ILWACO — Take in the spectacular scenery and sounds at the 14th annual Waikiki Beach Concert Series at Cape Disappointment State Park kicking off at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, with blues and jazz artists Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons.
The free concerts are on Saturdays through Aug. 24 on the lawn at Cape Disappointment’s Waikiki Beach, 244 Robert Gray Drive, Ilwaco, Wash. The concert venue is located along Jetty Road near the south end of the park. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own seating, blankets and insect repellent.
The summer lineup includes Japanese taiko (drumming) and folk dance from Unit Souzou on June 22; Celtic music from Beltaine on July 13; local band Brownsmead Flats on July 27; guitar, violin and foot drums from The Winterlings on Aug. 10 and jazz and world music from the Unexpected Brass Band on Aug. 24.
The free concerts are co-sponsored by the Folk & Traditional Arts Program and the Friends of the Columbia River Gateway.