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Gospel music jamboree Aug. 15

MABTON - The sweet, melodic strains of Gospel music will fill Mabton's Grace Brethren Church Sunday, Aug. 15.

Lower Valley residents are invited to attend a Gospel music jamboree that afternoon, from 2 to 4 p.m. In addition to featuring an open microphone for anyone who wants to perform, several musical groups have committed to playing, including Heart Strings & Bill Lawson, Joyfull Noise and The Gospeliers.

A freewill donation will be accepted at the door of the church that day from those who attend.

Leavenworth’s Waterfront Park site of music fest

LEAVENWORTH - Bring a blanket, a picnic lunch and enjoy a day of music at Leavenworth's beautiful Waterfront Park.

This Saturday, Aug. 7, the Leavenworth Community Coffeehouse is sponsoring a music festival.

The featured performers will include:

• 12:45 p.m.—Grupo Fugaz, a popular band from Cashmere that is well known for playing Latin-American dance music, ballads and ranchera style music.

• 1:45 p.m.—Michael Carlos, a singer/songwriter who composes music that spans the genres of contemporary folk, rock and eclectic pop.

• 2:40 p.m.—Joy Mills and Tom Parker, singers and guitarists who sometime bring along a "pesky" mandolin. Their music covers a variety of folk and Americana styles.

• 3:30 p.m.—Corbin Keep, a wild cellist who keeps pushing the boundaries and transforms his traditional instrument into a tool for musical experimentation.

• 4:20 p.m.—Upper Valley Boys, a group of Leavenworth musicians who perform traditional Bluegrass music with some fiddle tunes thrown in.

• 5:15 p.m.—Jean Mann, a noted vocalist and guitarist whose music has been called self-taught.

• 6:10 p.m.—Kevin Jones and Doyle Wood, who perform a lively, rhythmic and colorful set that includes some of Jones' own compositions.

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