Live @ 5 – starts July 1, 2021

Note: this event has been postponed until July 8 due to the excessive heat!

HAPO Stage at John Dam Plaza in Richland
From 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Free to attend

The HAPO Live @ 5 Summer Concert Series kicks off Thursday July 1st with Voo Doo Alley.

Join 94.9 The Wolf, Eagle 106.5, Power 99.1 and 106.1 FM each and every Thursday at 5 p.m. at John Dam Plaza in Richland for Live music, great food and fun for the whole family. Beer and wine garden available to those that are 21+ (Must have valid ID).

Featured upcoming performers:
~July 1 Voo Doo Alley
~July 8 Nate Botsford
~July 15 Black Rose Concept & Snacks @ Midnight
~July 22 Torn Veil & Queensgate
~July 29 Fallout & the Stoney Lonesome Ban
~August 5 Groove Principal
~August 12 Stompin Ground
~August 19 Badlandz
~ August 26 Fat Fox & Jamie Buckley

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Mid-Columbia Symphony Celebrating Freedom Concert – July 4, 2021

Note: this performance has been cancelled due to the expected high heat on July 4th!

HAPO Stage at John Dam Plaza in Richland
From 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Free to attend

Musical Fireworks! At last, a live concert! Your Mid-Columbia Symphony is excited to present a free-to-the-public concert on July 4th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at the HAPO stage in John Dam Plaza in Richland. Help us honor and celebrate our great nation and its independence and relish the return of live orchestral performances to the Tri-Cities.

It’s Free, but any donations will be much appreciated to help defray the cost of the performance and equipment. Seating is General Admission on the lawn in front of the stage, so bring your own chairs/blankets. Please register at the web address listed below to access space reserved close to the stage. The registration form solicits donations, but the concert is Free, so choose “other” and $0 if you do not wish to donate.

The program includes a dozen or more patriotic and distinctly American pieces, including: The Star-Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes Forever, Armed Forces Salute, America the Beautiful, Liberty Bell March, American Salute by Morton Gould, Summertime from Porgy and Bess, Hoe-Down from Copland’s Rodeo, Simple Gifts, familiar pieces from West-side Story and The Grand Canyon Suite, and more.

This is an outdoor live music event. Washington State and Benton County COVID safety protocols will be followed.
Event info and seating reservations:

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