Our noon concerts are a great way to add some musical inspiration to your work week! Bring your friends and family down to Esther Short Park on Wednesdays throughout July and August, grab a spot on the lawn and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and sounds of summer.
Concerts take place from Noon to 1 p.m. Parking is available at the Vancouvercenter garage at 601 Columbia St.
Wednesday, July 5: Vancouver Pops Orchestra
Founded in 1970 right here in Vancouver, Washington, this orchestra has been a favorite at past concerts. Their mission is to inspire, motivate, and educate in a positive and encouraging environment.
Wednesday, July 12: Lincoln's Beard
Since 2006, Lincoln’s Beard has been writing, recording, and playing their original tunes far and wide throughout the Pacific Northwest. Currently a 4 piece band, consisting of acoustic guitar, electric guitar/lap steel, electric bass/banjo, and drums, their high energy shows keep your feet tapping and moving.
Wednesday, July 19: Castletown
Portland, Oregon-based Castletown blends the heart and soul of traditional Irish reels with modern folk, blues, jazz and country influences. Their new album, In Reel Time, was released in early 2016.
Wednesday, July 26: Tango Alpha Tango
Portland’s Tango Alpha Tango is a flawless fusion of blues and rock with funky bass lines and psychedelic keys.
Wednesday, August 2: Three Together
These three musicians first met at an Open Mic in Vancouver, Washington, in the spring of 1994. Soon after flutist Judy Koch and acoustic guitarist Don Mitchell formed a duo and began performing local gigs. In 1997 Portland fingerstyle guitarist, Doug Smith, graciously agreed to help them with their CD project Sorting it Out.
Wednesday, August 9: River Twain
Gus Reeves and Brad Wager make up the duo River Twain; a soulful amalgamation of roots, blues, folk and americana music collectively known as Dustbowl Soul.
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