Apr 10, 201510:59 AMThe Weekender

Walk (or dance) down memory lane this summer with concerts by Huey Lewis, The Beach Boys, Boyz II Men and more

Walk (or dance) down memory lane this summer with concerts by Huey Lewis, The Beach Boys, Boyz II Men and more

Portraits courtesy of Thunder Valley Casino Resort

Clockwise from top right: Boyz II Men, Alice in Chains, Huey Lewis & the News, The Beach Boys and others will take us down musical memory lane this summer.

Do you love the '80s? What about the '60s, '70s or '90s? From The Beach Boys to Boyz II Men and Huey Lewis & the News, a new lineup of retro acts are coming to the Sacramento region this summer. Get ready to have some fun, fun, fun in the sun.

Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick
June 6
British guitarist Peter Frampton co-headlines with rockers Cheap Trick at Thunder Valley this June. Frampton, a Grammy-winning artist who was inducted into Nashville’s Musicians Hall of Fame in 2014, will perform classics like “Do You Feel Like We Do” and “Baby! I Love Your Way,” while Cheap Trick will bring what Rolling Stone characterizes as a “blend of Beatles-style pop, hard rock chops, and a cartoonish stage act” to the table with hits like “The Flame,” “Surrender” and “I Want You to Want Me.” $37.75-$179.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com

311 and Pepper
June 12
The five-piece alternative rock band 311 from Omaha, Nebraska, developed a cult in the early ’90s, the with its mix of funk, rap, reggae and rock. At this Thunder Valley appearance, expect to hear throwbacks to the band’s early days, including “Down,” the single from the group’s 1995 multiplatinum-selling self-titled album, as well as songs from more recent releases, such as “The Great Divide” and “Ebb and Flow” from last year’s Stereolithic. Also on stage this evening will be the alt-rock band Pepper. Expect the trio’s set to sample from its eight studio albums, including its eponymous 2013 release, which reached No. 14 on Billboard’s alternative albums chart. $29.75-$169.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com

Tesla
June 13
The Sacramento-based, multiplatinum-selling band takes over Thunder Valley’s amphitheater with songs off its seventh studio album, Simplicity, which was released last June, as well as hits from its early days like “Signs,” “Paradise,” “What You Give” and “Love Song.” The Oakland-based band Y&T will open with its signature brand of hair metal rock, wailing on tracks like “Mean Streak,” “Contagious” and the beach party anthem “Summertime Girls.” $32.75-$169.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com

George Thorogood and Brian Setzer
June 19
This co-headlined concert will rock this town, rock it inside out with the high-energy combo of blues-rocker George Thorogood and rockabilly idol Brian Setzer. Coming off their “Badder Than Ever” cross-country spring tour, Thorogood and his band The Destroyers will break out their hits like “Bad to the Bone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” and “I Drink Alone.” Meanwhile, Setzer, who career includes fronting groups like the Stray Cats and The Brian Setzer Orchestra, will perform a mix of his classic tunes like “Stray Cat Strut” and “Sexy & 17,” as well as new songs from his 2014 album Rockabilly Riot: All Original. $29.75-$159.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com

The Beach Boys
June 20
Have fun, fun, fun at Cache Creek Casino, where The Beach Boys—led by founding member Mike Love—will be bringing back vintage summertime tunes like “Surfin’ U.S.A.,” “Good Vibrations,” “California Girls” and “Kokomo.” Fun Sactown fact: The band’s 1964 live album, which was its first to reach No. 1, was recorded at Memorial Auditorium, and a new version with additional tracks was released in 2014 under the name Live in Sacramento 1964. $75 & $89. 4 & 7:30 p.m. Cache Creek Casino Resort. 14455 Hwy 16. Brooks. 530-796-3118. cachecreek.com

Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey: Celebrating 50 Years of Peter, Paul & Mary
June 21-22
The two surviving members of the trio Peter, Paul & Mary, which made an auspicious debut in 1962 with its self-titled album that rose to the top of the charts within the first three months and has since earned five Grammys, will bring ’60s folk music to Folsom this summer. At the Harris Center concert, Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey will honor the memory of their late bandmate Mary Travers through stories and songs like “If I Had a Hammer,” “Puff the Magic Dragon,” and “Blowin’ in the Wind.” $39-$65. Sun. 2 p.m. Mon. 7:30 p.m. Harris Center for the Arts. 10 College Pkwy. Folsom. 608-6888. harriscenter.net

Peter Cetera
July 4
Time to flick your Bic lighter app: Peter Cetera, who has been singing and writing love songs for more than 40 years, gets ready to set heart afire at Cache Creek this summer. Expect to hear many of his career highlights from both his days as the lead singer of Chicago and as a solo artist, such as “You’re the Inspiration,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “The Glory of Love,” “The Next Time I Fall” and “After All.” $65-$89. 8 p.m. Cache Creek Casino Resort. 14455 Hwy 16. Brooks. 530-796-3118. cachecreek.com

Alice in Chains
July 25
After breaking onto the rock scene with its 1992 album Dirt and unofficially disbanding a few years later, Alice in Chains came back in 2009 with Black Gives Way to Blue, the group’s first studio album in almost 15 years. Led by original guitarist Jerry Cantrell, this grunge-metal band will perform moody jams from The Devil Put the Dinosaur Here (its 2013 album), which The Guardian says “merge seamlessly with the tectonic metal, acid rock sprawls and funereal acoustic churns” of the original group’s dark and melancholy tunes like “Rooster,” “Man in the Box” and “No Excuses.” $32.75-$149.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com

Huey Lewis & the News with Eddie Money
July 31
Thirty-five years after releasing their first album Huey Lewis & the News are still workin’ for a livin’. Take a trip back to the Back to the Future era with ’80s hits like “The Power of Love,” “The Heart of Rock & Roll,” “Hip To Be Square” and “I Want a New Drug.” Also on the bill is rocker Eddie Money (“Take Me Home Tonight,” “Two Tickets to Paradise”), who is returning to Thunder Valley after performing there with Rick Springfield and Loverboy last summer. $39.75-$169.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com

Boyz II Men and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds
Aug. 22 The R&B powerhouse Boyz II Men—who burst onto the music scene in 1991 with their debut album Cooleyhighharmony (which included hits like "Motownphilly" and "It's So Hard to Say Goodby to Yesterday") and whose single "End of the Road" spent a whopping 13 weeks on top of the Billboard charts, breaking a record previously held by Elvis Presley—will share the stage with their "End of the Road" co-writer Babyface, who has earned 11 Grammys throughout his illustrious career as a writer and producer, and also achieved success as a solo artist with songs like "When Can I See You."  $43.75-$189.75. 7 p.m. Thunder Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater. 1200 Athens Ave. Lincoln. 408-7777. thundervalleyresort.com