MERCED — Merced will hold a free concert recognizing the citys 125th anniversary from 4 to 10 p.m. today in Courthouse Park, near 21st and M streets.
The schedule of bands for the main stage includes:
• 4 to 5 p.m. La Sonora Dinamita De Mina Vasquez
• 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Crystal Syphon
• 7 to 8 p.m. Buster Blue
• 8:30 to 10 p.m. Mike Hammar and the Nails
The event will also feature a second stage with a variety of local music acts, including Cottonwood Creek.
For more information about the citys anniversary celebration, see the Facebook page titled "Celebrate Merced: Past, Present & Future.