There is plenty of opportunity to hear music over the next couple of months at the City of Kent Summer Concert Series.
The series features three venues with Wednesday Picnic Performances at Morrill Meadows Park, Wednesday Family Date Night at Kent Station shopping center and Thursdays at the Lake at Lake Meridian Park.
All concerts are free.
Wednesday Picnic Performances
Noon to 1 p.m.
Morrill Meadows Park, 10600 SE 248th St.
Presented by Republic Services
• July 6 Doktor Kaboom!
Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration
• July 13 Justin Roberts
Indie family music scene all-star and three-time Grammy nominee
• July 20 Roberto the Magnificent
Gravity-defying juggling and hilarious physical stunts
• July 27 Eric Buss
Innovative and high-energy comedy and magic
• Aug. 3 Joanie Leeds
Singer/songwriter has been compared to Sheryl Crow and Alanis…for kids
• Aug. 10 The Not-Its!
Power-packed songs for kids and parents who love to rock
Wednesday Family Date Night at Kent Station
6 to 8 p.m.
Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way
• July 13 Nite Wave
‘80s New Wave
• July 20 Darren Motamedy
• July 27 Heart By Heart
All the favorite Heart hits featuring two original band members
• Aug. 3 The Cory Wilds Band
Traditional rock, blues and jazz
• Aug. 10 Santa Poco
Robust combination of rock, grunge, blues and country
• Aug. 17 The Jewel Tones
Motown vocal trio
Thursdays at the Lake
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Lake Meridian Park, 14800 SE 272nd St.
• July 7 Eden
Blues, rock and pop
• July 14 Incendio
Latin-based world-fusion with classical, jazz, rock, flamenco, Celtic and even bluegrass influences
• July 21 Waipuna
Hawaiian classics with fresh and contemporary energy
• July 28 The West Coast Feed
An electrifying nine-piece band that sounds like a Bruno Mars and Bruce Springsteen dance party
• Aug. 4 Damn Tall Buildings
Bluegrass at heart, with swing, ragtime and jazz influences
• Aug. 11 Urban Renewal Project
A big band that blurs boundaries between pop, soul, jazz and hip-hop