Northwest NEWS

August 9, 1999


Summer concerts continue

Freeway Philharmonic

Freeway Philharmonic.

   The 1999 Summer Concert Series will present the Freeway Philharmonic, an animated pop-jazz instrumental group, on Thursday, Aug. 12, at noon in DeYoung Park in Woodinville.

   The lunchtime concert is free and open to the public. DeYoung Park is located at 13680 NE 175th St., across from Molbak's.

   Appearing at the Wilmot Park Summer Concert Series on Sunday, Aug. 15, will be the Seattle Kokon Taiko Drumming Group. The free concert will begin at 6 p.m. in Wilmot Gateway Park. The group combines ancient folk art with the modern in a mix of music, dance, theater, and improvisation to create an individual style of percussive performance art.

   The park is located at 17301 NE 131st Ave. along the Sammamish River in downtown Woodinville. A free shuttle bus from Woodinville Park & Ride is available from 5:30 to 8 p.m. There is no parking at Wilmot Park. The concert is sponsored by Woodinville Parks & Recreation.

   Concert brochures are available at local libraries or by calling (425) 489-2700.