendoza, General Manager of the RCSD, there will be a tribute to local first responders, including a display by the local fire and police agencies. Also, he said there will be a special remembrance of all heroes related to the original attack on Sept. 11, 2001.
Moreover, he said many American flags will be on display as an additional tribute to the heroes of 9/11.
Gregg Young and 2nd Street band is preparing for a major patriotic performance at the next Foodie Fest, the band leader said this week.
Elite Special Events organizer Ted Holcomb said the Sept. 11 Foodie Fest will be the last one of the 2021 summer season. The event is free and open to the public, said Holcomb.
He said the event will have 10 of the top-rated food trucks in Orange County, a carnival area for the kids and live music featuring The Meercats, Hunting Waldo and headliners Gregg Young and the 2nd St Band.
Gregg Young is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and owner and founder of Shore Records. He is an ASCAP Composer Publisher, Grammy voting member and has been the Music Director at the iconic Dome Arclight Entertainment Center in Hollywood for over a decade, until the pandemic hit. He is a self-established top-tier musician in today’s saturated music industry.
Young also leads Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band, the house band at the Dome Arclight Entertainment Center. Appearing with Young, will be Felice Hernandez, vocals, Viva Vinson, vocals, Grammy nominated Kirkwood Coakley, bass and vocals, Casey Jones, drums and vocals and Joey Navarro on keyboards.
The event will take place from 2-8pm with the Gregg Young Band starting at 6:00pm. The event is Free to the public! Organizers invite local residents to “bring your beach chairs and picnic blankets and enjoy a day of great food, music and family fun.” The event has grown in popularity each month this year, said Holcomb, alerting potential visitors to “make sure you come early and reserve your spot.”
For more information, please call 310-560-9122. Rush Park address: 3001 Blume Dr, Rossmoor.