Northwest NEWS

June 26, 2000


DeYoung Summer Concerts return

Black Irish Band

The Black Irish Band will play the music of Ireland.

   WOODINVILLE--Free lunchtime concerts in DeYoung Park and evening concerts in Wilmot Gateway Park return to Woodinville for the summer.

   The lunchtime concerts, held at DeYoung Park, 13680 NE 175th from noon to 1:15 p.m. in downtown Woodinville, will kick off July 6 with oldtime music with cultural influences by the Black Irish Band. Instrumentals by Scott Cossu will be featured on July 13. Cascadia Folk Quartet will perform on July 20, and children's pop rock group, Rockeroos, is scheduled for July 27.

   Celtic music by Golden Bough is planned for Aug. 3, and jugglemania by Rhys Thomas is set for Aug. 10. The Island Time Steel Band will play on Aug. 17; Tiller's Folly will combine Celtic music with step dancers on Aug. 24. À cappella by The Coats is planned for Aug. 31.

   The free evening concerts are held the first three Sundays in August at 6 p.m. at Wilmot Park, 17301 NE 131st Ave. NE along the Sammamish River in downtown Woodinville.

   Maya Soleil will celebrate African music and dance on Aug. 6. Hear Swamp Mama Johnson play blues on Aug. 13. Tom Landa and The Paperboys will present stompin' Celtic on Aug. 20.

   Parking is available across the street from Wilmot Park and at Woodinville City Hall at 13203 NE 175th St. There is disabled parking only at Wilmot Park.

   The concerts are sponsored by Dennis and Deborah DeYoung and Woodinville Parks & Recreation. For general information or weather-related updates, call 425-398-9327, or check the City website at