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Event: Music in Manito

Dates: July 18 - 19th 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Manito Park, east of the fountain in Duncan Gardens, 2124 S Tekoa St.

Northwest BachFest Live announces the annual July outdoor concerts, now called Music In Manito, held in Manito Park in Spokane. The 2023 BachFest season celebrates the organization’s 50th Anniversary..

Music In Manito in July 2023 features a program Artistic Director Zuill Bailey planned to begin with the exciting 2023 Grammy-Winning Attacca String Quartet performing the first half of the program. For the second half, the YouTube sensation Simply Three with covers from Adele, Coldplay, Gershwin, and more takes the stage. Both evenings offer the same program.

The concert site opens at 5:30 pm for pre-concert picnics in both table and lawn seating areas. Two large Jumbotron video screens, one in the front lawn and another in the back lawn, will bring the action on the stage up close to the audience. Lawn seating patrons supply their own chairs or blankets with no height restrictions on the open lawn. There will be no concession service at the concerts, and audiences bring in their own food and beverages with the addition of water encouraged for the warm evenings.

Tuesday, July 18 at 7 pm
Wednesday, July 19 at 7 pm

Front Lawn Seating tickets $57 (North of gravel walkway through the park)
Back Lawn Seating tickets   $37 (South of gravel walkway through the park)
Available through Eventbrite at the links below:

TUESDAY, JULY 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Front Lawn Seating –
Back Lawn Seating  –

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Front Lawn Seating –
Back Lawn Seating –

STUDENT tickets in the BACK LAWN are available at the concert site for only $5!
Back Lawn Ticket Holders may purchase student tickets at the concert site for $5 each.  This special offer is underwritten by Spokane City Credit Union. People are encouraged to purchase their regular price tickets in advance to make it a quick process and shorten lines to pay at the site for just the $5 tickets.

Limited Reserved Table Seating
A limited number of tables for eight can be reserved directly from BachFest for $580. These can only be reserved as complete eight-person tables with no individual tickets available.
Reserved Table Seating tickets $580 for an eight-person table: Contact

The concerts will take place in Manito Park regardless of weather conditions. Table seating and lawn seating patrons will provide their own rain gear and umbrellas.

Northwest BachFest is a year-around presenter of classical music with BachFest concerts in February/March, May, concerts in Manito Park in July, August/September and December. Other musical events are scheduled throughout the year. BachFest engages in the community with musical visits to hospitals, reaching neo-natal ICUs, Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Units, Cardiac Care Units, hospice settings and more along with educational programs in area schools. During restrictions for live performances, BachFest turned attention to presenting high-quality “Across the Miles” concerts online via its YouTube channel as well as free of charge streaming programs to maintain community engagement activities.  In addition, digital “Postcards From Spokane” were circulated through online platforms and KSPS Public TV. The Postcards can be seen at Free Bach’s Lunch concerts are offered regularly along with shorter Pop-Up BachFest concerts in various locations in the area. Special Events are also presented from time to time.