Island Experience

Summer Concerts & Festivals

Waterfront concerts, a lavender festival, family art days and lots of music will will keep you singing all summer

Memorial Day through Labor Day

The bluffs and beaches are alive with the sound of music this summer in the San Juans! From Doe Bay Fest and the Orcas Chamber Music Series on Orcas to Music on the Lawn and at the Port in Friday Harbor, and dances on Lopez Island, there's something to choose from on every island.

Orcas Island

•  May 10, The Fretless, Orcas Center

•  May 20, Island Sinfonia, Orcas Center

•  May 25 - Sept. 7, Live Music Fridays with Guitarist Gene Nery, Rosario Resort & Spa

•  June 2, Orcas Island Community Band Summer Concert, Orcas Center

•  June 7 - Dec. 27,  Martinis & Jazz with Martin Lund, Rosario Resort & Spa

•  June 15 - 16,  Martin Lund's One World Music Celebration: Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Boats!, Orcas Center

•  June 16 - Sept. 15, Organ Concert & Rosario History Narrative, Rosario Resort & Spa

•  June 21, Vincent Herring Quartet, Orcas Center

•  June 23, Blackbird, Fly: A Concert for Voice, Body & Strings, Orcas Center 

•  June 29, Six Guitars, Orcas Center

•  July 1 - August 26, Music in the Park on the Village Green, Village Green

•  July 1, Abbey Road Live, Orcas Center

•  July 13, Shook Twins, Orcas Center

•  July 18, Paris & Friends, Orcas Center

•  August 1 - 6, Doe Bay Fest, Doe Bay Resort

•  August 2, The Daniel Castro Band, Sea View Theater

•  August 3 - 18, Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Orcas Center

•  August 30 - Sept. 2, Orcas Island Jazz Festival, Orcas Center

Lopez Island

•  June 15 - 17, Tap Show, Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

•  July 3, Abbey Road Live! on Lopez, Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

•  July 15, Shook Twins, Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

•  August 5, Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival on Lopez, Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

•  August 11, Rhythm & Waves Festival, Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

•  August 11, Music on the Boards, Lopez Plaza Building

San Juan Island/Friday Harbor

•  May 11 - 26, DISNEY'S Beauty and the Beast, San Juan Community Theatre

•  June 2, Music by the Bay: The W Lovers

•  June 3, Barbershop Bonanza, San Juan Community Theatre

•  June 6, Music by the Bay: Emily McVicker

•  June 8, West My Friend, San Juan Community Theatre

•  June 14 & July 19, Night Music Summer Concert Series, San Juan Community Theatre

•  June 16, Music by the Bay: Zan Fiskum & Alec Shaw

•  June 23, Orca Sing, The Whale Museum

•  June 23, Blackthorn - Celtic Charm, San Juan Community Theatre

•  June 23, Music by the Bay: Sara Brown

•  June 27 - Aug. 8, Music on the Lawn, Wednesdays, San Juan Historical Society & Museum

•  June 30, Jazz at the Labs

•  June 30, Virtuoso Guitar Player - 6 Guitars, San Juan Community Theatre

•  June 30, Music by the Bay: One More Time Band

•  June 30 - Sept. 1, Music in the Park, Saturdays, Port of Friday Harbor

•  July 14, Shook Twins, San Juan Community Theatre

•  July 22 & 22, San Juan Island Lavender Festival, Pelindaba Lavender Farm

•  August 2, Music and Poetry: An Evening of Songs by Composer Morten Lauridsen, San Juan Community Theatre

•  August 23, Three Grandads and a Tenor & Brograss, San Juan Community Theatre

•  Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, Lakedale Music Festival, Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes

•  September 1, Birds of Chicago, San Juan Community Theatre