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Mercer Island, WA
Contact: Sarah Bluvas, Arts & Culture Coordinator
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Mostly Music in the Park

The Mercer Island Arts Council's summer concert series brings an eclectic mix of musical talents to Mercerdale Park each year. Round up your friends and family, pack a picnic, and meet us in the park for everything from jazz to Spanish guitar, bluegrass to funk, contemporary rock to Americana, and so much more!

Perform at the 2019 Series

Call for Artists for MMIP 2019
Artwork by Matt Lome
Thank you to the bands and artists who applied to perform at our 2019 series! We received more than 150 submissions from performers from around the world. The submission period is now closed. Please reach out to Sarah Bluvas at

Support the 2019 Series - Become a sponsor today!

Producing free programs like Mostly Music in the Park relies on grants and sponsorships. Learn more about supporting this program by visiting our the Parks & Recreation department's Donations & Sponsorships page

2018 Concert Series

Thank you to all who attended our 2018 concert series! We hope you enjoyed the summer line-up as well as the special Food Truck Rodeo to close the season. Planning for 2019 is underway, so stay tuned to this page for more details. If you have feedback about what bands and types of music you'd like to see next year, please reach out to Sarah Bluvas at

Special thanks to our 2018 Sponsors:

4Culture logo     Mercer Island Community Fund     MICA logo     Roanoke Inn logo     Shorewood Apartments logo     Gutter Helmet logo 

Scroll through the gallery below for images from the 2018 series.        

MMIP 2018 Poster
Mostly Music in the Park 2018 Poster

MMIP 2018 Artwork
Mostly Music in the Park 2018 Artwork by MIVAL Artist Claudia Zimmerman

Rumba Kings 2018
The Rumba Kings kick the 2018 season off on July 16

Rumba Kings dance party
Audiences start a dance party at the Rumba Kings concert

MMIP Audiences
Hanging out on the lawn during the show

EKG 2018
Milwaukee-based EKG lays down some funk


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