Wed., July 3rd – Christie Huff

Christie Huff is a country singer-songwriter who blends pop into her soulful sound. Originally from Arizona, she now resides in LA but frequently travels to Nashville for co-writing sessions. Christie is well-known in LA and Orange County and performs both acoustically and with her band. She has played at iconic LA venues such as Hotel Café, The Mint, and The Viper Room.

Her singles “Halfway Fell”, “Palm Reader”, and “Blow Off Steam” each garnered over 1 million streams on Spotify’s Hot Country Playlist. “Black and White” has 3 million streams and was featured on Apple Music’s Soundcheck and Country Risers Playlists.

Christie has opened for major country artists including Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Kip Moore, and Toby Keith. She is set to perform at The Porterfield Country Music Festival and CountryFest with Keith Urban and Eric Church in 2024. She has also performed internationally, including sold-out shows in London.

July 11th – Chance McKinney

Chance McKinney, a country music artist from Seattle, Washington, will be performing at our Kirkland, WA concert series. Originally from Lolo, Montana, Chance graduated summa cum laude from Washington State University with a degree in Mathematics and teaching. In 2009, while teaching math at Kamiak High School, he entered and won Country Music Television’s Music City Madness competition for unsigned artists with his single “Be Real” securing over one million votes.

This victory launched his music career, leading to tours with renowned artists such as Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, and Dierks Bentley. Chance has also performed at major festivals including Watershed Music Festival and the Oregon Jamboree. His experience and dedication to his craft have made him a standout artist in the country music scene. Don’t miss the chance to see him live in Kirkland!

July 18th – Vertigo Zoo

Emerging from the working-class roots of Dublin, Ireland, U2 became one of the most impactful and best-selling groups of all time. Vertigo Zoo (VZ) captures U2’s incredible music and spirit like no other tribute act. U2’s music was made to be played live, and Vertigo Zoo brings you to the front row of an intimate concert experience!

Vertigo Zoo performs early releases like “Gloria,” “I Will Follow,” and “Electric Co.” They ignite the stage with anthems like “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “New Year’s Day,” and “Pride (In the Name of Love).” Their setlist includes soulful classics like “One,” “Bad,” “With or Without You,” and “Angel of Harlem,” as well as rockers like “Vertigo,” “Bullet the Blue Sky,” and “Desire.” Fans rave about their shows:

“I could have been fooled that I was at a U2 concert.” – P.T. “These guys are easily the best local live band I have seen in years. Anyone who enjoys U2 needs to make the time to check them out!” – R.M. Come see Vertigo Zoo, and you’ll be convinced “It’s a Beautiful Day” after all!

July 25th – Adrian Xavier

Adrian Xavier has been spreading his uplifting message through music for two decades, performing at festivals, colleges, and various events. A lifelong part of Seattle’s vibrant music scene, he;s performed over 50 times with original members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Heart and regularly features with Marmalade, Seattle’s longest-running funk collective. His deep connection to reggae has led to collaborations with artists like Prezident Brown, Rocker T., Ras Michael, Clinton Fearon, and Marty Dread.

His debut album, R Nature, mixed at Pearl Jam’s studio, features legendary musicians from Seattle and Jamaica and gained global praise with tracks like “Mother Nature” and “Unleash the Lion.” With three albums and nearly 20 collaborations, Adrian Xavier blends solid reggae dub sounds with socially aware lyrics, inspiring listeners from all walks of life. Whether performing with his band or solo acoustic, his music provides a refreshing, engaging experience for all audiences.

August 1st – The Beat Project

The Beat Project (TBP) is a high-energy band that delivers top 40 hits from the 70s to today with unmatched enthusiasm and skill. Composed of seasoned musicians, TBP brings an electrifying presence to every performance, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all audiences. 

Their diverse repertoire spans decades, featuring familiar favorites that get everyone on their feet. Whether it’s a classic tune from the 70s or a current chart-topper, TBP’s dynamic performances are guaranteed to entertain. Join us for our concert series and experience the vibrant energy and exceptional musicianship of The Beat Project!

August 8th – Laurel Canyon Legacy

Laurel Canyon Legacy celebrates the explosion of popular music that emerged from LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s, as folk music blended with rock and went electric. Join us for a musical journey through the 60s and 70s, featuring beloved songs by iconic artists such as The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, The Byrds, Beach Boys, Carole King, America, Buffalo Springfield, The Mamas and the Papas, The Doors, The Monkees, The Association, Jackson Browne, Carly Simon, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, CSNY, Joni Mitchell, and more.

Laurel Canyon Legacy’s performances capture the spirit and sound of this influential era, bringing timeless classics to life with authenticity and passion. Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of Laurel Canyon and its legendary music at our concert series.

August 15th – Point of Sail

Point of Sail is a seven-piece yacht rock tribute band from Seattle, WA, established in 2022 by vocalist Brian Garrison. Featuring five stellar vocalists backed by high-caliber multi- instrumentalists, including sax, trumpet, and percussion, Point of Sail delivers the lush harmonies and meticulous musical details of your favorite late 70s and early 80s grooves.

Covering bands like Toto, The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, and more, their performances will have you up and dancing. With their rich vocal harmonies and precise musical arrangements, Point of Sail brings these classic hits to life with remarkable authenticity.

August 22nd – Red Light Challenge

Red Light Challenge is a high-energy, harmony-filled pop-rock band led by brothers Sean and Kyle Luster. Born and raised in Hawaii, the curly-haired duo, now based in Boise, Idaho, have been captivating audiences since 2015. With Sean in blue and Kyle in red, they bring an infectious energy to their performances.

