Summer Concerts

Washington Trust Bank sponsors summer concerts at Arbor Crest

Proud Sponsor of the 2016 Summer Concert Season

Announcing the 2016 Summer Concert Schedule at the Cliff House Estate!

Proudly sponsored by Washington Trust Bank

On Thursdays, our “Performers on the Patio” series brings live music and visual art to the patio outside the Tasting Room.

On Sundays, “Concerts on the Cliff” brings the best in regional bands from a variety of musical genres to the Estate stage  — a great way to wrap up a weekend!

With over 40 concerts to choose from, there’s something for every taste — from rock and country to classical ensembles and jazz bands. 

General Concert Information:

  • Concerts are open to ages 21 and over only; ID is required.
  • All concerts are outdoors. In the event of inclement weather, music performances will be inside the Vineyard Tent.
  • There is no cover fee for Thursday performances. Sunday concerts are $8, general admission, payable at the gate (cash, Visa, MC). Purchase a Concert Punch Card and enjoy 10 concerts for the price of 8!
  • Reserved table seats are available for both Thursdays and Sundays; please call (509) 927-9463 at least 24 hours in advance. Reservation fees (in addition to admission price on Sundays) are $30 for 4, $50 for 8 or $60 for 10, payable by Visa or MasterCard.
  • Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged
  • You are welcome to bring unopened, commercially sealed, non-alcoholic beverages
  • Delicious gourmet picnic fare is available from our Arbor Crest Al Fresco Foods stations, along with beer on tap from Square Wheel Brewing, and of course, our award-winning wines!
  • Shows on Thursdays are 5:30–7:30, and the Estate closes at 8pm (in September, it’s 4:30–6:30, 7pm close)
  • Sunday concerts start at 5:30 (4:30 in September) and wrap up at Sunset
  • Looking for a special spot with “wow factor” for a group gathering?  Select areas of the grounds are available to reserve exclusively for your group of 20 to 130 guests to enjoy. Treat clients, employees, family or friends to the shared experience of an outdoor concert! Please call 927-9894 for details and pricing.

Rules & Regulations:

  • Due to liquor regulations, we cannot allow outside alcohol (including previously purchased Arbor Crest wines) through the gate or anywhere on the premises. This includes vehicles in the parking lot.
  • All coolers and containers are subject to inspection.
  • No pets; documented service animals only.
  • Other prohibited items include:  firearms, fireworks, camp stoves, and barbecues.
  • Smoking allowed in designated areas only.
  • Please be responsible and have a designated driver!


Thursdays: “Performers on the Patio”

Music from 5:30 – 7:30, 4:30 – 6:30 in Sept  •  Estate closes at 8pm, 7pm in Sept  •  Free Admission!


May 5: Nate Ostrander, Pop/Adult Contemporary |  Dave Hodgson, Photography

May 12: Jacob Cummings & Ron Greene, Bluesy Rock |  Dona Farsdahl, Jewelry

May 19: Eric Neuhausser, R&B/Soul |  Janet Cook, Jewelry

May 26: Evan Denlinger, Folk/Rock |  Nancy Hartley, Baskets • Nick Bradley, Metal Art

June 2: Kosh, Classic & Contemporary Rock |  Carmen Hall, Jewelry

June 9: Lyle Morse, Acoustic Blues |  Karla Lautenbach, Mosaic Pictures

June 16: Pink Tango, Trio Global Jazz | Suzanne Alvarez, Jewelry

June 23: Jacob Cummings, Blues/Pop |  Tracey Hardy, Jewelry

June 30: Son of Brad, Rock Originals |  Autumn Bunton, Pottery • Michael Dolan, Jewelry

July 7: Bill Bozly, Bluesy Folk/Rock |  Robin Alexander, Jewelry • Mary Rawlsky, Photography

July 14: Keys West Dueling Pianos, Rock ‘n’ Roll |  Debbie McCulley, Wall Art

July 21: Karrie O’Neill, Acoustic Pop/Folk |  Patsy Pinch, Rock Art

July 28: Benton & Gallagher, Bluesy Folk/Rock |  Ann & Steve Contois, Stained Glass Art

Aug 4: Martini Brothers, Classic Rock |  Lynn Gamble, Glass Art

Aug 11: Ron Greene, Bluesy Folk/Rock |  JoDee Moody, Pottery

Aug 18: Spare Parts Trio, Soft Rock Favorites |  Craig Goodwin, Photography

Aug 25: Kari Marguerite Trio, Pop & Jazz |  Bobbie van Loben Sels, Jewelry

Sept 1: Ryan Larsen Duo, Pure Country |  Suzanne Alvarez, Jewelry

Sept 8: Charla Bauman Duo, Pop/Country/Jazz/Folk |  Cindy Dillehay, Glass Art

Sept 15: Isaac Walton & Current Flow, Alt Folk Rock |  Megan Holden, Jewelry

Sept 22: Dog House Boyz, Bluesy Folk Rock |  Melinda Melvin, Mixed Media Art

Sept 29: Harvey Stanley, Folk Rock |  Ruth Eich, Slumped Glass


Sundays: “Concerts on the Cliff”

5:30 to Sunset (4:30 to Sunset in Sept)  •  Tickets $8

May 8:  The West Side Cobras, Rockabilly R&B Dance Band

May 15:  Nu Jack City, Motown Soul Revue

May 22:  Meet Revolver, Beatles Tribute Band

May 29:  Spare Parts, Tight Harmonies and Classic Favorites

June 5:  Root Seller, Americana Roots Rock & Country Blues

June 12:  Ryan Larsen Band, Pure Country

June 19:  Charlie Butts & the Filter Tips, R&B Soul Blues

June 26:  Devon Wade Band, Sandpoint-style Country

July 3:  The Rhythm Dawgs, Popular Rock Hits

July 10:  8 Second Ride, Country Rock

July 17:  Jesse Weston Band, Rhythm & Blues

July 24:  Sammy Eubanks, Soul Country & Rockin’ Blues

July 31:  Soul Proprietor, Funk Rock R&B 9-piece Horn Band

Aug 7:  David Raitt & the Baja Boogie Band, Legendary Blues

Aug 14:  Tuxedo Junction, Big Band Swing

Aug 21:  High Street Band, Swing, Motown & More

Aug 28:  Sara Brown Band, ’60s & ’70s R&B and Soul

Sept 4:  Atomic Jive, 8-piece R&B Swing

Sept 11:  Upper Cut, Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Band

Sept 18:  Fusbol, Pop Rock

Sept 25:  Common Ground, Top 40 Favorites