Sequim, PA, PT continue outdoor concerts

If you find yourself missing the Big Band sound of the 1940s, youcan hear the 18-piece Stardust Big Band perform swing and gypsy jazz in Sequim during a free outdoor concert tonight.

The city of Sequim’s Concerts in the Park performance will begin at 6 p.m. at the James Center for the Performing Arts at Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Ave.

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Wednesday summer outdoor concerts continue this week with Three Too Many.

Port Townsend Main Street Program’s Concerts on the Dock will present Uncle Funk and the Dope Six on Thursday.


The city of Sequim’s Concerts in the Park take place at 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 27 with Stardust Big Band featured this week.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Attendees are urged to bring portable lawn chairs and blankets for seating.

Next week’s concert will feature classic rock and contemporary music from Bread & Gravy on July 23.

For the schedule, see www. Concerts.

Port Angeles

The Port Angeles summer concert series is the longest on the North Olympic Peninsula with a performance every Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. through Sept. 11 during the Concerts on the Pier.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The progressive rock sounds of Three Too Many will be presented Wednesday.

A standard of Port Angeles summers for more than 20 years, these community concerts — sponsored by Key Bank, Elwha River Casino, Red Lion Hotel and the Peninsula Daily News — are presented against the backdrop of the Port Angeles Harbor in one direction and the Olympic Mountains in the other.

Audience members are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs to these informal, family-friendly performances.

If heavy wind or bad weather is expected, the performances might be moved to The Gateway pavilion at the corner of Lincoln and Front streets.

For the schedule, see onthePier.

Port Townsend

Downtown Port Townsend will rock with all-ages free Concerts on the Dock on Thursdays through Aug. 29 at Pope Marine Park Plaza, on Water Street between Madison and Monroe streets.

Seating will open at 4:30 p.m. and music will run from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Attendees should bring chairs or blankets and settle in to listen, dance, see friends, enjoy a drink and have a bite.

Uncle Funk and the Dope Six hope to get attendees up on their feet and dancing Thursday.

In the event of rain, concerts will be moved to the Cotton Building, 607 Water St.

Local vendors and a beer garden serving Port Townsend Brewing Co., Port Townsend Vineyards and local ciders (Eaglemount, Alpenfire or Finnriver) will contribute to the festival atmosphere.

For the schedule, see ptmain

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