Their upbeat sound, reminiscent of Charlie Puth, DNCE, Andy Grammer, and Coldplay, is driven by catchy melodies that make people dance. Red Light Challenge has performed over 650 action-packed concerts, gracing events like NFL Thursday Night Football, festivals such as Treefort Music Fest and Boise Music Festival, and renowned venues including the Ford Idaho Center and House of Blues Anaheim. Their dynamic stage presence and memorable tunes ensure an unforgettable experience for all who see them live.

August 29th – Eden

EDEN is a dynamic rock/blues/pop band hailing from the Pacific Northwest, fronted by the powerhouse vocals of Savanna Woods, a recent Top 20 artist on NBC’s The Voice. Her distinctive voice harmonizes with the exceptional talents of the band: Aaron Hiebert on electric guitar, Jason Edwards on drums, and Ethan Gibbons on bass, creating an impactful and energetic sound.

They perform a diverse repertoire of original music alongside covers spanning from the 60s to today, including hits from Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC, and Stevie Ray Vaughan that guarantee to get audiences grooving. Don’t miss out on their recently released debut album, available for streaming on all platforms, to experience the electrifying essence of EDEN live!

Thank you to our 2024 Evening Concert Sponsors!

July 9th – Highlight Quartet

Jump in, Dance, and Sing with Highlight Quartet as we go on an adventure around Seattle looking for Asia’s lost bathtime buddy! 

Highlight Quartet is a women’s a cappella & barbershop music children’s entertainment group that specializes in shows for the whole family! Join them for their summer show: Just Kidding! An adventure of bathtub proportions! 

July 16th – Harmonica Pocket

Port Townsend based band The Harmonica Pocket makes Indie Acoustic Folk for Northwest families with kids.

Live shows incorporate a looping device to build a band right in front of the audience’s ears. Each instrument is played one at a time to create layers of sounds – guitar, bass, ukulele, wah-wah guitar and harmonica.

Shows are acoustic, upbeat and audiences are drawn in with catchy, melodic, well-written songs. Plenty of humor, improvisation and play are sprinkled on top. Unexpected props and a suitcase of unusual “musical instruments” keep audiences laughing and tapping their toes.

The Harmonica Pocket’s current groovy-green family album “Sing Your Song” was recorded on a tiny island in the Pacific Northwest using solar electricity and is available for listening on your preferred streaming platform.

July 23rd – Cowboy Buck

Still the #1 choice for any family event after 30 years simply because “everyone was so happy when they left and it became a flood of picture perfect, lifelong memories”. A few of the most popular songs, that can only be heard at this show, include (but are not limited too) “Cow Cow Yucky”, “Polar Bears & Penguins”, “Bouncing Up and Down”, “Flossing to the Shuffle”, “Macaroni”, “Funky Monkey” and, as mentioned, SO many more. 

Comedy and silly songs enhance your event and are in every song, written to get the good ol’ belly laugh, “Everyone Toots”, “Beef Jerky Jerk”, “Lobster Flounder”, “Fly ate the Cowpie” and “Cow Jam”. 

Inspirational songs include “Kindness”, “Garden Song”, “Love is in my Heart”, “Yeehah” and “Big Happy”.

The fun has just begun with contest’ added where everyone wins. The “Bubble Gum Contest”, “Rope Spinning”, “Out of the Box quiz” and the favorite at any event “Animal Calling”.

Your show will be packed with good music, good vibes, good, clean, family fun and you can be part of it all with one simple call.

Be part of the “Rootin’, Tootin’, Family Show” with Cowboy Buck. I am flexible, self-contained and provide all the tools for your most memorable date.

July 30th – Eli Rosenblatt

Eli Rosenblatt is a Seattle-based songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, performer, producer and teacher.  He blends the music of his Jewish heritage with Salsa, Hip-Hop, Samba, Reggae and other global rhythms to create a place where humans of all ages can shine together.

August 6th – Eric Herman

Described as “Shel Silverstein meets The Beatles,” Eric Herman is a true maverick in the kids/family music world, producing a wide and weird variety of original songs, and inventive animated videos which have been seen over 100 million times. 

Eric has performed 3,000+ shows across the U.S., with 2,999+ of them not involving his foot getting stuck in a chair. Eric lives in Walla Walla, Washington (real place), with his wife, their dog, some kids, and a lifetime supply of baking soda. 

August 13th – Kamp

10-10:30 KAMP Music Band

This is a music band formed with adult and school age students. They will perform a wide range of music to inspire: everyone can be in a band!

10:30-11 KAMP Music Ensemble

Solo and ensemble performances by KAMP Music teachers:

Peter Nelson-King: Piano, Brass Instruments

Arthur Sagami: Saxophone, clarinet, flute

Jason Jia: Violin

August 20th – Brian Vogan and His Good Buddies

Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies play music the entire family can enjoy! Brian is a songwriter, performer, and early music educator who has worked with more than 10,000 students over his 15 years of service to Seattle schools. His therapeutic music program for disadvantaged youth was championed by the great Chris Cornell (who sponsored Brian’s work in the classroom for over a decade), and Brian’s continued work with Seattle’s youth has inspired him to release seven albums of children’s music with his group, the Good Buddies. The band has performed all over the northwest, and specialize in creative, inclusive and fun music that pulls from a wide influence of style and genre. The band is currently recording their 8th album with their longtime producer Barrett Jones (Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, etc.). Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies: My Way Home will be available on major platforms in early June 2024.

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