The Sound of Summer

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  • Thursday, February 28, 2008 6:15am


Concerts in the Parks — 7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 10-Aug. 21: A series of outdoor concerts presented by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. July 9, The Mary Wiles Show country, classic rock, at Animal Acres Park (NE. 178th &Brookside Blvd., Lake Forest Park); July 16, Two Scoops Combo, blues, boogie &swing, at Cromwell Park (Meridian Ave. at N. 182nd); July 23, Guarneri Underground, energetic Afro, Celtic, Flamenco world music, at Cromwell Park (part of City of Shoreline’s Swingin’ Summer Eve event); July 25, Latin Expression, danceable hot salsa, Lake Forest Park Town Centre (part of Lake Forest Park’s Picnic in the Park event); July 30, Illusion of Elvis, Elvis &Friends, Cromwell Park; Aug. 6, The Jim Basnight Band, pop-rock, blues, Richmond Beach Community Park (Richmond Beach Rd. at 21st Ave. NW.); Aug. 13, Shoreline Jazz Band, local jazz teachers &friends, plus Karin Kajita Jazz Quintet, swingin’ hardbop jazz, at Richmond Beach Community Park; Aug. 20, Bakra Bata, Caribbean steel drums &dance, Richmond Beach Community Park. Info: 206-417-4645.

Lunchtime Music Series — Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays, July 8-Aug. 5: Bring lunch and enjoy free outdoor concerts. July 8, Brian Waite Band, reggae, jazz, folk rock, at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park (2021 NW 190th St.); July 15, Anzaga Marimba Ensemble, African marimba, at Hamlin Park (16006 5th Ave. NE); July 22, Shows by Beau, maritime music, at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park; July 29, Panduo, steel drum band, at Hamlin Park; Aug. 5, Jazz 4 U, American jazz, blues, folk &rock, at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park. Info: 206-417-4645.


Concerts in City Park — 3-4 p.m. Sundays, July 13-Aug. 24: A series of free outdoor concerts in Edmonds City Park, Third &Pine. July 13, The Eagle Creek Band, country and classic rock; July 20, Golden Bough, Celtic; July 27, Bellevue Community Band, marches, show tunes and pop sing-alongs; Aug. 3, The Fabulous Roadstars Jazz Band, humorous vaudeville jazz; Aug. 10, The Downtown Mountain Boys, bluegrass; Aug. 17, Happy Hans, Austrian polka; Aug. 24, Kalass, Afro-Caribbean world music. Info: 425-771-0228 or 425-771-0230.


Shakespeare in the Park — 7 p.m. Thursdays, July 10-31: A series of free outdoor performances in a wooded setting, at the Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Bring a picnic and a jacket. In case of rain, performances move indoors to the Triton Union Building, Edmonds Community College, 20200 68th St. W., Lynnwood. July 10, GreenStage Theatre presents “Merry Wives of Windsor”; July 17, Wooden O Theatre presents “Much Ado About Nothing”; July 24, Wooden O Theatre presents “Henry V”; July 31, GreenStage Theatre presents “Merchant of Venice.” Info: 425-771-4030.

Mill Creek

Family concert series — 3-4:30 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 3-17: A series of outdoor summer concerts held in the park behind City Hall in Mill Creek. Aug. 3, Kellee Bradley; Aug. 10, Nowhere Men; Aug. 17, The New Blues Brothers. Info: Mill Creek Parks &Rec, 425-745-1891.


Music in the Park — 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays: Free concerts at the Park at Bothell Landing, 9919 NE. 180th St. July 11, Kickshaw; July 18, Circuit Riders; July 25, Steve Bailey Blues Band; Aug. 1, Afrodisiacs; Aug. 8, Tempos; Aug. 15, Band del Sol; Aug. 22, Timeless Soul. Info: 425-486-7430.


Family concert series — 1:30-3 p.m. Sundays, July 13-Aug. 31: A series of free outdoor concerts for all ages at Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. July 13, Bahai; July 20, The Seamonkees; July 27, Reilly and Maloney; Aug. 3, Sub-Motive; Aug. 10, Tingstad and Rumbel; Aug. 17, Everett Chorale; Aug. 24, Seattle Kokon Taiko drum ensemble; Aug. 31, Scott Lindenmuth. Info: 425-257-8380.

Waterfront concerts — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 10-Aug. 28: A series of free outdoor concerts at Port Gardner Landing on the Everett waterfront. July 10, Cindy Lang Band; July 17, Das Rut; July 24, Guaneri Underground; July 31, Aaron English; Aug. 7, Flowmotion; Aug. 14, Expresion Latina; Aug. 21, Jude Bowerman; Aug. 28, Magdalen Hsu-Li. Info: 425-257-8380.

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