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Astronomy Events Saturday August 27th

Nebulae will be one phenomenon stargazers will look for Saturday night.


On Saturday, August 27th, from 1-3 p.m. in the Spring Canyon Day Use Area, you can join the Sky Rangers to view solar flares and more.

Later that same night, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., a Planetary Viewing will be held at the Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center.  See the rings of Saturn, moons of Jupiter, and the ice caps of Mars.

Live Music Friday & Saturday, August 26-27


On Friday August 26th, starting at 8 p.m., live band The Stoney River Band will play at the Electric City Bar & Grill.

On Saturday August 27th, starting at 8 p.m., The Stoney River Band will play the Coulee Cantina at Sunbanks Resort.

Also on Saturday August 27th, at 8 p.m., musician Tuck Foster will play at the Electric City Bar & Grill.

20 bands playing rhythm and blues festival at Sunbanks Lake Resort

The stage at Sunbanks during the blues festival.
The stage at Sunbanks during the blues festival.

It’s blues time at Sunbanks Lake Resort on the shores of Banks Lake in Electric City.
Sunbanks has won the state Blues award for the past two years running and this year attracts bands and musicians from all over the country.
On Saturday, award-winning blues musician Matt Andersen is scheduled for the stage with his band, the “Bona Fide.’

His new album, “Honest Man,” debuted at number five on the sales charts in Canada, from where he originally hails. Andersen has toured the world, sharing the stage with such legends as Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, and Greg Allman, among others.

Headlining the four-day event is James Harman’s Bamboo Porch Revue. The Delgado Brothers are back and Hamilton Loomis, Casey Miller & the Barnyard Stompers, Matt Andersen & the Bona Fide, Karen Lovely Band, Ken De-Rouchie Band, Selwyn Birchwood, Twang Junkies with Bob Hill, and Billy Stoops and the Dirt Angels are all scheduled to make appearances during the festival.
Other bands and performers include Acoustic Noise, James Coates, Shoot Jake, Forest Beutel, Adam Hendricks, Franco & the Stingers, Stacy Jones Band, Trevalyan Triangle, Sara Brown Band and the Vaughn Jensen Band fill out the list.

Harmon hails out of Anniston, Alabama and started performing in 1962. He has performed in 28 countries and has built up a massive song catalog.
Another headliner, Hamilton Loomis, is out of Texas and performs all over the country.