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  • Sun, August 11, 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Ferdinand Street, Royal Room, Lotties, Hummingbird, Rhumba Notes, RV Historical Society, Tutta Bella, Backyard, CC Gallery, Royal Esquire Club

Beatwalk Sun. Aug. 11th.  Join us for LIVE, FREE MUSIC!

BeatWalk is the second Sunday of Each month June - September.  2019 is the 25th Anniversary of BeatWalk and the event is hopping with more venues and music than ever before.  Ten Columbia City venues open their doors  for free live music.  The streets come alive with buskers, dj's, and lots of dancing.   The theme this month is World Rhythms & Beats.   Scroll down or click "More Details" for full schedule of musicians and venues! 


  • 4:30pm -  Zumba with LaChelle Singleton and Reeni Nair - Come out and Zumba Dance with an Afro/Calypso/Latin flair.  Shake off your stress, learn some new moves, while burning calories
  •  5:00pm - Arturo Rodriguez and Friends - Playing a variety of traditional Cuban music.  A combination of Bata drums and congas,  along guagua and shekere, creating funky Rumba for you to listen and dance to
  •  6:00pm -  DJ Supreme La Rock - A true open format DJ playing a variety of music from Soul, Funk, Boogie, Latin, Disco to Rock, Pop, 70s 80s and beyond
  • 7:30pm- DJ G. Prez  Bringing you the best in Old School R&B and HipHop

Venues and Artists: 

  • Columbia City Historical Society - 5:30pm - Playing World Music records on a contemporary Victrols 
  • Backyard - 6:30pm - Thaddilac - Bringing you some good ole Heavy Soul
  • Columbia City Gallery - 5:30 - Debra Kendrick and Friends
  • Lotties - 8:00pm - Alex Duncan - From the island of St. Kitts, Alex Duncan brews an authentic blend of Reggae, Dancehall and Soca
  • CC Ale House - 6pm - Motown's Herman Brown - Playing a mix of Funk, Blues, and Reggae
  • Tutta Bella - 6:45pm - Ben Hunter  –  Playing violin, mandolin, guitar, Ben weaves together African American roots musical traditions that cross the diaspora.
  • Royal Room - 7pm - Michael Powers Group Michael brings contemporary instrumentals stylistically with Pop, R&B, and Blues
  • The Royal Esquire Club - 7:30 -  Laborer and the Universal Roots Band -  An intimate, Rhythmic, Acoustic session for your listening pleasure
  • Hummingbird - 7pm - Salon - Playing Latin, Jazz, Swing and Soul
  • Rumba Notes - 8pm - L'Orchestra Afrisou - Bringing exhilarating rumba rhythms of Africa to Beatwalk

Street Busker locations:

Mohammed Shaibu, 5pm - on the corner of Rainier and Hudson

Guitarist: Garrett Fonteyne, 5:30pm - alley next to CC Ale House

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