Kitsap Opera will take part in a July 25 Port Orchard Concerts by the Bay performance at Port of Bremerton Marina Park’s gazebo. The concert will run from 6:30-8 p.m. (Kitsap Opera photo)

Kitsap Opera will take part in a July 25 Port Orchard Concerts by the Bay performance at Port of Bremerton Marina Park’s gazebo. The concert will run from 6:30-8 p.m. (Kitsap Opera photo)

2019 Concerts by the Bay schedule released

Kitsap Opera appearance July 25 is a highlight of summer series

PORT ORCHARD — Plenty of old favorites — and some new acts — will grace the gazebo stage at Port of Bremerton Marina Park this summer as part of the 2019 slate of performers for the summertime’s Concerts by the Bay.

The Fathoms O’ Fun Festival event is a weekly affair on Thursdays, beginning May 30 through Sept. 5. There will be a couple of exceptions to the Thursday evening performances (see the schedule below). The concerts will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday unless indicated otherwise below.

A highlight for the 2019 season, said Sharron King, Fathoms O’ Fun’s director, will be an appearance Thursday, July 25, by Kitsap Opera, which offers musical and theatrical performances. It will be their first appearance at Concerts by the Bay, she noted.

“The group will perform selections from Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni,’” King said, which many have called the finest opera ever composed.

Favorites from past seasons, including Danny Vernon’s “Illusion of Elvis” and Sinatra crooner Joey Jewell, will appear again this year.

Here is the schedule:

May 30 Olympic College (various tunes)

June 6 Luas Rose (country)

June 13 HD Fusion (Latin jazz)

June 20 The Big Bear Band (classic rock)

June 27 Ranger & The Re-Arrangers (Gypsy jazz)

June 28 (Friday) Hook Me Up (jazz)

June 29 (Saturday, 3-5 p.m.) Tammy Frost (Americana)

July 4 (1-2:30 p.m.) Hat Full of Rain (classic rock)

July 4 (5:30-7 p.m.) Buck & Elizabeth (children/family)

July 4 (8:30-10 p.m.) Usual Suspects (classic rock)

July 11 Mark Lewis (jazz)

July 18 (8:30-10:30 p.m.) Silver City 6 (classic rock/blues)

July 25 Kitsap Opera (musical & theatrical presentation)

Aug. 1 The Tonze (jazz)

Aug. 8 The Padillacs (classic rock)

Aug. 11 (Sunday, 12-3:30 p.m.) Battle of the Bands (all types)

Aug. 15 Celtic Spoon (Irish folk/pop)

Aug. 22 Joey Jewell (Sinatra)

Aug. 29 Danny Vernon – Illusion of Elvis (Elvis)

Sept. 5 Ignite (classic rock)

Concerts by the Bay is sponsored by the City of Port Orchard, Port of Bremerton, Kitsap Bank, Peninsula Credit Union, Denette Chu/Edward Jones Financial and Friends of the Concerts. Those wishing to make a donation to the concert series can send a check to Fathoms O’ Fun Festival Concerts, P.O. Box 312, Port Orchard, WA 98366.

The Fathoms website is www.fathomsofun.org.

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