Be part of the crowd at summer shows like Concerts at the Mural.

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The only thing better than fun in the sun is free fun in the sun. Thankfully, there are plenty of great concerts around town—from funk and soul at Westlake Plaza to indie rock at Mural Amphitheatre—during the summer months that will leave pocketbooks none the lighter.

Here are the lineups for Seattle’s free outdoor summer concert series:

Out to Lunch (Wed & Fri at noon)

July 11 Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers at Columbia Center
July 13 Ian McFeron at Kenny Triangle
July 18 Jovino Santos Neto at Bank of America Plaza
July 20 The Brothers Comatose at Bank of America Plaza
July 25 (Evening show at 5) Wheedle’s Groove at Westlake Park
July 27 Delhi 2 Dublin at Waterfront Park
Aug 1 Michael Powers at Wells Fargo
Aug 3 Greta Matassa & Susan Pascal at Columbia Center
Aug 8 Portland Cello Project at Two Union
Aug 10 Dusty 45s at Harbor Steps
Aug 15 Vicci Martinez at Two Union
Aug 17 The Paperboys at Harbor Steps
Aug 22 Pearl Django at Two Union
Aug 24 The Dunwells at Harbor Steps
Aug 29 (Evening show at 5) Vintage Trouble at Occidental Square
Aug 31 LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends at Westlake Park
Sept 5 Pokey LaFarge at Columbia Center
Sept 7 Eduardo Mendonca & Show Brazil at Freeway Park
Sept 12 The Randy Oxford Band at Bank of America Plaza
Sept 14 Hey Marseilles at Occidental Square
Sept 19 Clinton Fearon and Boogie Brown Band at Kenny Triangle
Sept 21 (Evening show at 5) The Dudley Manlove Quartet at Waterfront Park

Sounds of Summer (Wed at 6, University Village)

July 11 Hit Explosion
July 18 The Dusty 45s
July 25 LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends
Aug 1 Clinton Fearon and The Boogie Brown Band (Kid’s concert at 5: Caspar Babypants)
Aug 8 Vicci Martinez
Aug 15 The Paperboys

City Hall (Thu at noon)

July 12 Wheedle’s Groove
July 19 Shelby Earl
July 26 Clinton Fearon and Boogie Brown Band
Aug 2 Sambatuque
Aug 9 Bobby Medina and the Red Hot Band
Aug 16 Kris Orlowski
Aug 23 Jon Solo
Aug 30 Kasey Anderson with special guest Star Anna

Concerts at the Mural (Fri at 5:30, Seattle Center)

Aug 3 Shovels & Rope, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside, Legendary Oaks, Fly Moon Royalty
Aug 10 Brad, The Young Evils, Posse
Aug 17 Love Battery, Absolute Monarchs, Wayfinders
Aug 24 Fresh Espresso, Reptar, Boat

For a day-by-day guide to movies under the stars, concerts on the grass, and outdoor fun all summer long, check out our Summer 2012 Events Calendar.

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