The summer concert calendar across our region is replete with free music offered by municipalities.
Take some food with you. Bring a blanket or a folding chair. Relax and enjoy. Dance even.
Did we mention that these outdoor concerts are free?
This weekend, catch the Stacy Jones Band, which focuses on country, Southern rock, folk, Americana roots and blues, at 6:30 p.m. July 2 at the Everett’s Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive.
Jones won the 2015 International Music and Entertainment Association award for Best Blues Song “Can’t Do Nothin’ Right” off her newest album “Whiskey, Wine &Water.” She’s hot right now and riding a good wave. Don’t miss this show.
Here’s a list of what’s coming up in July, August and a little bit into September.
Aug. 4: Long Stride, reggae-rock-groove
Aug. 11: Creme Tangerine, Beatles tribute band
Aug. 18: The Harvey Creek Band, Arlington country music band
Aug. 25: Presented by Calvary Arlington
Bothell Music in the Park: – 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays through August at North Creek Sportsfield No. 3, 11905 North Creek Parkway, Bothell. Check back for more at www.explorebothell.com.
July 8: Spike &the Impalers
July 15: Doctorfunk
July 22: Kings of Swing
July 29: Chance McKinney
County Music on the Plaza Summer Lunchtime Concert Series: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays in July and August, presented by the Snohomish County Arts Commission, county campus, corner of Rockefeller and Wall, Everett.
July 6: Commander Mojo &the Horns of Discontent
July 13: The Hoot Hoots
July 20: Moon Daddy Band
July 27: Jupe Jupe
Aug. 3: Warren G. Hardings
Aug. 10: Roemen and the Whereabouts
Aug. 17: Country Lips
Aug. 24: Rabbit Wilde
Aug. 31: Michelle Taylor
Deception Pass State Park concerts: The 10th American Roots Music Series starts at 7 p.m. July 9 at the West Beach amphitheater in the park, 41020 Highway 20, Oak Harbor. Discover Pass required to park, but concerts are free.
July 9: Miho and Diego
July 16: Erin Fristad and John van Amerongen
July 23: Sedentary Sousa Band
July 30: Dunava
Edmonds Summer Concerts in the Park: 3 to 4 p.m. Sundays, July 10 to Aug. 21 at City Park, Third Avenue S. and Pine Street; concerts canceled at 2:30 p.m. in case of rain.
July 10: Reilly and Maloney, folk
July 17: “Love’s Labour Lost,” Seattle Shakespeare Co/Wooden O
July 24: Ian McFeron Band, Americana/folksy-pop
July 31: Global Heat, funky soul
Aug. 7: Centerpiece Jazz Band, classic to contemporary jazz
Aug. 14: Orchestra Zarabanda, hot Cuban salsa
Aug. 21: Downtown Mountain Boys, bluegrass
Edmonds Hazel Miller Plaza concerts: noon to 1 p.m. for Tuesday shows and 5 to 6:30 p.m. for Thursday shows; Fifth Avenue S. and Maple Street; concerts take place rain or shine.
July 14: The Tarantellas, songs of Italy
July 19: Bill Robison, fun physical comedy
July 21: The Ginger UP’s, jazz-inspired pop
July 26: Juliana &PAVA, Russian folk songs
July 28: Squirrel Butter, old time Americana
Aug. 2: Buffo the Clown, interactive silliness
Aug. 4: SeaStar, Celtic folk
Aug. 9: Bonnie Birch Duo, European melodies
Aug. 11: Maya Soleil Tradition, African roots music and dance
Aug. 16: Ian Dobson’s Steel Drum Party, Caribbean sounds
Aug. 18: Deems and Side B, cool funky jazz
Aug. 23: Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers,” Gypsy jazz and swing
Everett Children’s Concert Series: Free outdoor shows, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, July 7 through Aug. 18, Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 Silver Lake Road; www.everettwa.gov/808.
July 7: The Not-Its!, power-pop danceable hits
July 14: Eric Herman and the Thunder Puppies, crazy-fun family music
July 21: Recess Monkey, laugh out loud lyrics
July 28: Brian Waite Band
Aug 4: Rolie Polie Guacamole, hip kiddie tunes
Aug 11: Tim Noah, Emmy-winning Northwest favorite
Aug 18: Caspar Babypants, toe-tapping, sweet, lovable tunes
Everett, Music at the Marina Thursdays: Free outdoor concerts, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 1, Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive; everettwa.gov/812.
July 7: Bochinche: tropical Latin/salsa
July 14: Randy McAllister, Cajun roadhouse soul
July 21: Clinton Fearon, Jamaican roots reggae
July 28: Chance McKinney, industrialized country
Aug. 4: Eldridge Gravy &the Court Supreme, psychedelic funk
Aug. 11: The Paperboys, Celtic-bluegrass, ska, Latin folk, rock
Aug. 18: Randy Oxford’s All-Star Slam, powerhouse trombone blues
Aug. 25: LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends, rock ’n’ soul
Sept. 1: SISTERS, electronic pop
Everett, Music at the Marina Saturdays: Free outdoor concerts, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 27, Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive; www.everettwa.gov/810.
July 2: Stacy Jones Band, rockin’ blues
July 9: Massy Ferguson, rock with a twang
July 16: Tayla Lynn, Americana with a country flair
July 23: Nick Drummon &Friends, upbeat alt-folk
July 30: Mambo Cadillac, high octane salsa
Aug. 6: Doctorfunk, funk and soul
Aug. 13: Tradicuba, hot Cuban dance music
Aug. 27: Mark DuFresne Band, groove-worthy harmonic blues
Everett, Sets in the West: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, July 12 to Aug. 30, Wetmore Theater Plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Curated by Everett Music Initiative. Beer and wine garden available.
July 12: Fauna Shade and Crystal Desert
July 19: Tellers and Stubborn Son
July 26: Campion
Aug 2: Spirit Award and Leava
Aug 9: Kevin &Jon and Mr. Night Sky
Aug 16: Cuff Lynx and Sphyramid
Aug 23: Bigfoot Wallace and Choir of Crickets
Aug 30: Not yet scheduled
July 7: Roosevelt Road Band
July 14: Ranger and the Re-Arrangers
July 21: Copastetic
July 28: Eliot Bay Music Group
July 15: Wasted Words, Allman Brothers tribute
July 22: The Walrus, Beatles tribute
July 29: Creedence Rising, CCR and John Fogerty tribute
Aug. 5: Shake It Up, Cars tribute
Aug. 12: American Fool, John Cougar Mellencamp tribute
July 13: Johnny Bregar and the Country Dawgs
July 27: Eli Rosenblatt and Friends
Aug. 10: Recess Monkey
Mill Creek Summer Children’s Concert Series: noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, July 20 through Aug. 17 at Library Park, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek; free but nonperishable food items accepted; www.cityofmillcreek.com/concerts.
July 20: Brian Waite Band
Aug. 3: Rolie Polie Guacamole
Aug 10: Buck and Elizabeth
Aug 17: Caspar Babypants
Stanwood-Windermere Summer Concert block parties: 2 to 4 p.m. various Saturdays through Sept. 10 on 271st Street in East Stanwood or 270th Street in West Stanwood.
July 9, West: Brian Lee &the Orbiters
July 23, East: Fabulous Roof Shakers
Aug. 13, West: Mark DuFresne
Aug. 20, East: Chris Egar Band
Sept. 10, West: Blues Playground