Matthew Melendez, the founder and general director of the Union-based Great Bend Center for Music, leads a sing-along with a crowd dubbed the Great Bend Beer Choir Friday evening outside the Potlatch Brewery in Hoodsport. The theme was the 1960s, and the songs include "Brown Eyed Girl," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" and "House of the Rising Sun." The organization hosts the Hoodstock Summer Music Camp from Aug. 14-19 at the Salmon Center in Belfair. Information: www.greatbendmusic.org/soundscholars.
Kneeland park music series starts tonight
The local band The Varmints kick off the Shelton Skookum Rotary Club's annual Music in the Park series with a performance from 7 to 8:30 tonight in Kneeland Park in Shelton.
The free, family-friendly concerts continue at the same time Tuesday evenings with Big Love Band on July 13, The Lady Drinks Whiskey on July 20, Hurts Like Hell on July 27, Hilary Scott on Aug. 3 and Pop Up Choir on Aug. 10.
Bluegrass from the Forest this weekend
The Kristmas Town Kiwanis Club's 18th annual Bluegrass Fro...