Port Townsend grand finale of free outdoor summer concerts set in Thursday

Port Townsend will celebrate its grand finale of free outdoor summer concerts on Thursday, while Sequim and Port Angeles will present their penultimate shows next week.

Port Townsend Main Street and Soundcheck have joined forces to make the finale truly grand, with live music from 2 p.m. Thursday to the 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. headliners, Kevin Mason and the PT All Stars, at Pope Marine Park, 250 Madison St,, and more music to follow indoors.

Before Port Townsend’s grand finale will be the season’s next-to-last shows in Sequim on Tuesday and in Port Angeles on Wednesday. Guests are welcome to bring chairs and blankets as well as picnics.

Black Diamond Junction, which was voted the PDN Best Live Band 2016-2021, will perform Tuesday at Sequim’s Music in the Park at the James Center for the Performing Arts at Carrie Blake Community Park, 500 N. Blake Ave.

The concerts are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 30 at the center. They are co-sponsored by the City of Sequim and the City Arts Advisory Commission with Sequim Community Broadcasting/KSQM Radio!

The last Concerts in the Park show will feature Sound Advice performing Motown, soul and rock on Aug. 30.

For more, see visitsunny sequim.com/202/Concerts.

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Honey of the Heart will perform music influenced by folk, soul, jazz and world/flamenco styles at Port Angeles’ Concerts on the Pier on City Pier at Lincoln Street and Railroad Avenue. The Juan de Fuca Foundation for Arts will host the concerts through Aug. 31.

Adding to the festivities this summer is a beer and wine garden.

Sponsors are Erika Ralston Word of Windermere Real Estate, D. A. Davidson, Elwha River Casino, Washington State Department of Commerce and the Peninsula Daily News.

The last Concerts on the Pier show will on Aug. 31, with Black Diamond Junction.

For more see, jffa.org.

The last concert of the week will be the longest — the one in Port Townsend. Soundcheck is partnering with Port Townsend Main Street to put on an extended Concerts on the Dock lineup that will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Beer, cider and wine available at the outdoor beer garden.

Here is the lineup.

• 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. — Kit Stovepipe and Karla Boyett.

Kit, formerly of the Crow Quill Night Owls, will lead off the festivities.

2:50-3:20pm — Mia Torres, an emerging Port Townsend artist will perform for the first time at Concerts on the Dock.

3:25 p.m. to 3:35 p.m. — Jason Sirenus, an emmy-nomated artist and inductee to the Whistling Hall of Fame.

3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Black Chevys, a rock n soul band, is led by Rob Ross.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m — Kevin Mason and the PT All Stars, offer dance music that incorporates rock, soul, motown and R&B.

7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Silace Amaro, a local DJ will keep people dancing during the transition from the outdoor show to the indoor DJ Showcase that begins at 8 p.m.

8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday — DJ Showcase featuring Mark Hardy, Johan, Adaptogen and special guests in the Cotton Building at Pope Marine Park. Only 21 and older allowed.

A beer, wine and cider garden featuring local brews is planned and a variety of vendors will participate. Port Townsend Main Street and Homer Smith Insurance will host the concerts through Aug. 25.

Other sponsors include Windermere Real Estate, Peninsula Hearing, SYSCO Foods, Aldrich’s Market, the law firm of James A. Doros, The Kellogg Building and the City of Port Townsend. The media sponsors are KPTZ 91.9 FM and the PDN.

For more, see ptmain street.org.

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