What could be better that a free summer concert in the park? Just about nothing! So get down to at least a few of these this summer, you won’t regret it. If you can, think about riding your bike or walking to avoid parking hassles. After the jump, there is a list of all the free concerts at Boulevard Park, Big Rock Garden Park, the Brown Bag Children’s Concert Series at the Bellingham Library Lawn, and Elizabeth Park. Enjoy!
Boulevard Park Concert Series (map)
Saturdays, 7 – 9 p.m.
Sponsored by The Woods Coffee
June 19– Geoffrey Castle, Celtic soul violin
July 3- The Walrus, Bellingham’s finest classic rock
July 17– Picoso, Urban Latin: Salsa – Son – Reggaeton
July 31– Five Alarm Funk, Vancouver’s own Afro-Funk Orchestra
August 14– The Clumsy Lovers, Raging celtic bluegrass rock
Big Rock Garden Park Concert Series (map) (no pets)
Sundays, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
June 20- Stirred Not Shaken, Swinging jazz and passionate vocals
July 18- Evolution Trio, Global fusion basement rock
August 15- The Makedonians, Balkan jazz party
Brown Bag Children’s Concert Series at the Bellingham Library Lawn (map)
Fridays, 12 noon – 1 p.m.
July 16- Richard and Helen Scholtz
July 23- Alleyoop
July 30- Z Juggling Rosenschnoz
August 6- Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth
August 13- The Harmonica Pocket
Elizabeth Park Concert Series (map)
Thursdays, 6 – 8 p.m.
Sponsored by the Eldridge Society and supported by Bellingham Parks & Recreation
June 24- Evolution Trio, Global fusion basement band
July 1- Amber Darland, Local folk/pop/rock singer-songwriter
July 8- Deadwood Revival, Unforgettable hillbilly jam-grass music
July 15- Juba Marimba, Rhythmical instrumental African dancing band
July 22– bandZandt, Classic rock laced with shots of jazz & blues, just right for dancing!
July 29- Barnum Jack, High energy, old time
August 5- Septembers End, Country, rock blues and original tunes
August 12- Dana Lyons, The cows with guns guy
August 19– Dagwoods, Blues, rock to straight-up pop
August 26- Stirred Not Shaken, Swinging music – passionate vocals