Los Potrillos de Nayarit to Give Free Concert in Boardman on July 9

Los Potrillos de Nayarit will perform at Boardman Marina Park on Monday, July 9. (Contributed Photo)

Los Potrillos de Nayarit will perform for the Music in the Parks outdoor summer concert series at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 9 at the Boardman Marina Park, located off N. Main Street on Marine Drive.

Los Potrillos de Nayarit is a local Norteno (Spanish country) band from Hermiston. They are made up of four members and consists of an accordion, bass, 12-string guitar and drums. They have been playing music at various events for over six years. Their music consists of ballads, true legends and stories from the past both semi-slow-paced rhythm and cumbias which are a semi-fast paced rhythm.

They will be playing at the Music in the Parks event for the first time.

The Music in the Parks concert series is held each summer alternating between Boardman and Irrigon Marina Parks. The concerts are free to the public and begin at 7 p.m. on Mondays through Aug. 13. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase at the Boardman events, courtesy of the Boardman Little League. The Music in the Parks series is funded by the Morrow County Unified Recreation District and Portland General Electric and sponsored by the North Morrow Community Foundation.

Additional dates and performers during the season include the band Cruise Control in Irrigon on July 16; the MissyG Band in Boardman on July 23; on July 30 in Irrigon are the Buttercreek Boys; guitar duo Blue Mt. Spanish Sound in Boardman on Aug. 6 and in Irrigon on Aug. 13 is the band Brass Fire. In the event of inclement weather, Boardman performances will be held at the SAGE Center and Irrigon performances will be held at the Irrigon Senior Center.

For more information about the Music in the Parks concert series, contact Jackie at 541-720-1289.