July Concerts in the Park: Portland Summer Concert Series (2009) | Free

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Portland Concerts in The Park: Summer Concert SeriesWe are only two weeks away from kickoff of Portland Park's Summer Concert series. All the concerts are free and family-friendly.

This picture is from 2007 at the first Mt Tabor concert of the season. Mount Tabor has an ideal location for watching the concerts. It's warm, but has great shading so you are not getting scorched and your food and drink (beer! wine!) doesn't get too hot in your pic-i-nic basket.

July 2009 Concert listings after the break

Dawson Park - Wednesdays, 6:30 PM (N. Stanton & Williams)

  • July 15 Ocean 503 (Hard-Kicking Blues)
  • July 22 Hidden Beach Recording presents Mike Phillips (Funk & Jazz)
  • July 29 Grand Central Baking Company presents Linda Hornbuckle (Diva of Soul/R&B)

McCoy Park – Sundays, 6:00 PM (N. Fiske, between Trenton & Fessenden)

  • July 12 Guardian Real Estate Services presents Afincando (Salsa/Latin Jazz)
  • July 19 The Kirk Green Band (Smooth Jazz/Funk)
  • July 26 Patrick Lamb (R&B to the Max)

Fernhill Park - Fridays, 6:30 PM (NE 37th, north of Ainsworth)

  • July 10 Tony Furtado (Contemporary Americana)
  • July 17 Norman Sylvester Band (Original R&B)
  • July 24 Security Traders Association of Portland presents The Valiant Arms (Rock)
  • July 31 Voodoo Bar-B-Q (Zydefunk)

Rose City Park – Saturdays, 6:30 PM (NE 62nd & Tillamook)

  • July 18 Rose City Park Neighborhood Association presents Quartette Barbette (Seriously Fun Saxes)
  • July 25 Michael Manning & the Carolina Pump Station (Original Rockabilly)

Powell Butte Nature Park – Saturdays, 7:00 PM (SE 162nd & Powell)
1/2 mile hike uphill from parking lot

  • July 11 Portland Water Bureau presents Sam Bam Boo (Caribbean Calypso)
  • July 18 Portland Water Bureau presents Rich Halley's Outside Music Ensemble (Original Jazz)

Sellwood Riverfront Park - Mondays, 6:30 PM (SE Spokane at Willamette River) Hands-on art activities for children beginning at 6:00 PM

  • July 6 Kevin Gordon (Singer/Songwriter Blues)
  • July 13 The Garcia Birthday Band (Classic Jam Band)
  • July 20 Windermere CCRG/Moreland Branch presents Conjunto Alegre (Tropical Dance Party)
  • July 27 Midnight Serenaders (Vintage Jazz Vocals)

Mt Tabor Park - Tuesdays, 6:30 PM (Crater Stage, enter at SE 69th & Taylor) Hands-on art activities for children beginning at 6:00 PM

  • July 7 Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters (Rockin' Western Swing)
  • July 14 The Stolen Sweets ('30s Swing Jazz)
  • July 21 The Ty Curtis Band (Blue/Rocks)
  • July 28 Warner Pacific College presents Craicmore (Kilts-On Celtic)

Willamette Park – Wednesdays, 6:30 PM (SW Macadam & Nebraska, south picnic area) Hands-on art activities for children beginning at 6:00 PM

  • July 8 Reggie Houston's C'Ex All Stars (New Orleans Jazz)
  • July 15 Portland Water Bureau presents Sassparilla (Dustbowl Blues)
  • July 22 Rhythm Culture (Jazz-Infused Reggae)
  • July 29 South Portland Business Association presents The Troublemakers (Rock)

Wallace Park - Thursdays, 6:30 PM (NW 25th & Raleigh)

  • July 9 Marianna & the Baby Vamps (Broadway Baby Cabaret)
  • July 16 Forest Park Federal Credit Union presents Trash Can Joe (Old-Timey Strings)
  • July 23 Aaron Meyer & His Band (Concert Rock Violinist)
  • July 30 St James's Gate (Celtic Fun)

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3 Responses to July Concerts in the Park: Portland Summer Concert Series (2009) | Free

  1. kathy rankin June 23, 2009 at 01:16 #

    I see a lot of music and bands on this list, I would like
    to let everyone know and especially the musicians/bands
    if you want to have your performance recorded on video,
    to please contact me.
    Thanks

  2. John B July 8, 2009 at 16:54 #

    it sounds cool

  3. alice July 9, 2009 at 10:03 #

    I’m confused because the dates and the days of the concerts do not match up at the beginning of this list. For example, it says all the concerts at Mt. Tabor Park are on Tuesdays, but the dates are all on Wednesdays!

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