By David Nguyen
Portland Parks & Recreation's Washington Park Summer Festival, presented by Daimler, comes to a close this weekend with three final performances. Join us at the Washington Park Amphitheater at 6 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 pm on Sunday.
This weekend's special performances include:
Friday August 10, 6 pm
The David Gerald Band
Mississippi-born blues man with deeply rooted music traditions, now based in Detroit and hailed for his gritty, guitar-driven blues performances.
Saturday August 11, 6 pm
Indie fave bluegrass pickers who imbue their music with an old-time spirit that's harmonious, celebratory and delivered with a punk soul.
Sunday August 12, 7:30 pm
Plan 9 from Outer Space
FILMUSIK’s original performance of a 1959 cult classic. This surreal and magical combination of film, live music, and sound effects brings the Festival to a hilarious close.
Attendees are encouraged to avoid parking hassles by riding TriMet to the park. Take the MAX Blue or Red line to Jeld-Wen Field, King's Hill Station or the Oregon Zoo, then catch bus #83-Washington Park Loop which runs approximately every 25 minutes, offering extended service to accommodate concert crowds. Regular TriMet fares apply.
As always, we'd like to give special thanks to our sponsors who help make Summer Free For All possible.
Check out the 2012 Summer Free For All schedule for an event near you.