Participants are covered with colored powder during a color run held as part of during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Participants are covered with colored powder during a color run held as part of during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna Music Series debuts Wednesday with color run, Hope Social Club

This is the second year that the series’ opening has been heralded by runners covered in vibrant powder

This year’s Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series kicks off on Wednesday, June 5, with Hope Social Club headlining the opening show.

On Wednesday, festivities will start before anyone takes the stage, with a color fun run sponsored by Alaska Communications. The run will start at 4:30 p.m., beginning at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center down Ski Hill Road. The route will proceed through part of Soldotna, including four color stations, and conclude at Soldotna Creek Park.

This is the second year that the series’ opening has been heralded by runners covered in vibrant powder. Last year, around 200 participated.

Music starts at the park at 6 p.m., when opener Woodrow will perform, followed by Hope Social Club at 7 p.m. That structure will be repeated each week of the series, with a lawn event starting before the music starts. The opener will begin at 6 p.m. and the headliner will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, find “Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series” on Facebook. The two bands, “Woodrow” and “Hope Social Club,” can also be found on Facebook.

Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series

June 5 — Hope Social Club, opening with Woodrow

June 12 — Shake City String Band, opening with Ken Waldman and Josh Krohn

June 19 — Alder Street, opening with Ayden See and The Good Companies

June 26 — Witty Youngman, opening with Sarah Superman with Linda Coles

July 3 — Up a Mountain, opening with Mark ‘n Karn

July 10 — Bunny Swan Band, opening with Mario Carboni

July 17 — Roland Roberts Band, opening with Seth Malone

July 24 — Black Barrel & The Bad Men, opening with Riverfront Gang

July 31 — Boot Juice, opening with Chatham Rabbits

Aug. 7 — Robb Justice Band, opening with Gold Peak

Aug. 14 — Two Crows for Comfort, opening with Jess Clemons

Aug. 21 — Mark Taylor, opening with Curt Hahn

Aug. 28 — Ellie Nelson and the Echoes, opening with Transient Identities

Reach reporter Jake Dye at jacob.dye@peninsulaclarion.com.

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