After more than a year of lock downs and COVID-19 restrictions things are getting back to normal as the summer continues in the Yakima Valley. As businesses reopen live music is back . In fact the city of Yakima parks are alive with the sound of music and movies during three different series this summer.


Along with the city summer concerts you'll also find live music at the Apple Tree Golf Course. The next concert at the course is set for July 16. Check out the events on the web page;

The Summer Sunset Concert Series at Franklin Park, 2101 Tieton Drive, is 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The first concert happened on July 9 and the next is coming up.

July 16th            Star Anna (alt-country)
July 23rd         Jayleigh Ann & The Lost Boys (acoustic, alternative rock, pop, folk, R&B blend)
July 30th         Talbott Brothers (folk rock)
Aug. 6th          Bodies on the Beach (indie rock)
Aug. 13th        Massy Ferguson (Americana)

Viva La Musica is back at Miller Park, on the corner of North 4th Street and East E Street. Miller Park will also host the following concerts on Sundays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm:
July 18th         Los de Alla
July 25th         Destinados

Martin Luther King Jr. Park, on the corner of South 8th Street and East Beech Street, will feature Viva La Musica concerts from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the following Sundays:

Aug. 1st            Los Nuevos Sierreños
Aug. 8th           Banda Reyna de Sur
Aug.15th          Los Nuevos Principes de al Banda

Viva La Musica’s finale for this summer will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sunday, September 12 at Miller Park featuring Mariachi Barajas, Rafaga de Tierra Caliente and Mariachi Barajas.


The Outdoor Summer Cinema Series returns to the City’s Chesterley Park, on the corner of 40th Avenue and River Road. The movies will each begin at sunset, about 8:30 pm, on the next five Sundays. The film series features:

July 18th         Coco
July 25th         Dolittle
Aug. 1st           Playing with Fire
Aug. 8th          Avengers Endgame
Aug. 16th        Frozen

For more information, call 575-6020 or see Page 9 of the City of Yakima Parks and Recreation 2021 Summer Program Guide.


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