The annual tradition of free live music in Downtown Bangor kicks off this week. This year it all starts with a group Deadheads will love.

Six weeks of free outdoor concerts in Downtown starts this week. Bangor's 13th Annual Cool Sounds Concert Series gets underway Thursday. This year the concerts will move back to West Market Square. The concerts are every Thursday night July through August.

Here's who's playing:

  • July 5th: Workin' Dead (Grateful Dead Cover Band)
  • July 12 - Tiki Thom
  • July 19 - FLASH! In the Pans (Steel Drums)
  • July 26 - Maine St. R&B Revue
  • August 2 - Primo Cubano (Cuban Music)
  • August 9 - Twisted Swing Big Band

The shows start at 5 p.m. each week.