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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).


CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE CONCERTS IN THE PARK
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)


LAKEWOOD SUMMER CONCERTS
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) 


STEILACOOM TOWN CONCERTS
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!) 


METRO PARKS TACOMA SUMMER SOUNDS
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

CITY OF SUMNER MUSIC OFF MAIN
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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