Arts & Entertainment

Time for Live @ 5

Live from Richland, it's music night on Thursdays.

The city's Live @ 5 series begins May 20 with Jim Basnight. The music continues Thursdays through July 15.

The concerts are free.

The bands play from 5 to 9 p.m. at John Dam Plaza, in front of the Federal Building at Jadwin Avenue and Knight Street.

There also will be wine and beer gardens, as well as a kids' zone for children, commercial vendors, food booths and a visit from Big Top the Clown.

Here's the lineup

-- May 27: Ryan Larsen Band plays country

-- June 3: Phoenix pays rock and blues

-- June 10: Mudshark plays rock

-- June 17: Locust Street Taxi plays blues and ska

-- June 24: Primitive Circus plays a little bit of everything

-- July 1: Moko Jumbie plays Caribbean music

-- July 8: The Perones play rock

-- July 15: IV plays rock

Sponsors include Pepsi, Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, Ice Harbor Brewing Company, Barnard Griffin Winery, Let's Party, the city of Richland and Jiffy Lube.