The soulful sounds of Tri-City Celtic band Skweez the Weezle will open this summer's Concerts in the Park, which alternate each week from the riverside parks in Boardman and Irrigon.
The Skweez the Weezle concert starts at 7 p.m. June 17 at Marina Park in Boardman. Admission is free. The weekly concerts are always on Monday evenings.
“We want people to come, relax and enjoy the beautiful setting along the Columbia River at the Boardman Marina Park and the Irrigon Marina Park,” said Tami Sherer, a spokeswoman for the event.
Here's the summer schedule:
June 24: Brass Fire in Irrigon
July 1: Rolling Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines pays tribute to veterans in Boardman
July 8: 98% Angels pays tribute to veterans in Irrigon
July 15: Bram Brata steel drum band in Boardman
July 22: BlueZette, a trio featuring pianoman Steve Haberman and vocalists Trish Thompson and Cathy Kelly in Irrigon
July 29: Mariachi band Los Tenerosos in Boardman
Aug. 5: Cale Moon sings gospel in Irrigon
Aug. 12: Barb Nelsen sings country in Boardman
Aug. 19: Too Tall Pappas in Irrigon
There is never a cover charge to the concerts and visitors should bring a blanket, lawn chairs and the family and be prepared to start tapping your toes, Sherer said.
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