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Summer Concerts 2006


Wizard Rock Comes To Tacoma!

Turn up the volume and get ready to rock and read at a free all-ages concert by independent punk rockers Harry and the Potters (visit their website). As part of their 44 city cross-country tour, Harry and the Potters will perform in concert on Tuesday, July 18: from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Tacoma's downtown Main Library, 1102 Tacoma Avenue South. The FREE all-ages show will include original tunes such as Save Ginny Weasley, Gryffindor Rocks, and The Dark Lord Lament. The concert is open to the public with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. Opening for the increasingly popular band is Draco and the Malfoys (visit their website).

Free concerts held on Thursday evenings in the Curran Apple Orchard Park from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Curtis High School Cafeteria. Bring a picnic dinner, or purchase food onsite catered by Island Jamz Caribbean Cuisine.

June 29       The Islanders       
July 13       133rd Army Band (Patriotic songs and longtime favorites)
July 27       Maria Santell & House Blend
August 10   Swinging Soiree (Ballads, swing, Latin, rock & roll)
August 24    Tim Casey and the Bluescats (Rockin’ blues)

Free concerts are held every Tuesday evening, rain or shine, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at American Lake Park, 92222 Veteran's Drive SW. Concerts start on July 4th and end on August 22nd.

July 4:        Bruce Roberts and the Reverbs (Golden Oldies)
July 11:      Island Jamz (Authentic Caribbean Steel Drum)
July 18:      High Rollers (Rhythm and Blues)
July 25:       Lakewood Idol (Local Talent Competition Finals)
August 8:     I Corps Army Band (Traditional Patriotic Music)
August 15:  Deems Tsutakawa & Seattle Groove (Funky Jazz)
August 22:    Incendio (Latin Guitar/World Fusion) 

Free concerts held in Pioneer Park in Steilacoom from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings in July and August.

June 28       Swinging Soiree (Ballads, swing, Latin, rock & roll)
July 12     Bruce Roberts and the Reverbs (Golden Oldies)
July 19       133rd Army Band (Patriotic songs and longtime favorites)
July 26       Danny Vernon—The Illusion of Elvis
August 2     Perfect Blend (Jazz and Motown)
August 9     Michael Powers Band (Jazz)
August 16   Navy Big Band
August 23   Incendio (Latin/World Fusion)
August 30   Dave Calhoun (Tropical Rock, Jimmy Buffet style!) 

All concerts are at 6:30 p.m.; some concerts are followed by a free movie

 July 29       Wright Park, 6th Ave & Yakima.—Korla Wygal
                   Movie: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
August 5     Heidelberg Field, 2502 S. Tyler St.—Danny Vernon, Elvis Impersonator
                   Movie: Dreamer: Inspired by a true story
August 12   SERA (South End Recreation Area), 6002 S. Adams, Dance Factory
                   Movie: The Legend of Zorro
August 19   Stewart Heights Park, 402 E. 56th St, Latigo Lace
                   Movie: Madagascar
August 26   Norpoint Park, 4818 Nassau Ave NE, Raucous
                   Movie: Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit
September 2        Vassault Park, N. 37th & Vassault, Michael Powers
                   Movie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Free concerts held on Friday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m. (except for July 2 at Heritage Park, Main Street and Kincaid Avenue.

SUNDAY, July 2 2:00 p.m.    Swing Reunion Orchestra (Big Band)
July 7       The Reverbs (60’s and 70’s rock & roll)
July 14       The Cow Chips (Western Swing/Bluegrass)
July 21       Indomable (TexMex/Mexican)
July 28       The Usual Suspects (70’s and 80’s rock & roll)

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