2013 Summer at SAM Music Lineup
Thursday Evenings, 6-8 pm (food trucks and TASTE open at 5:30 pm)
Thursday, July 11th
Band (Art of Jazz): Comfort Food
Kick off summer season at the Olympic Sculpture Park with the band Comfort Food, a fusion of electric Miles Davis and Fela Kuti˗style Afrobeats.
Thursday, July 18th
Come back for another great night at the Olympic Sculpture Park and enjoy a performance from the electro-acoustic band Lychee! Formed by Seattleite Sage Redman and Londoner Joe Gillick, Lychee combines strings, trumpet, piano, guitar, synth and processed percussion to great effect.
Thursday, July 25th
Tonight, Seattle’s six-piece Pollens captivate with their extraordinary polyrhythmic sound, influenced by African trance and contemporary choral music. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, August 1st
Band: Big World Breaks
Summer at SAM continues at the Olympic Sculpture Park! Big World Breaks, led by founder, drummer and band director Aaron Walker-Loud, returns to perform tonight. This large ensemble combines elements of soul, funk, and jazz to create powerful sonic experiences for listeners. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, August 8th
Band (Art of Jazz): The Jefferson Rose Band
Join us for a performance by the Jefferson Rose Band, featuring a driving horn sound with jazz chops and an African backbeat.
Thursday, August 15th
Band: Tacocat Join us for a great performance from Tacocat. Taking cues from American punk rock bands like the Ramones and the Go-Go’s, Tacocat entertains with their classic pop sound and playful lyrics.
Band: Rebirth Brass Band
Sponsored by Friends of Waterfront Seattle, Presented by SAM
Thursday, August 22nd
Tonight, the high-energy, 80s-themed band Rewind brings back some of pop music’s greatest hits. You’ll be dancing and singing along all evening long! Free and open to the public.
Thursday, August 29th
Band: Dancing til Dusk with Valse Café Orchestra, 6-9 pm
Bring your dancing shoes and experience social dancing with a live band, a real dance floor, and free, professional lessons with Dancing til Dusk. This special closing night of summer season features the Valse Café Orchestra. Co-presented with Seattle Parks and Recreation. Free and open to the public.