Edmonds City Park Summer Concert series launches Sunday with 85th St. Big Band

85th Street Big Band

85th Street Big Band

This Sunday, July 13 kicks off the season for the Edmonds City Park Summer Concert series, with the 85th St. Big Band from 3-4 p.m.

Edmonds City Park is located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street. All concerts are free, open to the public, and accessible to people with disabilities.

The 85th Street Big Band is a lively, 20-piece big band playing dance music in the greater Seattle area. They feature swing favorites from the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s, including tunes made famous by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Nat King Cole. The group also plays blues and seasonal music. Band members hail from Seattle, Lake Forest Park, Renton and other neighboring communities.

The band is under the direction of vocalist Amy Arthur. Visit their website www.85thstreetbigband.com to learn more about the group and listen to clips of their music.

Edmonds City Park concerts take place on Sundays throughout the summer. For a complete schedule of dates and times visit www.edmondsartscommission.org or pick up a printed concert schedule at the Frances Anderson Center.

 

The Edmonds City Park concerts are sponsored in part by contributions from Lynnwood Honda and Acura of Lynnwood. Thank you to these community partners who have been supporters of the concert series for over twelve years.

 

For more information contact 425-771-0228 or visit www.edmondsartscommission.org

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