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Groovin' on the Grass heats up

Quarterflash and Stone In Love set the soundtrack for ultimate date night


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: BOB WAYT - Couples can sing along and dance to their favorite Journey hits performed by Portland's own tribute band, Stone In Love.Couples looking for a date night on Saturday are in for a treat.

The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District's free Concert in the Park series continues with the highlight show of the summer season.

The third annual "Groovin' on the Grass" date-nigh concert returns with two powerhouse groups, Quarterflash and Stone In Love.

Both Portland-area favorites will take the stage at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex, 5707 S.W. Walker Road. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the concert that will heat things up from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on the sports fields behind the Athletic Center.

Quarterflash hit it big in 1981 with “Harden My Heart,” written by Marv Ross and sung by his wife, Rindy. The band still delights audiences with its sax-heavy blend of rock and pop.

Stone In Love is a high-energy, Portland-based band that plays the beloved songs of Journey, one of the top-selling rock groups of all time known for power ballads.

While the concert is free, couples will be able to purchase food, wine and beer on site to round out the date-night experience.by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: BOB WAYT - Quarterflash's blend of sultry sax-infused rock and pop will get people on their feet during Saturday night's Groovin' on the Grass in Beaverton.



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