The Annual Rock the Dock At Seafarers' Memorial Park starts at 5pm featuring a free community concert with The Walrus and Johnny Bulldog. With a beer garden & food. Fireworks at sunset. Plenty of kids activities. Sponsored by Port of Anacortes.
One of the Northwest's favorite bands, The Walrus has been energizing clubs, parties, weddings, and outdoor events since 1995.
In January 2015, The Walrus was selected to play for pre-game festivities at the NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field.
The band's vocally rich and intricate arrangements include songs by the Beatles, Queen, the Jackson 5, the B-52s, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, The Police, Stevie Wonder, Jefferson Airplane, Heart, The Trammps, CSNY, Talking Heads, Aretha Franklin, and many others. View their song list.
The Walrus is made up of five seasoned professionals who care about making every event and performance fun, smooth and enjoyable for all. All band members sing, enabling the band to perform songs most cover bands would never think of even trying, such as Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." (Want to hear it? Check out MP3 downloads.)
Johnny “Bulldog” Tristao is on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. For the last two decades he has been the lead singer for Creedence Clearwater Revisited touring all over the world.
Larry Mason is on guitar, vocals, and drums and has tour Europe and the US with The Brandos. Larry also plays guitar and sings with Broken Banjo Kevin Johnson plays lead guitar and sings as well as producing Johnny Bulldog’s records. Kevin has been head of sound engineering at Microsoft and was the sound technician on the television shows “Sell This House” and “Hoarders”. Kevin also plays and sings with Broken Banjo.
Garey Shelton plays bass and is an in demand player in the Pacific Northwest. He has worked with countless successful acts including James Brown, Danny O’Keefe and Jesse Colin Young. He has played on hundreds of CD’s and produced a Grammy winning record with Eric Tingstad.
Johnny Bulldog is comprised of four seasoned musicians that perform as an acoustic act featuring the music of The Beatles. In the second set, when dancing is called for, they plug in and rock with tunes from Credeence, Wilson Picket and other legends.