Outdoor summer concerts, often enjoyed with a picnic while lounging on a nice green lawn, are a summer tradition in and around Seattle. Here's what's on the schedule for the 2013 summer concert season in the Puget Sound Region.
Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series
These outdoor summer concerts take place on a sloping lawn. Arrive early to enjoy a winery tour and tasting, to wander the winery grounds, and then savor an outdoor picnic. Food can be purchased on site.
- Jun 15 - A Prairie Home Companion featuring Garrison Keillor
- Jun 29 - Steve Miller Band
- Jul 7 - Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and Berlin with Terri Numm
- Jul 13 - Chris Botti
- Jul 15 - Counting Crows with The Wallflowers
- Jul 18 - David Byrne and St. Vincent
- Jul 27 - Chateau St. Michelle Festival of Jazz
- Jul 28 - Gipsy Kings
- Aug 2 - Lyle Lovett & His Large Band
- Aug 8 - Gladys Knight & The O'Jays
- Aug 9 - Harry Connick Jr.
- Aug 10 - Harry Connick Jr.
- Aug 24 - Chris Isaak
Marymoor Park Concert Series
Relax and enjoy live music at this huge outdoor space at King County's Marymoor Park in Redmond.
- Jun 19 - Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and Stephen Marley
- Aug 4 - Pink Martini
- Aug 6 - Sublime with Rome and Iration
- Aug 10 - 107.7 The End's Summer Camp
- Aug 13 - Daryl Hall & John Oates
- Aug 15 - Steely Dan
- Aug 23 - Willie Nelson & Family
- Sep 24 - Further featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir
Snoqualmie Casino: Summer Series at Mountain View Plaza
The outdoor summer concerts at North Bend's Snoqualmie Casino can be enjoyed by those 21 and over.
- Jul 3 - Ziggy Marley with Eric Burdon & The Animals
- Jul 11 - Bill Engvall
- Jul 14 - Kenny Loggins
- Aug 8 - Frankie Valli
- Aug 11- Dwight Yoakam
- Aug 12 - Roger Hodgson, voice of Supertramp, and band
- Aug 15 - Whitesnake
- Aug 16 - Robert Cray
- Aug 18 - Tower of Power
- Aug 24 - David Sanborn and Bob James
- Aug 25 - The Beach Boys
- Aug 30 - Kool & the Gang
- Aug 31 - Teen Idols
Tulalip Amphitheatre at Tulalip Resort Casino
The summer concerts at this outdoor amphitheatre in Marysville are for those 21 and over.
- Jul 6 - The Go-Go's and The B-52s
- Jul 21 - Gretchen Wilson
- Jul 28 - Frampton's Guitar Circus with Kenny Wayne Shepherd
- Aug 15 - Sammy Hagar Four Decades of Rock
- Aug 18 - Melissa Etheridge
- Aug 25 - Foreigner
- Sep 7 - Doobie Brothers and America
White River Amphitheatre
Enjoy Mount Rainier views along with live music. Located on the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation in Auburn, Washington, this outdoor concert venue seats 20,000, with 9,000 of those seats under cover.
- Jun 15 - Vans Warped Tour
- Jun 20 - Bad Company & Lynyrd Skynyrd: The XL Tour
- Jun 29 - Last Summer on Earth - Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, and Guster
- Jul 3 - Mayhem Festival
- Aug 14 - Mermaids of Alcatraz Tour with The Script and Gavin DeGraw
Woodland Park Zoo: Zootunes
You can bring your own picnic to these evening zoo concerts at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo.
- Jun 23 - John Prine with Kendel Carson & Dustin Bentall
- Jun 30 - Old Crow Medicine Show
- Jul 7 - Huey Lewis and the News: SPORTS 30th Anniversary Tour
- Jul 17 - John Hiatt & The Combo with Holly Williams
- Jul 24 - An Evening with Randy Newman
- Jul 26 - LeAnn Rimes
- Jul 30 & 31 - Indigo Girls with Lindsay Fuller
- Aug 7 - Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with JJ Grey & Mofro
- Aug 11 - Todd Snider's Traveling Folk Show featuring Shawn Mullins, Hayes Carll and Sarah Jarosz
- Aug 15 - Loreena McKennitt
- Aug 22 & 23 - Brandi Carlile
The 2013 outdoor summer concert season in Seattle looks like it will be an exciting one, offering lots of popular favorites.