Merced will hold a free concert recognizing the city’s 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 city’s anniversary celebration, see the Facebook page titled "Celebrate Merced: Past, Present & Future.”