Music under the sun. Music under the stars. The Mid-Willamette Valley is teeming with live music to fill both your days and nights with the sweet sounds of summer. From rock to country, check out what you can hear.

River Rock Concert Series

Shake, rattle and roll your way into the weekend with a Wednesday night concert in the park at the River Rock Concert Series. Blankets and low-level lawn chairs are permitted at this festival-seating outdoor music series. A kids area will entertain the young ones while waiting for the music to begin. Picnics are permitted, along with water in a sealed bottle. There also will be a variety of food, wine and beer available for purchase. No pets. When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 12-26. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Where: Riverfront Park Amphitheater, 200 Water St. NE. Cost: $10 to $30. Purchase a series pass for all three shows for $47. Children 10 and younger free with a paid adult. Tickets: Online at riverrock.ticketleap.com (handling fee applies) or in person at Withnell Dodge, 2650 Commercial St. SE. Information: 503-763-1944 or riverrocksalem.com

The lineup:

July 12: Con Bro Chill — Party tunes. Cost: $15 in advance. $20 at the gate.

July 19: Matt Nathanson — Folk/rock singer/songwriter. Cost: $25 in advance. $30 at the gate.

July 26: Blues Traveler — Rock. Cost: $25 in advance. $30 at the gate.

Monmouth Music in the Park

Monmouth’s Music in the Park is a midweek musical menagerie of tunes for all tastes, plus it’s free. Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase. There will be arts, crafts and garden activities for kids, but please leave pets at home. When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 5-Aug. 30. Where: Main Street Park, Monmouth. Information: 503-838-0722

The lineup:

July 5: Shinkle Family Band Folk — Country

July 12: Wildwood Allstar Review — Rock

July 19: Hillstomp — Blues

July 26: Jenny Don’t & The Spurs — Country

Aug. 2: Sol Seed — Reggae

Aug. 9: Cascade Crescendo —Jamgrass

Aug. 16: Root Jack — Rock

Aug. 23: Dina y Los Rumberos — Cuban Salsa

Aug. 30: Coming Up Threes — Celtic

Wine Country Rocks Concert Series

Take in a view of valley and vine while attending the Wine Country Rocks Concert Series at Eola Hills Wine Cellars’ Legacy Estate Vineyard. It’s festival seating on the lawn, so bring your blanket to sit on. Food and drink will be available for purchase; no outside food and beverages are permitted. No pets. When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Concert 7 to 9 p.m. except Aug. 21. Where: Legacy Estate Vineyard, 1600 Oak Grove Road NW. Information: 503-623-2405. Purchase tickets at eolahillswinery.com/concerts.

The lineup:

June 9: Williams & Ree — Music and comedy. Cost: $15.

June 23: Showdown — Country rock. Cost: $10.

July 7: Dancehall Days — Cover band. Cost: $15.

July 21: Cloverdayle — Country Cost: $25.

Aug 18: Nu Shooz — Pop, R&B, soul and funk. Cost: $25.

Aug. 19: Patrick Lamb — R&B, soul and jazz Cost: $15.

Aug. 20: Quarterflash — Rock. Cost: $25.

Aug. 21: 5 Guys Named Mo — 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., part of Eclipse Viewing Package. Cost $150.

Keizer Concert Series

From Cuban salsa to the classic oldies, the Keizer Concert Series is a collection of cool tunes with just the right amount of shaded seating, and there’s no need to bring our own chair, but you may want a blanket, just in case. Beer, wine and food are available for purchase. Outside food and drinks are not permitted, and pets should be left at home. When: 6:30 p.m.; gates open at 5 p.m. Where: Keizer Rotary Amphitheater, Keizer Rapids Park, 1900 Chemawa Road N., Keizer. Information: kraorg.com

The lineup:

June 24: Dina Y Los Rumberos — Cuban salsa

July 8: Hawaiian Luau Event

July 15: Johnny Limbo & the Lugnuts — Classic oldies

July 18 to 22: Shakespeare in the Park — Homegrown Theater presents “Romeo & Juliet”

July 29: Brady Goss — Piano and vocals

Aug. 5: Harvest Gold — Neil Young Tribute Band

Aug. 11: Salem Bowie Tribute — David Bowie Tribute Band

Aug. 12: The Severin Sisters — Americana

Aug. 16: Uptown Music Showcase (Keizer has Talent)

