Every Thursday during the month of August, the Madrona Community Council and Ewing & Clark will host a free concert series starting at 6pm in the Madrona Playfield.
This is an great way to soak up these lovely summer evenings and really take advantage of the wonderful weather we are getting. Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and come unwind to the tunes of Seattle’s most talented musicians.
Series Line Up:
August 6th – Azanga Marimba, Check out this awesome and lively African marimba one of their performances here
“Our ensemble plays using eight marimbas – three Sopranos, three tenors, a baritone, and a base – and hoshos, or gourd shakers. The marimbas are handcrafted xylophones made from various hardwoods. The keys are fine-tuned to reflect tones playing African societies. Each key sits above a resonator with a vibrating membrane to amplify the sound and add a unique “buzz” to the music.”
August 13th – Lucile Street
A five person band that includes Christopher Magee on trombone, Mark Aaron on bass, Damien Garcia on drums, Peter O’Neil on guitar, and featuring Becky Lewis on vocals.
August 20th – Alkali Earth, youth metal band from Washington Middle School
“Formed in 4th grade in 2013, Alkali Earth consists of four pre-teens with a passion for 80’s thrash metal and its predecessors. In addition to covers from Rush, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Black Sabbath and the like, they play a few original songs, loosely focused on what their parents are currently doing to the planet.”
You can hear more of their great tracks here
August 27th – The Professors – SPU Professors (& Betsy Erving’s owner of the Arts Aloft’s, husband) featuring 60’s rock and roll.
These professions are going to teach you a thing or two about good old rock ‘n roll. You’re homework assignment for the evening…. boogie!