The Free Music of Summer
Free music is everywhere during a Seattle NorthCountry summer. We put together a list of late summer concerts to make your visit just a little bit better.
Bothell: Music in the Park
Every Friday July 6 - August 24. 6:30-8 p.m.
In its 33rd year, Bothell’s Music in the Park at North Creek Field 3 (11905 N Creek Pkwy S. Bothell, WA 98011) is a weekly happening. See everything from big band acts to an Eagles tribute band this summer. Be sure to bring a blanket and picnic snacks. Want to grab dinner before the show? McMenamins Anderson School - (18607 Bothell Way NE, 425-398-0122), parts brewpub, hotel, theater, and pool, is just down the street.
Edmonds: Summer Concerts in the Park
Every Sunday July 6 - August 26 3-4 p.m.
From Neo-soul to Celtic music and dance, Edmonds’ Summer Concerts in Edmonds City Park (600 3rd Ave S, Edmonds, WA 98020) has a little bit of everything, music-wise. On your way in, grab dinner at the Rusty Pelican Cafe (107 5th Ave N, 425-582-8250). Their American cuisine is a local favorite.
Edmonds: Hazel Miller Concert Plaza Concerts
Every Tuesday July 17 - August 21 12-1 p.m.
Every Thursday July 19 - August 23 5-6:30 p.m.
On both Tuesday and Thursday, Hazel Miller Plaza (203 5th Ave S, Edmonds, WA 98020) plays host to a variety of acts from Brazillian jazz, African music and dance and Americana. Have yourself a pre-show pint at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. (518 Dayton St #104, 425-582-8474) before you go.
Everett: Everett Children Concert Series
Every Thursday July 12 - August 23 10-11 a.m.
Located in Thornton A. Sullivan Park (11405 Silver Lake Rd) in the Silverlake neighborhood, Everett’s Children’s Concert Series lineup is stacked. From Emmy-Award-winning artist (and Seattle NorthCountry native) Tim Noah to Caspar Babypants (the former Presidents of the United States frontman), there’s something for the whole family to enjoy in the dog days of summer.
Everett: Music at the Marina
Every Thursday & Saturday June 30 - August 25 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Located on the Salish Sea, Everett’s Music at the Marina is a Seattle NorthCountry staple. Get to the show early to grab a seat and a sunny cocktail on the outdoor patio at Lombardi’s Italian Restaurant (1620 W Marine View Dr, 425-252-1886) for a complete Music at the Marina experience.