Free Downtown Summer Sounds at City Hall Park


Happy Heartbreak, who will perform July 23 (Photo courtesy of Downtown Seattle Association)

Come check out the free concerts at City Hall Park this summer. Bring your lunch or consider grabbing something from a food truck and enjoy. All concerts begin at noon at City Hall Park, Fourth and Jefferson, just south of the King County Courthouse. Find out more.

July 9 – Andrew Landers & Mainstreet Struggleville

Andrew Landers has spent two decades playing his narrative in the unsung Americana Folk genre, a colorful, brainy singer songwriter who has shared the stage with a myriad of national artists. His music has been heard all over the United States, Europe, Africa and Latin America. With 11 records to his name, he is the epitome of a modern day traveling corduroy storytelling troubadour, changing the world one song at a time.

July 16 – Everson Pines

Everson Pines is a Seattle-based band founded by Trevor Lyon and Karl Benitez, two childhood friends who decided to start jamming one day. What started as fun, aimless jam sessions has grown into an obsession for classic rock riffs and pop melodies. With a double singer/songwriter contribution, every song has a unique flavor ranging from melodic and heartfelt to crunchy and hard-rocking.

July 23 – Happy Heartbreak

Happy Heartbreak is 5-piece alternative / emo pop band that is built around reflective lyrics, bouncy guitars and moving cello. The band is known for playing “happy sounding sad songs” and the emotive energy and performance of their live show.

July 25 – SPL Playback Showcase: Gabriel Teodros

Gabriel Teodros is a musician and writer from South Seattle who first made a mark with the group Abyssinian Creole and reached an international audience with his critically-acclaimed solo debut Lovework. He has been setting stages on fire ever since, across the US, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Ethiopia and South Africa.

July 30 – Felion

Evie B brings you FELION. Evie B ferociously prowls the funk-fusion forest with a musical arsenal that voices the spirit of R&B through the tenor saxophone, electronics, and original grooves. Joined by Evan Robertson on Bass and Evan McPherson on Guitar/ Percussion.