MUSIC MONDAY CONCERTS
Season of Music Mondays begins July 6th and each Monday evening
thereafter through August 31st.
The free concerts are supported by City
of Gresham Arts & Culture grant and Multnomah County Arts Coalition grant and presented by
Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation.
held at Gresham’s Arts Plaza at 401 NE 2nd Street, between Hood and
Kelly Avenues. Music begins at 6:30 pm,
ending at 8:00 pm. The community is invited
to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to spread out over the
lawn and Plaza.
will commence with a new project, “Rising Stars” performing Broadway Sounds. Area high school sophomores and juniors will
participate in a collaborative and authentic learning environment experiencing
the components of musical theater. The
Rising Star Project uses the resources and professional knowledge that exist at
Stumptown Stages and the Center for the Arts Foundation with connecting students
with professionals in a week-long workshop. Broadway
Sounds will feature a student cast and musicians, student technical crew
and stage-set art.
program features crowd favorite music genres and opportunities to swing, sway
and jive the evening away.
Monday July 6th Rising
Stars. High school students performing “Broadway Sounds”. A new summer
workshop project for sophomores & juniors from area high schools, learning
from professionals. Workshop covers
drama & vocal, musicians, set design and sound/light taught by are
professionals. A joint project of Center
for the Arts Foundation and Stumptown Stages.
Monday July 13th Julie McCarl
song, piano, guitar and on stage charm have made this group a premier event.
Plan to enjoy and harmonize with them all evening long.
July 20th Picante Enjoy
the Hot Latin Rhythms from one of Portland’s premier Afro-Cuban Jazz Bands.
July 27th Kathy Boyd and
Phoenix Rising Bluegrass
winner of the 2014 International Music & Entertainment Association Holiday
Song of the Year. This group connects with the audience both on and off the
Monday August 3rd Sister Mercy
energy Blues Rock Band that really delivers.
Monday August 10th Saturated Phats
Rock with a unique sound and perfect harmony.
Monday August 17th Tony Starlight
Band through ‘70’s standards --- Enjoy this love letter to the bygone days of
live stage entertainment. A really great musical experience!
Monday August 24th Norman Sylvester Band
NW Blues from Cascade Blues Assoc.”Lifetime Achievement” winner “Boogie Cat”
Norman Sylvester. A totally unique musical evening!
Monday August 31st Geno Michaels Band
& Neo-Soul, R&B, and Jazz/Funk ---You can Feel the Rhythm. This group
really covers a wide variety for your listening and dancing pleasure.