Free outdoor concert today in Sequim (with list of other free concerts this week in Sequim, Port Angeles, Port Townsend)

Pack up your favorite comfort food — along with blankets and lawn chairs to sit on — and stake out your spot at a free and family-friendly outdoor concert this week.

Enjoy the free music and share time with family and friends.

Don’t forget your sunglasses if it’s sunny — and because the evening can be chilly, bring a jacket, too.

■ SEQUIM — Olympic Express Big Band and the Sequim City Band will do a double-feature this afternoon.

The show will begin with Olympic Express’ music from the 1940s through the 1960s at 2 p.m.

Sequim City Band will perform marches, musicals and traditional concert band music beginning at 3 p.m. today.

The concert will be at the James Center for the Performing Arts amphitheater in the Sequim Water Reuse Park, 563 N. Rhodefer Road, just north of Carrie Blake Park.

Don’t forget to bring a chair, blanket or both along with a picnic repast.

■ SEQUIM — Electric Blue Sun (original jazz fusion) will perform at the James Center amphitheater from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

This is part of the city of Sequim’s Music and a Movie in the Park series every Tuesday through Aug. 30.

No chairs are provided.

Next and last concert, Aug. 30 — Stardust Big Band, with dance lessons by Carol Hathaway and an outdoor movie following the concert.

■ PORT ANGELES — Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sequimarimba (African-flavored marimba).

This is part of the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Concert on the Pier series.

Concerts are every Wednesday through Sept. 7 at City Pier.

Vendors sell food. City Pier is a no-smoking, no-skateboards, alcohol-free venue.

Some chairs are available for the disabled and early arrivals.

Next concert, Aug. 31 — SuperTrees (rock).

■ PORT TOWNSEND — Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Impulse (funk and jazz fusion).

This is part of Concerts on the Dock, presented every Thursday through Sept. 1 by the Port Townsend Main Street Program and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at the newly renovated downtown Pope Marine Park plaza at Water and Madison streets.

No chairs are provided.

Dos Okies BBQ food is available, as is a beer and wine garden.

Next and last concert, Sept. 1 — The Better Half (funk, rock and soul).

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