Brownsmead Flats

The Brownsmead Flats.

ASTORIA – The Astoria Library’s 10th Street Stage outdoor concert series kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, with the Brownsmead Flats.

Concerts take place on the steps of the library, 450 10th St., and admission is free.

The Brownsmead Flats are known for creating a fun-loving atmosphere and music for young and old alike.

Their style – which they call “Crabgrass” – is folk/bluegrass with a maritime flavor and a strong emphasis on vocal harmonies.

The versatile quintet employs a variety of instruments.

Dan Sutherland plays the hammered dulcimer, mandolin and fiddle. Ray Raihala picks banjo, guitar and mandolin. Robert Stevens is featured on guitar and banjo, and John Fenton on bass and mandolin. Ned Heavenrich plays harmonica.

The series continues at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, with Brazilian groove group, Euphoria.

10th Street Stage is a program of the Astoria Library, sponsored by the Liberty Theatre, the Astoria Oregon Public Library Foundation and the Astor Library Friends Association.

For more information, call 503-325-7323 or visit

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