By Diane Urbani de la Paz
Peninsula Daily News
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These outdoor shows feature bands from across the Pacific Northwest, plus catered suppers and wine from Olympic’s barrels.
Each concert starts at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted, and tickets are on sale for $13 in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com (search for Olympic Cellars).
Season passes covering all seven concerts are available for $75 at www.OlympicCellars.com along with information about each band and links to each of the organizations to receive proceeds from the fundraising concerts.
Tickets will be available at the winery — if any are left — on the evening of the show for $15.
The lineup goes like this:
■ July 12: The season opener brings the Cort Armstrong Band, with vintage country, blues and folk, to the winery at 4:30 p.m. For this show, there’s no charge.
■ July 19: The West Coast Women’s Blues Revue, featuring Lady A, Teri Anne Wilson and Rae Gordon, brings blues, rock, funk and soul for a show to benefit the Jefferson County Fund for Women and Girls.
■ July 26: The Senate, featuring singer-songwriter Nick Drummond, will dish out rock ’n’ roll in a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association of the North Olympic Peninsula.
■ Aug. 2: Delhi 2 Dublin, a band from Vancouver, B.C., stirs up Celtic, Indian Bhangra, Bollywood and other forms of dance music in a fundraiser for Port Angeles Rotary Club charity projects.
■ Aug. 9: The local band Fat Chance brings its wide repertoire of classic rock covers in to benefit North Olympic Peninsula Youth Lacrosse.
■ Aug. 16: The Paperboys, the dance band blending Latin, Celtic and Americana, arrives for a Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts benefit concert.
■ Aug. 23: Creme Tangerine, the Seattle group well-known for its Beatles music, returns for a show to benefit Clallam County Habitat for Humanity.
For more details about the winery and its concert series, phone Olympic Cellars at 360-452-0160.