Alive@Five 2014 line-up announced: The Beach Boys, Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler and more

The Beach Boys, Barenaked Ladies, KC and the Sunshine Band, Ed Kowalczyk and the triple threat of Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth will perform at Alive@Five this year, organizers announced Monday.

The series kicks off July 10 and continues every Thursday until Aug. 14 at Columbus Park in Downtown Stamford. The final act, slated to perform on Aug. 7, has yet to be announced.

Entry to the series is $10 this year, with a special “$5@5” deal — $5 entrance fee, $5 for beer and wine — between 5 and 6 p.m.

This year marks the return of Alive@Five vets Blues Traveler, who performed at the series in 2008, and Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth, who appeared the following year. The Beach Boys closed out the series in 2010. New faces include KC and the Sunshine Band, Barenaked Ladies and Ed Kowalczyk, frontman of the band Live.

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Here’s the dates for each performer:

KC and the Sunshine Band — July 10

Barenaked Ladies — July 17

Under the Sun Tour: Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth — July 24

Ed Kowalczyk — July 31

To be announced — Aug. 7

The Beach Boys — Aug. 14

Scott Gargan