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Free Summer Concerts at Esther Short Park – Six to Sunset Concerts Thursdays 6-8 pm

July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - August 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

The concert series that kicked it all off! Celebrate summer with us on Thursday evenings while listening to our fantastic bands play the sun down. Bring your family and friends down to Esther Short Park, put down a picnic blanket and some lawn chairs and enjoy. 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 6 to 8 p.m. Parking is available at the Vancouvercenter garage at 601 Columbia St.

Pub in the Park

Beer and wine will be available for purchase at these events in a fenced beer garden. Reserve your VIP table by calling 360-567-1085 or email director@leadershipclarkcounty.com. VIPs receive dinner from Beaches Restaurant and Bar along with beer/wine vouchers. Proceeds support Leadership Clark County, a local nonprofit group promoting civic leadership.

The Lineup

Thursday, July 12: Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts

Sharing the stage with Chuck Berry, The Mamas and the Papas, and Paul Revere and the Raiders, Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts have toured extensively both nationally and around the world. The eight-piece band performs classic Rock and Roll oldies.


Thursday, July 19: Kalimba

This 10-piece band includes a full horn and rhythm section that reproduces the infectious grooves created by Earth Wind and Fire. Kalimba faithfully honors EWF founder, Maurice White, by featuring lush treatments of his soaring vocal harmonies.

Thursday, July 26: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra has celebrated close to forty years of providing symphonic music to our community. Its success is due to the talent and commitment of the early conductors and musicians who provided VSO’s foundation.

Thursday, August 2: Flexor T

Brian Perky (5 Guys Named Moe) and Joe Becker (KGW-TV) put their heads together to form a new country/rock band in 2010. Joined by powerful blues singer, Rebecca Brown, Flexor T is a show stopping, Vegas style country band.

Thursday, August 9: Patrick Lamb

Touring and performing as the ‘saxophonist to the stars’, Patrick Lamb has worked with Grammy winners and luminaries including Gino Vannelli, Bobby Caldwell, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Tommy Theyer, Diane Schuur, Bobby Kimball, Alice Cooper and Smokey Robinson.

Thursday, August 16: Hit Machine

Playing hits from all eras from “Staying Alive” by the Bee Gees to “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz, Hit Machine is a mainstay in the Portland metro area. The band has headlined Hood to Coast, Independence Day at Fort Vancouver, and many Portland Trailblazers games.


July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
August 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm


City of Vancouver


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