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
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
A little bit country, a lil’ bit rock-n-roll with a taste of rock-a-bility and swing
- Sunday, August 5
Cartoon jazz with a blend of hits from the 1920’s & 1930’s
- Thursday, August 9
French Café music
- Sunday, August 12
Big Band sound from the Swing era
- Thursday, August 16
High-energy Afropop music with Zimbabwean and South African influences
- Sunday, August 19
Mix of Polka, Scandinavian folk, traditional country western, Dixieland and Big Band Swing
For more information, visit the city of Mercer Island's website.