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Labor Day musical extravaganza

The 2nd annual San Juan Music Festival - Contributed art
The 2nd annual San Juan Music Festival
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Labor Day weekend will kick into gear with an all-day musical event, Saturday, in Friday Harbor.

The 2nd annual San Juan Music Festival features an expanded lineup of local bands and musicians—from jazz, blues, folk, big band and rock—performing in a single venue.

The show begins at 11 a.m., on the grounds of the former Browne’s Lumber parking lot, 330 Spring Street.

The lineup includes, the San Juan Jazz Quintet, the Wingers, The Tease and Chamelons, the One More Time Big Band, Shotgun Messengers and Debbie Nash-Strasser, accompanied by Kirk Fuhrmeister.

Sponsored by San Juan Lions Club, proceeds from the music festival benefit the Lions vision and hearing projects, such as prospective purchase of  digital screening equipment for preschoolers.

Admission is $10; free for children 12 and under. Food and beverages available for purchase.

 

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