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Summer Events

Summer Events

Jazz Under the Stars
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10
7-9 p.m.
Mary Baker Russell Amphitheater

PLU’s annual Jazz Under the Stars professional summer concert series marked its seventeenth year this summer. This series is FREE to the public, our gift to our community. Bring your lawn chairs and your picnic food. The series is sponsored by the PLU music department.

The lineup for the 2017 series is:

  • July 6: Ranger and the Re-Arrangers (Eclectic string swing band)
  • July 13: Entremundos Quartet (Brazilian Jazz w/Adriana Giordano)
  • July 20: Kareem Kandi Trio (Tacoma jazz saxophone star)
  • July 27: Anjoli Natarajan (Olympia Brazilian jazz vocalist)
  • August 3: Ana Velanova (Seattle jazz vocalist)
  • August 10: Jazz Sound Trio (PLU Jazz Faculty)

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PLU Night at the Twins and Summer Send Off
Tuesday, August 8

Summer Send Off
Darby’s Pub and Grill
Summer Send-Off is a special event for incoming students and their families. It is a perfect opportunity for new students to connect with local alumni eager to share advice, get them excited about their new home, and help them to feel a part of the Lute Family before they even arrive on campus. Make new friends, welcome the class of 2021, and build your local PLU community!
PLU and the Alumni Chapter will provide dinner (including vegetarian options) and beverages.

PLU Night at the Twins
Target Field
If you can’t make it to the Summer Send Off you can still meet up with Lutes at the Twins Game.
Tickets are $15 each.


PLU Day at the Sounders
Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 1 p.m.
CenturyLink Field, Seattle, WA

For the soccer fans out there, watch the Seattle Sounders take on Sporting Kansas City on ​Saturday, August 12, at 1 p.m. at CenturyLink Field!​ Tickets are just $23 per person and all Lutes will be seated in the same section.

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PLU Night at the Rainiers
Saturday. August 19, 2017 – 7:05 p.m.
Cheney Stadium, Tacoma, WA

Join us for this fun summer outing! Remember, just $14 buys you a ticket to the game, hot dog, bottled water and chips. You and your guests are also invited to run the bases and join us for a PLU group picture in center field immediately following the game.

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Homecoming and Family Weekend!
October 13-15, 2017

Visit www.plu.edu/homecoming for the full schedule!