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Free Summer Concerts at the Locks

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Sat, August 24, 2019
Mon, September 2, 2019

On weekends and select holidays, enjoy live music for all ages in the verdant gardens adjacent to the Ballard Locks, provided by volunteer bands and orchestras. Free; donations welcome.

Schedules are subject to change, so check back to confirm before coming. In case of heavy rain, call the Visitor Center  (206) 783-7059

2019 Schedule:
•Boeing Employees Concert Band - Saturday, June 1 @ 2:00 p.m.
•Barneleikarringen - Sunday, June 8 @ 2:00 p.m. - Children’s Scandinavian Dance
•Highline Community Symphonic Band - Sunday, June 9 @ 2:00 p.m. - A variety of classical concert music
•Musica Molida - Saturday, June 15 @ 2:00 p.m. - Street organ music - A fun concert with a twist!
•Elliott Bay Pipe Band - Sunday, June 16 @ 2:00 p.m. - Traditional pipe and drum music
•Eastside Modern Jazz Orchestra - Saturday, June 22 @ 2:00 p.m. - A mix of Latin, funk, jazz, rock fusion and contemporary jazz
•Cascadia Big Band - Saturday, June 23 @ 2:00 p.m. - Contemporary Jazz Ensemble
•Greenwood Concert Band - Saturday, June 29 @ 2:00 p.m. - Marches and music written or arranged for bands
•85th Street Big Band - Sunday, June 30 @ 2:00 p.m. - Swing favorites of the 30s, 40s, 50s
•Seattle Civic Band - Thursday, Independence Day (Jul. 4) @ 2:00 p.m. - Marching music - Happy 101st Birthday Ballard Locks!
•Around the Sound Band - Saturday, July 6 @ 2:00 p.m. - Famous marches, movies and show tunes
•Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band - Sunday, July 7 @ 2:00 p.m. - Greatest hits of marching band music
•Letter Carriers Band - Saturday, July 13 @ 2:00 p.m. - Contemporary big band
•West Seattle Big Band - Sunday, July 14 @ 2:00 p.m. - Big band music for all to enjoy
•Kirkland Civic Orchestra - Saturday, July 20 @ 2:00 p.m. - Great classical and pop music
•Greenwood Concert Band - Sunday, July 21 @ 2:00 p.m.
•High Class Brass Quintet - Saturday, July 27 @ 2:00 p.m. - Lively Jazz and Pop Greater Seattle Fuchsia
•Coal Creek Jazz Band - Sunday, July 28 @ 2:00 p.m. - Traditional Dixieland Jazz
•Pacific Cascade Big Band - Saturday, August 3 @ 2:00 p.m. - Jazz music from the Swing Era - early 1930s-1950s
•Seattle Solid GOLD - Sunday, August 4 @ 2:00 p.m. - premier GALA celebration events band
•Batucada - Saturday, August 10 @ 2:00 p.m. - Brazilian Samba - Chorus, and Forro
•Mach One Jazz Orchestra - Sunday, August 11@ 2:00 p.m. - A lovely mix of jazz
•Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra - Saturday, August 17@ 2:00 p.m. - Jazz for a beautiful afternoon
•Professor Gadget Sax Quintet - Sunday, August 18 @ 2:00 p.m. - Great, fun saxophone music
•Lynnwood Community Band - Saturday, August 24 @ 2:00 p.m. - Big band music
•The Tempos - Sunday, August 25 @ 2:00 p.m. - Lively big band music
•STRUM - Saturday, August 31 @ 2:00 p.m. - Seattle’s Totally Relaxed Ukulele Musicians!
•The Jazz Pearls - Sunday, September 1 @ 2:00 p.m. - Lively jazz
•Michael Clune & Moondance - Monday, September 2 @ 2:00 p.m. - Contemporary blues and rock

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