Redmond concert series begin soon

Published Jun 16, 2013 at 05:00AM

Two free outdoor concert series will kick off in Redmond parks in the next 10 days.

First up is Music in the Canyon, held at American Legion Community Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way. It begins Wednesday with the longtime local country band Countryfied, and the rest of the lineup looks like this:

July 3 — Mosley Wotta (hip-hop)

July 4 — Fourth of July celebration with the Summit Express Jazz Band, The River Pigs and more

July 17 — The Soul Benders (party music)

July 26 — Mexican Gunfight (roots-rock)

July 31 — Burnin’ Moonlight (blues ’n’ bluegrass)

Aug. 2 — The Sweatband (funk)

Aug. 14 — Hangar 52 (classic rock)

Aug. 28 — The Stunt Poets (rock)

All shows will run from 5:30-8 p.m. except the Fourth of July celebration, which will run 2-7 p.m. For more information, visit www .musicinthecanyon.com.

Then on June 26, Music on the Green begins in Sam Johnson Park at Southwest 15th Street and Southwest Evergreen Avenue. Here’s the lineup:

June 26 — TKO (funk, country and rock)

July 10 — The Pitchtones (bluegrass)

July 24 — Jacob Merlin Band (funk/jazz)

Aug. 7 — Carrie Cunningham & The Six Shooters (country)

Aug. 21 — Lori Fletcher with The Rock Hounds (rock ’n’ blues)

Sept. 4 — Hokulea Dancers (Hawaiian dance and drumming)

All Music on the Green shows will run from 6-7:30 p.m. Visit www.redmondsummer concerts.com for more.

Besides the music, both series will feature food and drink vendors and plenty of space for kids to play, adults to dance or vice versa.