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Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2013

From Marymoor to the Mural: a rundown of this year's open-air concerts.

By Seth Sommerfeld July 8, 2013

Concerts at the Mural return August 2.

Who wants to be cooped up inside a rock club on a Seattle summer night? From national headliners at Marymoor Park and Woodland Park Zoo to Seattle's finest at Concerts at the Mural, here's our regularly updated list of summer outdoor concerts.

Marymoor Park

Aug 4
Pink Martini
Aug 6 Sublime with Rome
Aug 10 107.7 The End's Summer Camp
Aug 12 Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Aug 13 Daryl Hall and John Oates
Aug 14 Rebelution and Matisyahu
Aug 15 Steely Dan
Aug 23 Willie Nelson
Sept 17 Blondie
Sept 20 & 21 The Lumineers
Sept 24 Furthur featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir

Concerts at the Mural
Concerts are free and start Fridays at 5 at Seattle Center's Mural Amphitheatre

Aug 2 JD McPherson, Rose Windows, and River Giant
Aug 9 Cloud Cult, Deep Sea Diver, Chastity Belt
Aug 16 Mudhoney, the Grizzled Mighty, Dude York
Aug 23 Lusine, Natasha Kmeto, Vox Mod

ZooTunes at Woodland Park Zoo

July 17 John Hiatt
July 24 Randy Newman
July 26 LeAnn Rimes
July 30 & 31 Indigo Girls
Aug 7
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
Aug 11 Todd Snider's Traveling Folk Show
Aug 15 Loreena McKennitt (Sold out)
Aug 22 & 23 Brandi Carlile (Sold out)

Out to Lunch Concert Series
Concerts are free at noon around downtown Seattle

July 10
Delhi 2 Dublin (Westlake Park)
July 12 Pearl Django (Columbia Center)
July 17 The Voice contestant Mycle Wastman (Two Union Square)
July 19 Ayron Jones and the Way (Occidental Square)
July 24 Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (Bank of America 5th Avenue Plaza)
July 26 Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks (Occidential Square)
July 31
The Gum (Metropolitan Park)
Aug 2 LeRoy Bell (Harbor Steps)
Aug 7 The Daily Flash (Columbia Center)
Aug 9 The Paperboys (Harbor Steps)
Aug 14 Portland Cello Project (Two Union Square)
Aug 16 Dusty 45s (Harbor Steps)
Aug 21 Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys (Two Union Square)
Aug 23 My Goodness (Waterfront Park)
Aug 28 Spencer Day (Wells Fargo Center)
Aug 30 Clinton Fearon (Occidental Square)
Sept 4 Baskery (Waterfront Park)
Sept 6 Pepper Proud and Hannalee (Bank of America 5th Avenue Plaza)
Sept 11 Stephen Kellogg (Federal Courthouse)
Sept 13 Hey Marseilles (Freeway Park)
Sept 18 Mango Son (Federal Courthouse)
Sept 20 MarchForth Marching Band (Westlake Park)

Chateau Ste. Michelle

July 13 Chris Botti
July 15 Counting Crows and the Wallflowers (Sold out)
July 18 David Byrne and St. Vincent
July 22 Natalie Maines
July 27 Chateau St. Michelle Festival of Jazz
July 28 The Gipsy Kings
Aug 2
Lyle Lovett
Aug 8 Gladys Knight and the O'Jays
Aug 9 Harry Connick Jr. (Sold out)
Aug 10 Harry Connick Jr. (Sold out)
Aug 24 Chris Isaak
Sept 2 OneRepublic and Sara Bareilles (Sold out)

Chamber Music in the Park
Concert is free at 7 in Volunteer Park

July 17 Dvořák in America

Sounds of Summer Concert Series
Concerts are free, 6:30–8:30, at University Village

July 10 The Nowhere Men
July 17 Mycle Wastman
July 24 The Dudley Manlove Quartet
July 31 LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends
Aug 7
The Paperboys
Aug 13 Clinton Fearon and the Boogie Brown Band
Aug 21 Hit Explosion

Safeco Field

July 19 Paul McCartney

Shoreline Concerts in the Park
Concerts are free and start at 7

July 10 Shaggy Sweet
July 24 Creme Tangerine
July 31 Downtown Mountain Boys
Aug 7
Impossible Bird
Aug 13 Shoreline Jazz Camp Student and Faculty Ensembles
Aug 21 Carrie Clark and the Lonesome Lovers

White River Amphitheatre

Aug 14

Auburn's Soundbites
Concerts are free at noon in Auburn's City Hall Plaza

July 11
Off the Hook
July 18 Bobby Medina's Samba to Soul
July 25 The Castaways
Aug 1 Darren Motamedy
Aug 8 Wally and the Beavs

Auburn Kids SummerStage
Concerts are free at noon in Auburn's Les Gove Park

July 10
Recess Monkey
July 24 Caspar Babypants
July 31 Roving Reptiles
Aug 14 Rolie Polie Guacamole
Aug 21 Nancy Stewart
Aug 28 Johnny Bregar

Salish Lodge and Spa's Music on the Green
$95 tickets include admission for two, a picnic with a blanket, bottle of wine, and small bites

July 11
Star Anna
July 25 Kris Orlowski
Aug 8 Jason Dodson and Tim Gadbois of the Maldives
Aug 22 Shelby Earl

Snoqualmie Casino Mountain View Plaza

July 14 Kenny Loggins
Aug 4
The Mid Summer Golden Songs Concert
Aug 8 Frankie Valli
Aug 11 Dwight Yoakam
Aug 12 Roger Hodgson
Aug 15 Whitesnake
Aug 16 Robert Cray Band
Aug 18 Tower of Power and Average White Band
Aug 25 The Beach Boys
Aug 30 Kool and the Gang
Aug 31 Teen Idols (Peter Noone, David Cassidy, Micky Dolenz)

Gorge Amphitheatre

July 20
John Mayer
July 26 & 27 Phish
Aug 2–4 Watershed Festival (Sold out)
Aug 24 Black Sabbath
Aug 30–Sept 1 Dave Matthews Band with the Head and the Heart
Sept 6 & 7 KISW Pain in the Grass (Jane's Addiction, Alice in Chains)
Sept 14 Zac Brown Band
Sept 28 Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson

Olympic Music Festival

July 13 & 14
Mozart Festival
July 20 & 21 Romantic Music
July 27 & 28 Beethoven Festival
Aug 3 & 4 Gypsy Reflections
Aug 10 & 11 Beethoven, Walton, Foss, and Dvorak
Aug 17 & 18
Schubert Festival
Aug 24 & 25 Czech and French Soundscapes
Aug 31 & Sept 1 Season Finale

Jazz on the Lawn at Cedarbrook Lodge

July 12
The Kora Band
July 26 Sweeter than the Day
Aug 9 Gail Pettis
Aug 23 Susan Pascal's Brazil Project

Maryhill Winery Concerts

July 14 Counting Crows and the Wallflowers
Aug 17 Daryl Hall and John Oates
Aug 24 Willie Nelson

Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

July 13 Built to Spill, Father John Misty, Mudhoney, Shabazz Palaces, and more.

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

July 26 & 27 The Helio Sequence, Fruit Bats, Lemolo, Kithkin, and more.

Capitol Hill Block Party

July 26–28 The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Pickwick, and more.

Doe Bay Festival

Aug 8–11 Built to Spill, Shabazz Palaces, the Maldives, Star Anna, and more.


Aug 31–Sept 2 Heart, Fun., Death Cab for Cutie, and more.

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