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Lake Clementia Amphitheater will host five ETC concerts this summer.

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Entertainment, Theatre & Culture's 2015 season takes Rancho Murieta on a trip through the decades, capturing some of the best music of the last 50 years.  Here are six dates you'll want to circle on your calendar right away.

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Kick-Off Event, Sunday, April 12

The season opens with the free kick-off event, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at the Country Club.

The Purple Ones, leading Prince tribute band
Saturday, May 30
Members $20, non-members $30

Based in Oakland, the 10-piece purple ones play homage to The Purple One. Prince, who has recorded 25 albums and sold 100 million worldwide.

The Purple Ones, which have been packing Bay Area venues, are made up of four horns, two guitars, keyboards, drums and fronted by the uncanny voices of Kazam Ali and Pamela Fields.

Party like its 1999 with band members as they faithfully power though hit after hit and deep cuts with classics such as "Little Red Corvette," "1999," "I Feel for You," "I Would Die 4 U," "Controversy," "It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night," "Purple Rain," "When Doves Cry," "Lets Go Crazy," "Darling Nikki," "Computer Blue," "Dirty Mind" and more.

Pride & Joy, pop and soul party band
Saturday, June 20
Members $20, non-members $30

This is a show for people who ike to dance.

Pride & Joy, the pride of the Bay Area, present pop-soul in a show that pulls the audience off of their blankets. They've been on the scene for 25 years, performing sold-out shows all over the Bay Area, around Tahoe and throughout Southern California and Arizona.

Focusing on Motown, Pride & Joy also mixes in '70s, '80s and '90s pop dance favorites. Some of the hits you might hear at a Pride & Joy show include "Respect," "Ain't Too Proud To Beg," "Brick House," "Love Roller Coaster," "Me &and Mrs. Jones," "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Soul Man" and many more.

Super Diamond, the best of Neil Diamond
Saturday, July 11
Members $25, non-members $35

Who doesn't sing along with "Sweet Caroline"? Or "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show"? How about "Song Sung Blue"? If you're a fan of hit machine Neil Diamond, you'll want to be at this show.

It's a different Neil Diamond tribute band than the one that visited Lake Clementia in 2009. This one, featuring Surreal Neil and Super Diamond, began to perform in the Bay Area and then all over the U.S.

Hotel California, a salute to the Eagles
Saturday, Aug. 8
Members $25, non-members $35

Hotel California blends their vocal and musical talents to reproduce the sound of the Eagles studio recordings. The band, comprised of five respected industry professionals, offers a dynamic show that brings the music of the Eagles to life.

Each concert presents an exciting showcase of Eagles mega-hits such as “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight” and “Hotel California” as well as newer releases like “Get Over It” and “Love will Keep Us Alive.” The group also performs select titles from the solo works of Don Henley, Glen Frey and Joe Walsh.

Hotel California drew more than a thousand fans to Lake Clementia when it played here in 2008.

Tainted Love, the best of the '80s
Saturday, Aug. 29
Members $20, non-members $30

It was quite a decade for music, and Tainted Love brings it all home for you -- AC/DC, Beastie Boys, Michael Jackson, Journey, Queen, J. Geils, U2, Van Halen and more.

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