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Music on the Bay Returns August 9

“Music on The Bay” is a Non-Profit Corporation bringing musical excellence to the Bay Area, along southern Oregon’s coast. These concerts are free to the public and held on Thursdays from 7-9pm at Mingus Park in Coos Bay. For full event details visit or like Music On The Bay-Coos bay, Oregon on Facebook.

August 16: Precious Byrd - This funky band will make any event take flight! Expect the guys to show up in shirt and tie playing funky covers and orginals that will bring people to the dance floor. Precious Byrd plays across the nation and features Grammy award winning bassist Lonnie Chapin and drummer extraordinaire Michael Summers. These guys boast one of the tightest rhythm sections around. Matched with the soulful high energy of front man Corey Parnell and his brother Casey Parnell on electric, the crowd gets nothing but their all!
The band also features renowned saxophone player Andy Warr know for his work on the Oprah Winfrey show. Top it all off with lead guitarist Derek Williams who has shared the stage with Florida Georgia Line and Jack Owen, and you’ve got a full band ready to rock! Precious Byrd released their own much anticipated original album “Superphonic Magical” in 2016. They continue to spread love and music wherever they go!

August 23: The Olson Brothers

August 30: Shook Twins

September 6: Ripe

September 13: Coos Rhythm & Blues Quintet with special guests

Music on the Corner

The Coos Bay Downtown Association and The World will present the fourth annual Music on the Corner, every Friday at noon, starting July 13. This series of free one hour concerts will be held in the vacant lot at Fourth and Anderson downtown Coos Bay every Friday through Aug. 31. As always your invited to bring a chair, bring a lunch and bring a friend; but more importantly enjoy these free concerts featuring some of the area’s most talented musicians. 

Inner Sanctum Studios, a member of Coos Bay Downtown Association, is a sponsor for the 2018 Music on the Corner music series event.

Aug. 17., Al Giardinelli; Aug. 24, Dale Inskeep; Aug. 31, Coos Rhythm & Blues Q.

The full lineup will be listed at

Rhythms On The Riverfront

The Umpqua Discovery Center will host a trio of free outdoor concerts from 6p.m. to 7:30pm on the following dates:

August 23rd, 'Stillwater' featuring Rock & Roll oldies

The concerts will be held at 409 Riverfront Way 'on the waterfront', please leave the pets, cigarettes and alcohol at home.

Call 541-271-4816 for more information.

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