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Outdoor shows keep fans hoppin

Summertime means Portland-area outdoor concerts. Here are some listings for concerts coming up in the (we hope) warmer weather:

• OREGON ZOO

The Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts will feature 20 shows through August, starting June 23 with Taj Mahal and Joan Osborne (check info at oregon zoo.org). For tickets to events, call 1-800-745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com.

June 23 - Taj Majal with Joan Osborne

June 25 - Mary Chapin Carpenter with Marc Cohn

July 8 - AfroCubism

July 13 - Plena Libre with Ricardo Lemvo

July 22 - The Indigo Girls with Mount Moriah

July 24 - Los Lobos with Los Lonely Boys

July 28 - Matisyahu

July 29 - Chris Isaak

July 30 - Brandi Carlile

July 31 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Bruce Hornsy and the Noisemakers

Aug. 3 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Aug. 7 - George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Aug. 10 - Imelda May

Aug. 11 - Peter Frampton

Aug. 12 - k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang

Aug. 13 - The Go-Gos ('Ladies Gone Wild' tour)

Aug. 18 - Miranda Cosgrove

Aug. 19 - The Carolina Chocolate Drops

Aug. 20 - Aimee Mann with the Weepies

Aug. 27 - Huey Lewis and the News

• NOON TUNES

The Noon Tunes Summer Concert Series is coming back to Pioneer Courthouse Square, with free concerts from noon to 1 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday (pcspdx.org).

July 5 - Riviera

July 7 - Ezra Holbrook

July 12 - Matt Brown

July 14 - Pilar French

July 19 - Kate Davis

July 21 - Redwood Son

July 26 - Come Gather Round Us

July 28 - The Matthew Lindley Commission

Aug. 2 - Tyler Stenson

Aug. 4 - Painted Grey

Aug. 9 - The Builders and the Butchers

Aug. 11 - St. James Gate

Aug. 16 - Justin Klump

Aug. 18 - Freewill Band

• PORTLAND PARKS

The Portland Parks and Recreation Department is again putting on concerts at area parks (portlandonline .com).

6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sellwood Riverfront: July 11 - TooLoose Cajun/Zydeco Band; July 18 - La Descarga Cubana; July 25 - Soul Vaccination; Aug. 1 - The Strange Tones

6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Mount Tabor: July 5 - The Twangshifters; July 12 - 3 Leg Torso; July 19 - Jujuba; July 26 - Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes

6 p.m. Tuesdays, Kenton: Aug. 16 - Norman Sylvester Band; Aug. 23 - Rob Stroup and the Blame

6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Dawson Park: July 6 - Obo Addy and Okropong; July 13 - Hillstomp; July 20 - Dirty Syncopators; July 27 - Lisa Mann and Her Really Good Band

6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Willamette: July 6 - Tony Furtado; July 13 - Linda Hornbuckle Band; July 20 - Vagabond Opera; July 27 - Malea and the Sapphire Band

6 p.m. Wednesdays, Ventura: Aug. 17 - Chata Addy and Susuma; Aug. 24 - David Correa and Cascada; Aug. 31 - The Midnight Serenaders

6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Wallace: July 7 - Padam Padam; July 14 - Stringed Migration; July 21 - Shelly Rudolph; July 28 - Signatures

6 p.m. Thursdays, Couch: Aug. 4 - Mister Ben; Aug. 11 - Conjunto Alegre; Aug. 28 - Rich Layton and the Troublemakers

6:30 p.m. Fridays, Fernhill: July 8 - The Stolen Sweets; July 15 - The Quadraphonnes; July 22 - Melao de Cuba; July 29 - Lisa and her Kin; (also Tuesday, Aug. 2, Ty Curtis Band)

6 p.m. Fridays, Elizabeth Caruthers: Aug. 19 - Water Tower Bucket Boys; Aug. 26 - Blue Cranes

7 p.m. Saturdays, Powell Butte: July 30 - Toque Libre; Aug. 6 - Rich Halley

6 p.m. Sundays, McCoy: July 10 - Cool Breeze; July 17 - Tezeta Band; July 24 - Connie Bieberach and Armonia Latina; (also Tuesday, Aug. 2, Home Brew)

• PORTLAND FESTIVAL SYMPHONY

All concerts are at 6 p.m.

July 30 - Cathedral Park

July 31 - Peninsula Park

Aug. 6 - Laurelhurst Park

Aug. 7 - Washington Park

Aug. 14 - Grant Park

• WASHINGTON PARK

The Washington Park Summer Festival showcases a diverse array of local artists and genre in free concerts, as part of PP and R's 'Summer Free for All.' Each will start at 6 p.m.

Aug. 4 - Linda Hornbuckle and the Divas of Soul

Aug. 5 - Portland SummerFest Opera in the Park

Aug. 6 - Dr. Theopolis

Aug. 7 - Portland Festival Symphony

Aug. 8 - Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited

Aug. 9 - Chervona

Aug. 10 - Dan Reed and Friends

Aug. 11 - Dr. P's Miraculous Rejuvenation Radio Hour

Aug. 12 - Northwest Dance Project and the Blue Cranes

Aug. 13 - Dina y Bamba Su Pilong D'Azucar