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Free Noon Concerts at Esther Short Park Wednesdays 12-1 pm

July 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - August 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Our noon concerts are a great way to add some musical inspiration to your work week! Bring your friends and family down to Esther Short Park on Wednesdays throughout July and August, grab a spot on the lawn and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and sounds of summer. Enjoy food provided by a variety of local vendors or bring your own pre-prepared and cold food (BBQs are not allowed at Esther Short Park).

Vendors: TBD

Concerts take place from Noon to 1 p.m. Parking is available at the Vancouvercenter garage at 601 Columbia St.

The Lineup

Wednesday, July 11: Vancouver Pops Orchestra

Founded in 1970 right here in Vancouver, Washington, the Vancouver Pops Orchestra has been a favorite at past concerts. Their mission is to inspire, motivate, and educate in a positive and encouraging environment.

Wednesday, July 18: The Pearls

Hailing from Vancouver, Washington, The Pearls are a vocal-driven band with songs the blend the spirit of travel and adventure with Cajun, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and country influences.

Wednesday, July 25: The Juleps

The Juleps are an Andrews Sisters-style, Vancouver based trio who sing jazz, blues and swing-town tunes. The Juleps have performed at the Kiggins Theatre, Fremont Theater, The Secret Society, and many other local venues.

Wednesday, August 1: Skybound Blue

Fronted by married duo Matt and Jenny Behnke, Skybound Blue is harmony-driven Americana. Their music has been hand selected for Portland’s KINK Homegrown Music Compilation and for national ad campaigns with Woolrich.

Wednesday, August 8: Mbrascatu

An indie rock band that draws from diverse European and American roots, Mbrascatu uses expressive Italian lyrics and energetic rhythms to dance to.

Wednesday, August 15: One of a Kind Drumline

The One of a Kind Drumline was started in 2003 at Vancouver’s King Elementary School by Edward A. Esparza and seven students. The group has grown to include students from grades 2 through 12 and beyond, who play the drums while promoting community involvement and volunteerism.


July 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
August 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm


City of Vancouver


Esther Short Park
415 West 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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