Aug. 18: Syco Billy’s — String band

Aug. 19: Ty Curtis — Blues rock

Aug. 20: David Klinkenberg (Paid event)

Aug. 21: David Klinkenberg (Solar Eclipse Event)

Aug. 26: Patrick Lamb — R&B, soul and jazz

Sept. 2: Paradise of Samoa Luau (Paid event)

Sept. 9: JFK — Hard rock

River’s Edge Summer Series

Rock out at the River’s Edge Summer Series. This year’s lineup features a variety of country, blues, rock and bands paying tribute to some of the greats. Seating is on the lawn, so bring your blankets. Concessions and a wine and beer tent open at 6 p.m. When: Fridays in July and August. Where: Riverview Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Information: independenceamphitheater.com.

The lineup:

July 14: Ty Curtis — Blues rock, 7:30 p.m.

July 21: Billy Idol Generation — Billy Idol tribute band, 8 p.m.

July 28: 5 Guys Named Moe — Dance and show band, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 4: Shoot to Thrill — AC/DC tribute band, 8 p.m.

Aug. 11: Schwing Band — ‘90s rock and pop, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 18: Pump — Aerosmith tribute band, 8 p.m.

Aug. 19: Pyromania: The Def Leppard Experience — Def Leppard tribute band, 8:30 p.m.

Aug. 25: Chance McKinney — Country, 7:30 p.m.

Kathken Vineyards Summer Music Series

Grab your camp chair and/or blanket and escape to the tree-lined oasis of Kathken Vineyards for a night of music. Shows will be canceled if it rains in the afternoon; call for status of event if unsure. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Wine is available by the glass or bottle. No ice chests or outside food/beverages permitted. No minors or pets. Onsite parking is free. When: 7 to 10 p.m. June 21-Sept. 7. Where: Kathken Vineyards, 5739 Orchard Heights Road NW. Cost: $10 except where noted. Information: 503-316-3911.

The lineup:

June 24: Petty Fever — Tom Petty tribute band

July 1: Ellen Whyte Trio — Blues and rock with jazz influence (yurt)

July 8: Karen Lovely & Ben Rice — Blues

July 14: Jake Blair Band — Blues rock

July 15: NW Women Blues featuring Sonny Hess and Joanne Broh & Co.

July 28: Hank Shreve Band — Blues, funk and rock

July 29: Ty Curtis Band — Blues rock

Aug. 5: Styxperience — Styx tribute band

Aug. 11: Flextones — Classics and favorites

Aug. 12: 2017 Memphis Blues Finalist Rae Gordon & Garry Meziere — Blues

Aug. 19: Gold Dust — Fleetwood Mac tribute band

Aug. 21: Gabe Cox — Blues rock, 10 a.m. to noon Eclipse party (yurt)

Aug. 26: Barracuda — Heart tribute band

Sept. 2: Ty Curtis Band — Blues rock

Sept. 10: Fourth annual St. Thomas Jazz Festival — Social services fundraiser event featuring music by La Ronda Steel and Louis Pain, noon to 5 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Music on the Willamette

Savor your Sunday with an afternoon by the river with Arcane Cellar’s Music on the Willamette program. In addition to the tunes, you also can play games such as Bocce ball and horseshoes. Plus there is food cart service from Blue Belle Mobile Kitchen and local wine and beer available for purchase. When: Sundays; vineyard open noon to 5 p.m. with music 1 to 4 p.m. Where: Arcane Cellars, 22350 Magness Road NW. Cost: $5, free for club members. Information: 503-868-7076 or go to arcanecellars.com/2017-music-on-the-willamette

The lineup:

June 11: Kathryn Grimm Trio  —Uptempo Latin jazz, pop, funk and soul

June 25: Christ Estes Blues Band — Blues

July 9: Copper Ridge — Outlaw country

July 23: Bigfoot Mojo — Eclectic blend of bluegrass, gypsy jazz, old blues and originals

Aug. 6: Paula Byrne Quartet — Jazz

Aug. 27: Leanne McClellan Band — Eclectic variety of rock, pop, jazz and blues

Carlee Wright is a community instigator and Salem advocate. Follow her on Twitter @CarleeWrightSJ, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/CarleeWrightSJ.

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