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Summer concerts continue; movies in the park begin


The summer outdoor concerts in the park are still pouring music into the open air, so pack your picnic, blankets or low sand chairs and head out to enjoy free entertainment. This week’s lineup includes:

July 18

5 Guys Named Moe perform at 7 p.m. at Marylhurst University as part of the Summer on the Green entertainment series. This 11-piece dance band plays the best dance hits from the 70s to today.

5 Guys Named Moe

July 18, 19 and 20

“The Would-Be Gentleman,” Masque Alfresco will perform Moliere’s Commedia dell’arte Satire at 7 p.m. at George Rogers Park, 611 S. State St. Lake Oswego, on the lawn in front of the iron admission is free though the hat will be passed at the end of the show to defray expenses.

The show continues Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings through Aug. 24. This is appropriate for the whole family.

July 20

The Moonlight and Music concert series continues at Millennium Plaza Park at 6 p.m. with Naomi LaViolette.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Naomi LaViolette will be the featured performer at the Moonlight  and Music concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park.

A songwriter, pianist and vocalist, LaViolette has found an acoustic niche between the worlds of folk singer-songwriter and jazz soulstress. Her music strikes a distinctive balance between a variety of musical styles and soul-filled honesty.

LaViolette’s roots are deep in classical music, with a master’s degree in classical piano performance. She’s immersed herself in jazz standards, folk songs, soul, pop and gospel music.

All these influences weave in and throughout LaViolette’s songs, creating a musical vibe that is both vintage and current at the same time.

July 23

The Sounds of Summer concert at Foothills Park features Beatles tribute band Paperback Writer.

Paperback Writer, a Beatles Tribute band, will perform Wednesday at Foothills Park as the Sounds of Summer concert series continues. They will also perform July 24 at Tanner Creek Park in West Linn.

The Beatles Experience will take its audience on a trip through the musical years of the world’s most successful and popular rock group of all time.

Hear the melodic hits from the early years of the Ed Sullivan Show and The Beatles’ first full length film “A Hard Day’s Night” performed with “spot on” authenticity.

Featuring multiple costume changes, Paperback Writer leaves no stone unturned in presenting the most complex of production numbers with a true “Magical Mystery Tour” down “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields” while dressed smartly in the colorful and familiar Sgt. Pepper’s costumes.

Clackamas Community Band will present a musical variety concert at 7 p.m. at Hammerle Park, 1505 Lewis St. in West Linn. Members of Bolton Neighborhood Association will be serving ice cream at the event. Those attending are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket as seating is limited.

July 24

Paperback Writer will appear at Tanner Creek Park located at 3456 Parker Road in West Linn. The music begins at 6:30 p.m.

Movies in the Park begin July 24

Super Buddies opens Lake Oswegos Movies in the Park series July 24 at Millenium

“Super Buddies” rated PG will open Lake Oswego’s Movies in the Park series at Millennium Plaza Park. Bring blankets, pillows and low sand chairs. Show starts at dusk, approximately 8:30 to 9 p.m.

Come early for the best seating.

West Linn’s Movies in the Park series continues with a screening of “Rudy” at Midhill Park, 18505 Upper Midhill Drive 8:30 p.m. July 25.

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