Series runs July 6 – September 9, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Downtown Bellevue’s outdoor concert series will entertain audiences with a stellar lineup of top Northwest bands every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m., July 6 through September 9.  Now in its 10th year, the Bellevue Downtown Association will present 30 concerts in the 10-week series, infusing downtown with jazz, flamenco soul, disco, R&B funk, Rolling Stones tributes and more.

Week one of the series begins Tuesday, July 6 with the Scott Lindenmuth Trio (Jazz standards at Skyline Tower), Wednesday, July 7 with New Age Flamenco (Flamenco soul at Bellevue City Hall) and Thursday, July 8 with Emerald City Throwdown (Hits from the 60s to today at Bellevue Galleria).

Tuesday and Wednesday concerts will take place in outdoor plazas and open spaces throughout Downtown Bellevue, while Bellevue Galleria’s Compass Plaza hosts each Thursday concert.  The annual Rockaraoke contest will be August 19 at Bellevue Galleria.  Concert goers can enter to win lunch for two for a year at Tap House Grill.

Event and venue information is available at or by calling (425) 453-1223.  For day-of event updates, follow Live at Lunch on Facebook (Live at Lunch) and on Twitter (@Live_at_Lunch).

Each Live at Lunch concert will also host sign-ups for the BDA’s Walk Downtown Bellevue campaign.  Participants will receive a free Walk Downtown Bellevue Starter Kit with a free Overlake Hospital pedometer, David Barton Gym water bottle, Downtown Bellevue walking map, reusable BECU shopping bag, and more.  More information on Walk Downtown Bellevue is available at

Live at Lunch is produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association and sponsored by Bellevue Galleria, Unico, U.S. Bank, Puget Sound Energy, 98.9 KWJZ, AM 880 KIXI, Warm 106.9, MOVIN 92.5, the Bellevue Reporter, Ilium and Tap House Grill.

Established in 1974, the Bellevue Downtown Association is a nonprofit membership organization charged with leading the continuing evolution of Downtown Bellevue as the economic and cultural heart of the Eastside. The BDA also produces the annual Bellevue Jazz Festival presented by First Tech Credit Union, the 6th Street Fair, the Group Health Ice Arena in Bellevue Downtown Park, and co-produces the Symetra Bellevue Family 4th.

2010 Live at Lunch Concert Series Schedule

Date Band Location
Jul. 06 Scott Lindenmuth Trio ● Jazz Standards Skyline Tower
Jul. 07 New Age Flamenco ● Flamenco Soul Bellevue City Hall
Jul. 08 Emerald City Throwdown ● Hits from the 60s to Today Bellevue Galleria
Jul. 13 Gail Pettis ● Jazz Vocalist TEN20
Jul. 14 All Mixed Up ● 80’s cover band and tribute to The Cars Expedia Building
Jul. 15 Union Jack ● Rolling Stones Tribute Bellevue Galleria
Jul. 20 Jonathan Kingham ● Singer/Songwriter The Bravern
Jul. 21 Lindsay Tomasic ● Singer/Songwriter City Center Plaza
Jul. 22 DJ Mayhem ● MOViN 92.5’s DJ Mayhem Bellevue Galleria
Jul. 27 Dave Peterson Trio ● Jazz Guitarist The Bravern
Jul. 28 Christopher Day ● Singer/Songwriter TEN20
Jul. 29 Stephanie Schneiderman ● Singer/Songwriter Bellevue Galleria
Aug. 03 Everyday Jones ● Acoustic Band The Summit
Aug. 04 The Halyards ● High Energy Acoustic Rock Hits Symetra Financial Center
Aug. 05 Perry Acker ● Micro-brew Rock Bellevue Galleria
Aug. 10 Pearl Django ● Gypsy Jazz Skyline Tower
Aug. 11 Camille Bloom ● Singer/Songwriter KeyCenter
Aug. 12 U277 ● A Tribute to U2 Bellevue Galleria
Aug. 17 Jovino Santos Neto Trio ● Brazilian Jazz TEN20
Aug. 18 Incendio ● Jazz & Jam Band Civica Office Commons
Aug. 19 Rockaraoke Contest ● They Play, You Sing! Bellevue Galleria
Aug. 24 Josh Rawlings Trio ● Jazz Trio Bellevue City Hall
Aug. 25 Buckets of Rain ● Rock n’ Roll Like Mom Used to Make! Expedia Building
Aug. 26 Idol Eyez ● Top 40 from 70s to Today Bellevue Galleria
Aug. 31 Michael Martinez Quartet ● Funky Samba City Center Plaza
Sep. 01 The Grandtours ● Alternative Country & Experimental Newport Tower
Sep. 02 Crème Tangerine ● Beatles cover band Bellevue Galleria
Sep. 07 Bill Anschell Trio ● Jazz Pianist & Composer Skyline Tower
Sep. 08 Greta Matassa ● Jazz Vocalist Civica Office Commons
Sep. 09 3D ● R&B, Funk & Dance Ensemble Bellevue Galleria

Venue details and directions are available at

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