City Announces 2012 Mostly Music in the Park Concert Lineup

Nine performers are scheduled for the Mostly Music in the Park 2012 concert series at Mercerdale Park.

and the 's have released this summer's line-up for the ever-popular Mostly Music in the Park free concert series at .

Concerts feature various bands and artists from around the Puget Sound region, performing a wide variety of music. The bands play under the covered Veteran's Recognition Pergola.

The summer concert series starts July 22 and performances begin at 7 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday night through August. The Mostly Music in the Park concert series is supported through the generous donations of local sponsors.

Last year, the concerts were sponsored by local residents, retailers and community groups, including: The Law Office of William Hochberg, , , , , Kimberly's Old Rugs, ., , , Mercer Island Community Fund, , 4 Culture —King County, , TK Chocolates and the .

2012 Mostly Music in the Park CONCERT LINE-UP

  • Sunday, July 22
    Dixie Kings Jazz Brass
    Old school jazz with audience sing-a-longs
  • Thursday, July 26
    Eclectic Approach

    Original songs of blended poetic hip-hop infiltrated with rock
  • Sunday, July 29
    Convergence Zone Bluegrass
    Bluegrass and country, folk and a little pop
  • Thursday, August 2
    Wild Snohomians

    A little bit country, a lil’ bit rock-n-roll with a taste of rock-a-bility and swing
  • Sunday, August 5
    Snake Suspenderz

    Cartoon jazz with a blend of hits from the 1920’s & 1930’s
  • Thursday, August 9

    French Café music
  • Sunday, August 12
    Route 66

    Big Band sound from the Swing era
  • Thursday, August 16

    High-energy Afropop music with Zimbabwean and South African influences
  • Sunday, August 19
    Smilin’ Scandinavians

    Mix of Polka, Scandinavian folk, traditional country western, Dixieland and Big Band Swing

For more information, visit the city of Mercer Island's website.

Kendall Watson March 08, 2012 at 10:18 PM
The Arts Council always seems to do a great job finding a variety of performers on a shoestring budget. How do you think they did this year? Any performer stand out? Who was your favorite performer last year?
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA March 09, 2012 at 03:14 AM
If it isn't raining, these are well worth attending- and thereby supporting. J-


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