Madison Park Business Association continues the annual tradition of bringing you free concerts (great for all ages) in Madison Park on Thursday evenings in August 6:30-8pm, (schedule of bands below).
Bring a blanket or chair, sit back, relax and enjoy some of Seattle’s most talented musical artists as they perform both original songs and covers. From boogie-woogie blues to New Orleans R&B, soul, swing, folk & pop — your toes will be tapping and you might even get up and dance!
With so many great restaurants in Madison Valley & Madison Park, grab some to go and enjoy a picnic dinner at the park.
All concerts are on Thursday evenings 6:30-8pm:
8/6—Two Scoops Combo
Back by popular demand, this high-energy combo features Eric “Two Scoops” Moore, Washington Blues Society’s 2013 Best Songwriter, on piano and vocals. This Big Buffet of boogie-woogie, blues and swing will have the whole family dancing in the park! Two Scoops of Fun!
With a focus on blending different musical styles, Shaggy Sweet delivers a unique, harmonious and FUN experience. Playing originals as well as cover songs, expect to hear everything from Jimi Hendrix to John Mayer to Maroon 5. Come and enjoy your night!
Gin Creek is one of Seattle’s busiest bands, playing regularly at leading music venues across Western Washington. Their music is rooted in the blues but draws on soul, swing, and New Orleans R&B, and their ability to play in a wide variety of rhythms makes them a favorite of dancers. They are happy to return to The Madison Park Summer Concert series.
8/27—The Side Project
Relax. Tap your toes. Dance. Fall in love! With enchanting originals and covers blending pop, folk, and contemporary tunes inspired by artists like Sarah McLachlan and Jason Mraz, The Side Project feeds the soul with uplifting harmonies throughout.
Special thanks to this year’s generous sponsors: Park Shore Retirement Living and Aegis.
The Seattle Metropolitan Singers (formerly the Seattle Metropolitan Glee Club), a choir for women of various abilities, is about to begin our 2015-2016 season and we are looking for new members in all sections. Membership is through low key auditions which are being held September 15 – 29th. If you are interested in joining or would like to find out more, please contact our director, John Gulhaugen at the Met, or visit our web page and click on "The Seattle Metropolitan Singers." Looking forward to hearing from you.
Musical group Hijos de Agueybaná performs its new album Saturday night at the MLK Community Center. The Puerto Rican musicians and dancers perform in a style called “Bomba,” one of the island’s main genres that includes cultural influences from West Africa, Spain, and other Caribbean islands. Bomba is described as a dialogue between dancer and drummer and is a dance of elegance and deliberate steps.
7:30 pm, March 23. Martin Luther King Community Center, 3201 East Republican, Seattle, WA 98112