Free Summer Concerts
Auburn Summer Sounds concert series all begin at 7 p.m at various locations and dates throughout Auburn. Call 253-931-3043 or go to: www.auburnwa.gov.
Ballard Locks Concert Series is a free weekly concert held on Saturdays from 2pm - 3pm on the lawn at the Ballard Locks. Begins Saturday June 10, 2010 at 2pm. For a list of upcoming concerts go to: www.seattle-fun.com/ballard-locks.html
Downtown Bellevue’s Live at Lunch concert series kicks off in July with a 10-week run of free live concerts every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1:30pm through mid September. Entertainment ranges from country to swing, rock to hip hop and disco to R & B. Tuesday live concerts are held at various locations in downtown Bellevue and Thursday live concerts are at the Bellevue Galleria: bellevue.com.
Everett Waterfront Concert series, Thursdays, 6:00 p.m., Port Gardner Landing. The Port Gardner Landing is the perfect backdrop for the Music in the Parks Waterfront Concert Series. With its dramatic marina setting, this venue adds refreshing dimension to evening performances of some of the Northwest’s finest musical entertainers: www.everettwa.org.
Gig Harbor’s Summer Sounds at Skansie is a free outdoor concert series presented every summer on Tuesday nights at the beautiful waterfront Skansie Brothers Park: www.gigharborguide.com.
Olympia's Music in the Park Concert series features concerts on Wednesday evenings at 7pm in the months of July and August at Sylvester Park in downtown Olympia: www.downtownolympia.com.
Puyallup Concerts in the Park, mid July - August. Family Series, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm at Pioneer Park, Children’s Series, Tuesdays 12:00pm-1:00pm at Pioneer Park, Young Adult Series Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM at Bradley Lake Park, 253-770-3325, or go to: www.cityofpuyallup.org.
KEXP and Seattle Center present Concerts at the Mural. Brought together by a shared commitment to innovative and culturally diverse programming, KEXP 90.3FM and Seattle Center have teamed up to present Concerts at the Mural, a series of eclectic concerts on some of the summer’s sultriest weekends.
Take advantage of the warm summer nights and take in the tunes from some of KEXP's favorite artists. The five FREE all-ages shows are tailored to the culturally curious who seek to discover the best of the area’s independent music scene. Concerts begin on the last Friday in July and continue through the next four Fridays in August. KEXP also hosts a free BBQ on the first Saturday afternoon in August: www.seattlecenter.com
Summer Nights in the Park concert series presented by the City of Sammamish: www.ci.sammamish.wa.us.
Seattle Peace Concerts’ free summer park concert series, coordinated by Don Glenn since the early 80s, feature well established musicians and entertainers as well as some of the Northwest’s best new artists. Musical styles reflect the diverse contemporary music scene here in the pacific northwest and beyond! The concerts occur at various parks throughout Seattle at various dates and times. Please bring a food donation for Northwest Harvest. For more information, please call 206-465-9077 or visit the web site at www.seapeace.org
Art and Music in Occidental Square Park, (Pioneer Square, Seattle). Sponsored by the Pioneer Square Community Association. All concerts take place at various dates and times from July through mid November in Occidental Park. Visit the website for more information: www.pioneersquare.org.