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Live at Lunch summer concert series kicks off in Downtown Bellevue on July 6

Downtown Bellevue's outdoor concert series will entertain audiences with a lineup of top Northwest bands every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m., July 6 through September 9.

Now in its 10th year, the Bellevue Downtown Association will present 30 concerts in the 10-week series, infusing downtown with jazz, flamenco soul, disco, R&B funk, Rolling Stones tributes and more.

Week one of the series begins Tuesday, July 6 with the Scott Lindenmuth Trio (Jazz standards at Skyline Tower), Wednesday, July 7 with New Age Flamenco (Flamenco soul at Bellevue City Hall) and Thursday, July 8 with Emerald City Throwdown (Hits from the '60s to today at Bellevue Galleria).

Tuesday and Wednesday concerts will take place in outdoor plazas and open spaces throughout Downtown Bellevue, while Bellevue Galleria's Compass Plaza hosts each Thursday concert. The annual Rockaraoke contest will be August 19 at Bellevue Galleria. Concert goers can enter to win lunch for two for a year at Tap House Grill.

Event and venue information is available at or by calling 425-453-1223. For day-of event updates, follow Live at Lunch on Facebook (Live at Lunch) and on Twitter (@Live_at_Lunch).

Each Live at Lunch concert will also host sign-ups for the BDA's Walk Downtown Bellevue campaign. Participants will receive a free Walk Downtown Bellevue Starter Kit with a free Overlake Hospital pedometer, David Barton Gym water bottle, Downtown Bellevue walking map, reusable BECU shopping bag, and more. More information on Walk Downtown Bellevue is available at

Live at Lunch is produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association and sponsored by Bellevue Galleria, Unico, U.S. Bank, Puget Sound Energy, 98.9 KWJZ, AM 880 KIXI, Warm 106.9, MOVIN 92.5, the Bellevue Reporter, Ilium and Tap House Grill.

2010 Live at Lunch Concert Series Schedule

July 6: Scott Lindenmuth Trio, Jazz Standards, Skyline Tower

July 7: New Age Flamenco, Flamenco Soul, Bellevue City Hall

July 8: Emerald City Throwdown, Hits from the 0s to today, Bellevue Galleria

July 13: Gail Pettis, Jazz Vocalist, TEN20

July 14: All Mixed Up, '80's cover band and tribute to The Cars, Expedia Building

July 15: Union Jack, Rolling Stones Tribute, Bellevue Galleria

July 20: Jonathan Kingham, Singer/Songwriter, The Bravern

July 21: Lindsay Tomasic, Singer/Songwriter, City Center Plaza

July 22: DJ Mayhem, MOViN 92.5's DJ Mayhem, Bellevue Galleria

July 27: Dave Peterson Trio, Jazz Guitarist, The Bravern

July 28: Christopher Day, Singer/Songwriter, TEN20

July 29: Stephanie Schneiderman, Singer/Songwriter, Bellevue Galleria

August 3: Everyday Jones, Acoustic Band, The Summit

August 4: The Halyards, High Energy Acoustic Rock Hits,

Symetra Financial Center

August 5: Perry Acker, Micro-brew Rock, Bellevue Galleria

August 10: Pearl Django, Gypsy Jazz, Skyline Tower

August 11: Camille Bloom, Singer/Songwriter, KeyCenter

August 12: U277, A Tribute to U2, Bellevue Galleria

August 17: Jovino Santos Neto Trio, Brazilian Jazz,


August 18: Incendio, Jazz & Jam Band, Civica Office Commons

August 19: Rockaraoke Contest, They Play, You Sing!,

Bellevue Galleria

August 24: Josh Rawlings Trio, Jazz Trio, Bellevue City Hall

August 25: Buckets of Rain, Rock n' Roll Like Mom Used to Make!, Expedia Building

August 26: Idol Eyez, Top 40 from '70s to today, Bellevue Galleria

August 31: Michael Martinez Quartet, Funky Samba, City Center Plaza

Sept. 1: The Grandtours, Alternative Country & Experimental, Newport Tower

Sept. 2: Crème Tangerine, Beatles cover band, Bellevue Galleria

Sept. 7: Bill Anschell Trio, Jazz Pianist & Composer,

Skyline Tower

Sept. 8: Greta Matassa, Jazz Vocalist,

Civica Office Commons

Sept. 9: 3D, R&B, Funk & Dance Ensemble, Bellevue Galleria

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