Scene in Edmonds: 85th Street Band launches Concerts in Park series

Twins Angela and Samantha of Edmonds dance to the 85th Street Band Sunday afternoon at City Park. (Photos by David Carlos)

Twins Angela and Samantha of Edmonds dance to the 85th Street Band Sunday afternoon at City Park. (Photos by David Carlos)

Music fans of all ages gathered at City Park Sunday to hear the big band sounds of the 85th Street Band, kicking off the 2014 Edmonds City Park Summer Concerts series, The lively, 20-piece band played swing favorites from the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s, including tunes made famous by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Nat King Cole. Visit their website www.85thstreetbigband.com to learn more.

The concert drew an estimated 200 people to City Park.

The concert drew an estimated 200 people to City Park.

Members of the 85th Street Big Band playing "April in Paris."

Members of the 85th Street Big Band playing “April in Paris.”

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

Vocalist Amy Arthur greets the audience.

Vocalist Amy Arthur greets the audience.

Sully, waiting for the concert to begin already.

Sully, waiting for the concert to begin already.

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5 Comments

  1. No pix of the Band itself?

  2. There is a photo of them – third photo from the top. I know the twins in the first photo. They’re quite adorable!

    • David – This is Harold the Sax player – May I use a couple of the photos on our web site? Thanks

      • Of course, Harold! Hope to see the band play again soon!–David

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