The City of Sequim held the fourth annual Karaoke Idol competition as part of the 2015 Music in the Park program on Tuesday, July 28. Sixteen musical acts competed for the title with Natalie Wilson winning first place for her versions of “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Don’t You Want Somebody to Love.” Kaylee Ditlefsen won second place and Lisa Wentworth won third place in the competition. An honorable mention was given to the duet of Katy Bowman and Michael Curran. Hosts for the evening were Pepper Fisher and Sue Hagener. The judges were Mayor Candace Pratt, Councilor Ken Hays, and City representatives Karen Kuznek-Reese and Barbara Hanna.
The Music in the Park program continues Tuesday evenings throughout August at 6:00 p.m. at the James Center for the Performing Arts, located at the Water Reuse Demonstration Sit, just north of Carrie Blake Park at 563 N. Rhodefer Road.
August 4 – Stardust Dance Band, Big Band Swing
August 11 – Ranger and the Re-arrangers, Gypsy Jazz
August 18 – Joy in Mudville, Bluegrass, Folk, Rock, Blues
August 25 – Navy Band of the Northwest
The City of Sequim would like to thank the 2015 sponsors of the Music in the Park program: Presenting sponsor Kitsap Bank, M&M Sponsors include Brokers Group Real Estate Professionals, Jarmuth Electric and Gray & Osborne; Friends of M&M are Councilor Laura Dubois, Sophie’s Florist and Paul Wentink. The Music in the Park program is funded by local businesses and citizens bringing fun and music to the City throughout the summer for the entire family.
The City of Sequim is still accepting donations and sponsorships for the 2015 Music in the Park program. For more information, or to become a sponsor, contact City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese at 681-3428 or email@example.com.