Outdoor concerts this week in Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend

PACK UP A picnic dinner, grab your lawn chair or a blanket — don’t forget your sunglasses if it isn’t cloudy, or a coat if it’s chilly — and head to one of the free and family-friendly outdoor concerts in Jefferson and Clallam counties this week:

SEQUIM — Tonight (Tuesday, July 19), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dixi-Blu (standards, jazz, Dixieland).

It 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.

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

Seating is not provided at these outdoor concerts.

Next Sequim concert is July 26 with Testify (blues and classic rock) from 6 to 8 p.m.; 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., Na Hula O Wahine Ilikea Hawaiian dancers, followed by a free movie on the outdoor screen, “Gnomeo and Juliet.”

PORT ANGELES — Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Starlings (Americana and folk).

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, alcohol-free venue.

Some chairs are available for the disabled and early arrivals.

Next Port Angeles Concert on the Pier is July 27 with Abby Mae and the Homeschool Boys (Appalachian folk).

PORT TOWNSEND — Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mongo Smash (hard rock).

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

There are some tents. Dos Okies BBQ food is available, as is a beer and wine garden.

Next Port Townsend Concert on the Dock is July 28 with the Pitfalls band (hard rock).

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