2016 lineup in Bend, Oregon features live music influenced by styles from around the world.
Central Oregon locals and visitors are invited to dance their Sundays away at the 2016 Bend Memorial Clinic (BMC) Free Summer Sunday Concert Series. These annual Sunday afternoon concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater, which start on June 5, have become a staple of summer in Bend. With musical styles ranging from hip hop to punk and from jazz to R&B, the sounds of this season’s free concerts will delight music lovers of all kinds.
For the third year, Bend Memorial Clinic is the title sponsor of the popular series. “We are excited to continue our support of the Free Summer Sunday concert series,” said Katy Wooderson, BMC Marketing Director. “Community involvement is a priority for us, and we love that the concerts get people outside to enjoy healthy, high-quality entertainment for the entire family.”
BMC in the Old Mill District offers multiple health and wellness services and is located at 815 S.W. Bond Street. The free Summer Sundays Concert Series fit well with BMC’s goals for overall community health, as concert attendees get out to enjoy family, friends, music, the outdoors and dancing. Be sure to stop by the BMC tent at the Summer Sunday Concerts to enjoy family friendly activities, cool off in the Chill Zone, grab some sunscreen, lip balm, water for your dog and enter to win a summer fun package each week.
This year’s Free Summer Sundays Concert Schedule:
• 6.5 – Tiempo Libre Afro-Caribbean Music
• 6.19 – Bel Mizik French Creole Hip Hop
• 6.26 – Five Pint Mary Irish Folk Punk
• 7.10 – Kinzel & Hyde Roots & Blues
• 7.17 – Summit Express Jazz Band Dixie Land Jazz
• 7.24 – Kitchen Dwellers Montana Galaxy Grass
Gates open each Sunday at 1p.m. and the shows run from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Come on down to the Les Schwab Amphitheater and enjoy a beautiful afternoon of great music and healthy family fun. Live music will be rounded out by many other family-oriented activities, such as bouncy houses and delicious food vendors. Visit www.bendconcerts.com or www.theoldmill.com for more information.
Shows brought to you in part by; Bend Pet Express, Redmond Airport, Boneyard Beer, Red Tank Cider, Windermere Central Oregon Real Estate, Life Flight Network and BendBroadband.
About Bend Memorial Clinic
Bend Memorial Clinic includes more than 120 providers representing 30 specialties including Urgent Care, Primary Care, Specialty Care, Imaging and Clinical Services. With six locations BMC is the largest multi-specialty group in Central Oregon and provides quality, convenient healthcare known as TotalCare™. The Clinic has provided primary and specialty care since 1946. For more information, please visit www.bendmemorialclinic.com.
About the Old Mill District
One of the Pacific Northwest’s most distinctive and dynamic mixed-use developments, the Old Mill District is located on 270 acres that formerly housed one of the largest sawmill operations in the world. The rich history of the land is coupled with spectacular mountain views, scenic river vistas and an extensive trail system to enjoy the outdoors. More than 55 local, regional and national retailers and businesses call the Old Mill District home. The Old Mill District – Bend’s most unique shopping, dining, living, and entertainment experience. www.theoldmill.com
About the Les Schwab Amphitheater
Celebrating 15 years of providing Central Oregon with a beautiful outdoor riverfront venue for concerts, festivals, sporting events and more, the Les Schwab Amphitheater is Bend, Oregon’s premier music venue. Opened in the historic Old Mill District in 2002, the Amphitheater was named in honor of a remarkable Central Oregonian, Les Schwab. The venue accommodates approximately 8,000 patrons for some of the biggest names in entertainment, the Bend Brewfest in August, plus free concerts by local and national performers in the Bend Memorial Clinic Free Summer Sunday Concert Series. www.bendconcerts.com